Around the Globe: January 24, 2011

Tour operator packages, news and deals
By: Beatrice Baisa
Spain is featured in Globus’ discounted Europe itineraries. // © 2011 Hamish Barrie
Spain is featured in Globus’ discounted Europe itineraries. // © 2011 Hamish Barrie

North America
Pleasant Holidays recently launched a Hawaii Winter Sale on Hawaii travel packages departing from Seattle and Portland, Ore., that include a free Hertz car rental. The offer is available through Feb 27.

Central America
Classic Journeys is offering a Costa Rica Family Journey featuring San Jose, starting at $3,095 per person, based on double occupancy, land only, with significant discounts for kids up to age 16.

Africa
Lion World Tours is offering a nine-day Kenya On Sale package starting at $2,199 per person, valid for specific departure dates in 2011 and without single-supplement fees.

Europe
Collette Vacations' newest promotion, Europe Reduced Companion Air, offers companion airfare as low as $399 on select 2011 Europe vacations, including Italy, when booked by March 31.

Asia
Pacific Delight Tours is offering a 12-day Imperial China/Yangtze River Gold Experience cruise and tour priced from $2,999 per person, based on double occupancy.

Globus, Brendan, Insight Offer Savings on Europe
Globus, Brendan Vacations and Insight Vacations are offering savings for 2011 Europe vacations. Discounted 2011 Globus itineraries include Britain, Spain and Italy, and clients can receive 10 percent off the land portion of a 2011 air-inclusive Europe tour when they pay in full by March 1 for travel between May 1 and Dec. 31.

Brendan Vacations and Insight Vacations are offering savings of up to $1,000 per couple when they book and pay in full by Feb. 28. The promotion for both tour operators is only valid on air-inclusive packages taking place from April 1 to Oct. 31 that include British Airways, with departures out of British Airways' U.S. gateways.
www.brendanvacations.com
www.globusjourneys.com
www.insightvacations.com

Pacific Delight Turns 40, Rewards Agents
In celebration of its 40th anniversary in 2011, Asia tour specialist Pacific Delight Tours is launching a special bonus commission offer for which travel agents can earn up to $75 per booking on 2011 programs paid in full by Feb. 28.
www.pacificdelighttours.com
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