Tour Talk

Posted on February 1st, 2011

Island Destinations

In tourism, when the going gets tough, the tough add value. That’s the philosophy that’s led Island Destinations, an operator focused on
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Jan11 Explorations Touring

Posted on January 1st, 2011

Explorations Touring

It’s hard to think of a more aptly named travel product than Explorations, a tour brand that’s an offshoot of Collette Vacations, and which...
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Posted on December 1st, 2010


With more than 83 years of tour operator experience tucked under their respective belts, the Globus family of brands—Globus, Cosmos
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Nov10 The Evolution of Escorted Tours

Posted on November 1st, 2010

The Evolution of Escorted Tours

In the not too long ago—and even among some unaware consumers today—escorted tours were unfairly tainted with the aged, "If it's Tuesday
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Oct10 Cox & Kings Focuses on Value-Driven Luxury

Posted on October 1st, 2010

Cox & Kings Focuses on Value-Driven Luxury

Successfully selling luxury product is as much about experience as it is about the product itself, a fact that luxury tour operator Cox & Kings
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Posted on September 1st, 2010

Tauck Bridges

A pioneer in group travel and 3-time winner of Virtuoso’s Best Escorted Tour Operator award, Tauck Tours has long been known for programs
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Posted on August 1st, 2010

Insight Vacations

For over 42 years, Insight Vacations, wearing its tag line, “The Art of Touring In Style,” has hosted millions of travelers on its premium escorted
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Posted on July 1st, 2010

Myths and Mountains

In the 1980s, when Myths and Mountains was born, a lot of people wanting to travel abroad had to opt for the “10 countries in eight days” tours
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Posted on June 1st, 2010

Destination Weddings

Surprisingly enough, destination weddings can very well be one of the most economical ways to get married, even with a fairly good-sized
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May10 Golf Holidays International on Course

Posted on May 1st, 2010

Golf Holidays International on Course

It wouldn’t be difficult to imagine that lots of people in the travel industry believe that Rick Myles has the perfect job: he’s both an avid golfer
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