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TORONTO — In anticipation of an increase in domestic tourism, Trafalgar has unveiled a new series of home-grown itineraries designed reconnect Canadians with their own backyard.
Created by Canadians for Canadians, the ‘Near Not Far Limited Series’ includes three guided vacations departing this fall that highlight authentic Canadian experiences in the Maritimes, the Rockies and Ontario & Quebec.
Wolf Paunic, President of Trafalgar and Costsaver Canada, cited a recent study conducted by Leger 360 in which 51% of Canadians stated they would feel comfortable travelling regionally within two months of COVID-19 protective measures being lifted.
“We know Canadians are as eager as ever to start exploring their own backyard, just as much as travel agents are to start selling, and the ‘Near Not Far Limited Series’ trips begin this fall 2020,” he says. “We’ve been hearing that they are getting excited to explore their own country and support local economies while making a difference to the communities visited. These trips were created with the right size groups, hygiene and physical distancing standards in mind to give your clients peace of mind to travel with confidence.”
The new itineraries are as follows: