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Abercrombie & Kent is internationally recognized as the original luxury travel company. Born as an African safari company in 1962, A&K's unparalleled tour and travel operations now extend across the globe to more than one hundred countries on all seven continents. A&K combines expert pre-departure service in the U.S. with something extraordinary — our own, company-owned offices around the globe. All are staffed by full time A&K travel professionals, ready to make certain that every aspect of your stay in their home region is not just a bland encounter with a foreign culture, but a fascinating, faultless and, above all, extraordinary experience.
DESTINATIONS: Africa & Egypt; Antarctica; India, Orient, Australia & New Zealand; Europe; North America; South America.
Apple Vacations is the nation’s largest provider of exclusive non-stop vacation flights. Apple’s robust product line includes popular beach resorts in Mexico, the Caribbean, Hawaii, Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia; ski resorts throughout North and South America; European city stays, escorted tours and river cruises; and luxury villas throughout Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe. In addition, Apple Vacations was a pioneer to many of today’s most popular vacation destinations such as Cancun, Punta Cana and Huatulco, and was the first to sell “all-inclusive vacations” to the U.S. market. Today, Apple Vacations carries more leisure travelers to Mexico and the Dominican Republic than any vacation company worldwide, and is a leader to the Caribbean, the Hawaiian Islands and Costa Rica.
Adventures by Disney was created especially for families, with breathtaking guided group vacations spanning six continents - from Alaska to Australia, and from Costa Rica to Canada. With Adventures by Disney, you'll meet enthralling local experts. Enjoy backstage access, VIP treatment and other exclusive experiences difficult to arrange your own. And discover incredible adventures for everyone, including special thrills just for kids. You and your fellow travelers are hosted by two Disney-trained Adventure Guides. Best of all, Adventures by Disney will handle the details. So you can spend your time having the time of your life.
Disney-trained Adventure Guides
They know the secrets. They know the locals and they can get you into places thought inaccessible. Disney's guides have a sense of adventure, and nose for fun and they'll immerse everyone in the stories of their vacation destinations.
Doing the impossible is what we do. And it's what you are going to do! We're absolute experts at getting into places most travelers only dream of visiting:
We don't just "know the locals," they're an integral part of every adventure. Our Guests laugh with them, interact with them, and learn from them:
Fun for Everyone
We've created incredible moments for each member of the family, with immersive activities that will leave everyone delighted. From adults-only wine tastings to special thrills designed just for kids to one-of-a-kind, unforgettable adventures.
African Travel, Inc. is America’s Premier Safari Operator. All we sell is Africa and we have been doing it for more than 37 years. We have dedicated ourselves to offering customized safaris by discovering who your clients are and focusing on their interests. We match their profile to the ideal African experience, without bias, as we are not limited to selling properties in which we have a vested interest. We KNOW Africa: Botswana, Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Jordan, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Popular Journeys are expertly planned and accessible to a wide range of travelers. These journeys feature the continent's world-renowned game parks, UNESCO World Heritage Sites as well as cosmopolitan cities. These journeys can be tailored to include a variety of four and five star lodges and authentic tented camps.
Extraordinary Experiences are for the adventurous travelers who are looking for a challenge as well as cultural enlightenment. Added Adventures are easily combinable with your primary itinerary and personally designed for you. You may discover that there are some key highlights you wouldn't want to miss during your journey to Africa.
Family Vacations is a great way to celebrate life's milestone. Gather your children, your parents, your cousins and friends for a family safari vacation of a lifetime. The opportunities for magical experiences are endless. Within the following sample itineraries, look for the family icon for vacations particularly suited for families with children or the young at heart and be sure to ask your Safari Specialist for plenty more suggestions.
Small Group Journeys are for those looking to share camaraderie and fun with like minded travelers, African Travel offers select small group departures to popular safari destinations in Kenya, Tanzania, Southern Africa and Mozambique. These safaris are offered on specific dates during popular travel periods with optimum wildlife and viewing in mind. African Travel, Inc. can include luxury trains like Blue Train and Rovos Rail in itineraries.
Backroads' biking, walking, multisport and insider vacations, chosen by discerning travelers – of all ages, interests, and fitness levels – for 34 years. A Backroads vacation is the perfect blend of exhilarating activities, scenery, camaraderie and fun. Tell your clients – travel with Backroads and experience the trip of a lifetime!
Biking:On a Backroads biking trip, guests pedal the world’s most scenic routes on our custom designed 27-speed titanium bicycles. These are lightweight bikes specifically made for road touring. Guests select from several mileage options each day and travel at their own pace. Ride as much or as little as you like. We travel on quiet back roads and explore an area in depth.
Walking: On a Backroads walking trip, life’s little details come alive, creating unforgettable encounters and cultural revelations. Mingle with the local people, take the time to explore the destination a little deeper and savor the local cuisine and wines. Trips for both weekend walkers and avid hikers are available.
Multisport: Our multisport trips are not designed for the triathlete. In fact, these trips are an easygoing way to explore, combining biking and walking with other fun-filled activities (kayaking, rafting, snorkeling, etc.) to thoroughly explore a region.
Family Trips: Backroads Family Trips are fun, stimulating adventures designed to captivate the whole gang. Whether you’re biking to castles or spotting wildlife from a kayak, you’ll connect with your kids and do things they enjoy in an environment that positively transforms family interaction. Each itinerary balances quality time together and apart, with welcome and satisfying opportunities for everyone to take a break and recharge-something that's virtually impossible to achieve when you vacation on your own.
Italy: Amalfi Coast, Cinque Terre & Tuscany, Dolomites, Italian Lakes, Italy & Slovenia, Piedmont, Puglia, Sicily, Tuscany
France: Alsace & the Black Forest, Basque Country, Brittany & Normandy, Burgundy, Dordogne, Dordogne & Bordeaux, France, French Alps, Loire Valley, Provence
Europe At Large: Croatia Dalmatian Coast, Czech Republic & Austria, Greece, Hungary, Slovakia & Poland, Ireland, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia & Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey
USA: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Maine, Massachusetts, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, South Carolina & Georgia, Texas, Utah, Utah & Arizona, Vermont, Washington, Wyoming
Canada: Canadian Rockies, Nova Scotia, Québec Latin America: Argentina, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Peru
Asia & the Pacific: Bali, Bhutan, China, Hawaii's Big Island, India, Myanmar, New Zealand, Thailand, Vietnam
Africa: Morocco, South Africa
ACCOMMODATIONS :Backroads offers three categories of accommodations on our trips; Premiere Inns, Casual Inns and Deluxe Camping—again allowing us to reach a wide variety of travelers.
On Premiere Inn trips guests enjoy hotels and inns recognized for excellence by Relais & Chateaux, Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Travel + Leisure and Condé Nast. The elegance of Premiere Inns is matched by the culinary talents of their acclaimed chefs. Active days are followed by a fabulous meal—one more essential ingredient of the Backroads experience.
Casual Inns are comfortably informal and in settings that are appropriate to the region. Except for a change in lodging, none of the other services and amenities offered on Premiere Inn trips are compromised. The price point for Casual Inn trips ranges from $700 – $1,200 less per person than a Premiere Inn Trip, making this program an affordable option for budget–conscious travelers.
Guests also have the option of exploring the great outdoors on a Backroads deluxe camping trip in North America. These vacations are ideal for first-time campers, seasoned veterans and families. The Backroads leaders handle all the camp chores so guests enjoy active days and the beauty of the natural setting around them.
Brendan Vacations is synonymous with Ireland and world-class Irish experiences. We’ve also crossed the North Channel and offer a full service program in Scotland. From our popular Locally Hosted Vacations to independent city stays and self drives, custom groups to private chauffeur vacations, we handle all of your Ireland & Scotland travel needs, large and small. Add to this our worldwide Guided Vacations program, and you don’t need to look any further to fill your clients’ dreams.
Powered by an international team of passionate travelers, the award-winning trips embrace authentic accommodation, exotic cuisine and both private and local transport to put travelers on a first-name basis with the planet’s people, cultures, landscapes and wildlife. The intimate, authentic and sustainable approach to small-group travel introduces travelers to the highlights of a destination while offering the freedom to explore it on their own.