TORONTO — Trafalgar has unveiled its most innovative and immersive USA & Canada program to date.
The 2015 portfolio comprises 47 different itineraries, including more than 100 Insider Experiences. Showcasing five new itineraries and spanning USA & Canada, as well as Mexico and Costa Rica, the guided holidays range from seven to 27 days duration and combine the iconic sights with an extensive collection of experiences that are unique and exclusive to Trafalgar, allowing guests to truly connect with their selected destination.
“It’s now easier than ever to sell the real USA & Canada and generate even more commission, thanks to our significantly expanded product offering,” said Trafalgar.
Incorporating Regional, Discovery, At Leisure and Family, there’s a variety of trip styles to share with clients, so no matter what their travel desires and required pace, Trafalgar has something that fits.
Trafalgar is also offering savings of up to $1,810 per couple on 2015 Trafalgar USA & Canada guided vacations.
“In listening to our Canadian industry partners, we became aware of the need to enhance the USA & Canada portfolio to provide even more choice for Canadian travellers,” says Doug Patterson, president of Trafalgar Canada. “For 2015, we’re delighted to deliver our most appealing proposition so far, offering 113 authentic experiences, including 23 of our signature Be My Guest dining experiences, giving travellers the chance to dine as a local with the locals, all of which are exclusive to Trafalgar. We’d like to thank the industry for their ongoing support and assure them we are the real deal when it comes to our unrelenting commitment to delivering exceptional quality experiences.”
New guided holidays for 2015:
Newfoundland & Labrador (11 days) – Journey into Canada’s less-explored corners and discover where Europeans first landed in North America, visit the only Kosher winery in Canada and join a Local Expert to hear about the significance of Signal Hill in St John’s, where Marconi’s first transatlantic wireless signal was recorded.
Secrets of the Old South (8 days) – Delve into the culture and hospitality of the Deep South and hear the trials and tales of local Civil War history. Get the inside track from a Local Expert with a visit to the Baptist Church in Savannah, join a local Gullah historian for a special Be My Guest dinner where he regales with stories of amazing ancestry and take time for tea and enjoy lunch at Charleston Tea Plantation and learn why tea, a Local Specialty is ingrained in Southern Culture.
Trans-American Grand Adventure (27 days) – Enjoy a cross-country exploration of the U.S., from LA to NYC and much in between. Meet a Local Expert in various locations, including Yellowstone, the world’s first National Park and Gettysburg, to hear about the pivotal turning point in the Civil War. Enjoy a Be My Guest lunch at Winterest, home to the famed Bridges of Madison County and stay at the nation’s oldest continually operating hotel, The Palmer House Chicago, an Authentic Accommodation property that has hosted the likes of Louis Armstrong, Judy Garland and Frank Sinatra.
Mexico’s Colonial Cities & Coastal Resorts (10 days) – Step back in time to the Aztec empire and discover the great colonial cities. Sample a delicious Be My Guest dinner in a 17th century colonial mansion and learn about the culinary traditions of Michoacan, passed down through several generations of the owner’s family.
Natural Wonders of Costa Rica (8 days) – Enjoy an intimate encounter with the people and nature of Costa Rica, including a Be My Guest lunch at a hacienda, now an eco-friendly family home and organic farm.
For more information on Trafalgar and the new USA & Canada 2015 program, contact your local Sales Manager or visit trafalgar.com.