Unparalleled Value & Experiences Make South America THE Place to Travel in 2013

August 23, 2012 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
From romantic Rio de Janeiro to the intriguing Amazon Jungle; from mysterious Machu Picchu and the awe-inspiring Galapagos Islands to the scenic beauty of Costa Rica, it's not surprising that South & Central America tours and independent vacation packages have witnessed double-digit growth in the last year. To capitalize on all that Latin America has to offer, in 2013, Globus is enhancing its portfolio with dozens of itinerary updates everything from adding days in various cities to providing travelers more insider experiences and visits as well as new tours and independent vacation packages.

"Boasting some of the world's best cuisine, inspired splendor, intriguing history and exciting exploration, not to mention, unparalleled travel value, South America is one of the hottest destinations in the world right now," said Scott Nisbet, president and CEO of the Globus family of brands. "To capitalize on all this amazing continent has to offer, we're not only providing travelers VIP access to the must-see sites, we're maximizing their cultural access with such experiences as offering a private Argentine Tango lesson in Buenos Aires and visiting local family homes to get a glimpse into day-to-day life."

For 2013, Globus is providing travelers seven (7) updated tours in South America, and 35 tour combinations, including the company's most popular vacation, 12-day Legacy of the Incas.

Also NEW for 2013, is 8-day Peru Splendors. On the new "Take a Break" vacation, travelers will experience the best of Peru, including visiting a local Peruvian food market in Lima; taking-in all that the Sacred Valley has to offer. As is the case with all of Globus' 2013 South America tours, travelers can also choose to extend this vacation. For this itinerary they can add three nights in the Peruvian Amazon, a Galápagos cruise, or three nights on Easter Island.

In addition to providing travelers a new itinerary 9-day Costa Rica Wonders with Tortuguero (priced from $1,269) ¬ Globus' sister company, Monograms, is enhancing existing itineraries by introducing travelers to such new destinations as Huatajata (Lake Titicaca); La Paz, Bolivia; Ecuador's Rainforest and the Sacred Valley in Peru. Monograms' independent travel packages range from 5 to 14 days.

EARLY BOOKING INCENTIVES: Travelers booking a 2013 air-inclusive vacation can receive a $300 air credit. And, those booking a 2013 Monograms vacation early can receive a FREE extra night. For more details and disclaimers, visit our Vacation Deals page.


  • NEW 8-day Peru Splendors
  • 12-day Legacy of the Incas,
  • 9-day South America Escape
  • 16-day South American Odyssey
  • 15-day Spirit of South America
  • 9-day Natural Wonders of Costa Rica
  • (FAMILY VACATION) 8-day Costa Rica: Pura Vida

  • For more information and vacation details, visit www.globusjourneys.com. And, "like" us on Facebook for exclusive offers throughout the year at www.facebook.com/globus.

    Littleton, Colorado-based Group Voyagers, Inc. is the privately held company that markets and sells the Globus family of brands within the United States. Globus, Cosmos, Monograms and Avalon Waterways offer travelers unparalleled tour, independent travel package, river- and small-ship cruise options. Considered the world's largest tour operator, with more than 80 years of international travel experience, the Globus family of brands is dedicated to enriching the lives of travelers by turning foreign destinations into familiar harbors, where the expense of travel is forgotten and replaced by personal value. The Globus family of brands is a Bronze Certification member of Sustainable Travel International (STI).

    Consumers can book a Globus family of brands vacation or request brochures by visiting a preferred travel agent or by calling the following toll free number: 1.866.313.2855. For more information, please visit www.globusfamily.com.