Amazing North America Tour Vacations!

October 04, 2012 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Step back in history on America's historic East; explore everything from the Mohave to Mammoth; adventure through Alaska or discover the wonders of America's national parks. The diversity of experiences traveling in North America affords is endless. And, in 2013, Globus is helping travelers enjoy the country's major sites plus unexpected delights thanks to a new program called Local Favorites.

"With Globus, 'sight-experiencing' bests 'sightseeing' every time," said Scott Nisbet, president and CEO of the Globus family of brands. "This idea couldn't be more true in 2013 when we introduce our travelers to Local Favorites a rare taste of the local flavors and behind-the-scenes journeys on each and every North America tour.

When travelers tour with Globus in 2013, they can treasure magical, Local Favorite moments like this:

  • Meeting Iditarod champion Martin Buser and his sled dogs (NEW! 8-day Alaska's Iditarod)
  • Touring the Gloria Ferrer wine caves and tasting their sparkling wines (NEW! 9-day Northern California's Finest)
  • Visiting Tatanka to learn "the Story of the Bison" while experiencing the richness of the Lakota people, a Plains Indian buffalo culture (11-day America's National Parks)
  • Spending time with an Amish family and visiting their farm (8-day Patriot's Passage)

  • In addition to unveiling Local Favorites, Globus has also created six (6) NEW vacations ranging from 8 to 15 days. Included in these new offerings is a "Special Event" getaway in Alaska showcasing the Iditarod, as well as touring vacations featuring the Pacific Northwest, California, the East Coast and America's national parks.

    And, for a second year, Globus is teaming up the National Park Foundation (NPF), the official charity of America's national parks, to provide unique tour experiences in these amazing national treasures. As part of this GoParks! Tours partnership, when travelers book a Globus US national parks vacation, the company will make a donation to the NPF at no additional cost to travelers. And, in 2013, Globus is inviting travelers to stay connected even on the road with FREE Wi-Fi on every motorcoach.

    Globus' top five (5) North American itineraries that showcase the great outdoors are:

  • Parks & Canyon Spectacular (14 days). Features Yellowstone, Bryce Canyon, Zion and Grand Canyon National Parks.
  • Grand Hawaii Vacation (13 days)
  • Eastern U.S. & Canada Discovery (13 days)
  • Spectacular Alaska (10 days). Features Denali and Kenai Fjords National Parks.
  • California Classics (9 days). Features Yosemite National Park.

  • EARLY BOOKING INCENTIVE: Those booking select 2013 Globus North America vacations can save $600 (per couple). For details and disclaimers, please visit our Special Vacation Offers page.

    For more information and vacation details, visit www.globusjourneys.com or "like" us on Facebook.

    ABOUT THE GLOBUS FAMILY OF BRANDS
    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.