Any time a country or region imposes any sort of visa stipulation - even if it’s a waiver - the travel industry sighs a collective groan, knowing the obstacles and headaches to come.
TORONTO — Okushu Tours has launched its small group tours to Peru, Japan, China, India, South Africa, Vietnam and Thailand & Cambodia.
Clients can now experience these destinations in small groups of like-minded guests with no more than 16 fellow travellers, says co-owner Michael Yiptong.
“Based on our research, we are confident that today’s travellers still seek the safety and companionship of travelling in a group led by an experienced tour director without the structure, and rigidity of traditional group travel,” says Yiptong.
“Our groups are limited to 16 – not 20, not 24 – which allows us to offer our guests the most immersive and authentic experience at destination. All our tours are custom designed to allow our guests to ‘ungroup’ and have their own time. We know our product and our small groups only go to our seven destinations. We do not sell the whole world!”
The Okushu Tours small group difference, says Yiptong, also includes a choice of included (as opposed to optional) activities, immersive and authentic experiences and value and peace of mind. There’s also “flexibility to experience the unexpected”.
Okushu’s first departures are in September 2019. For more information, itineraries and departure dates, visit okushu.com.