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North AmericaClients traveling on Collette Vacations’ popular Cruise the Bays & Railways of New England program now stay at the historic Omni Parker House in downtown Boston.
South AmericaFriendly Planet Travel offers an eight-day Exotic Ecuador tour that includes a visit to the Amazon Rainforest.
AfricaYa’lla Tours USA features a nine-day Royal Touch of Morocco tour with one night spent in a Berber tent in the Sahara Dunes.
AsiaGap Adventures offers a 15-day Colours of Asia – Singapore to Bangkok tour that takes clients to Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand for $1,229 per person.
EuropeGlobus is offering $1,100 in savings on select Greece vacation packages booked through Nov. 6.
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New Tour Operator Explores Jewish Heritage in ChinaNew Los Angeles-based tour operator Pan Pacific Journeys is offering an escorted tour that delves into the history and heritage of the Jewish experience in China.The 13-day tour, which is led by a Chinese-American scholar, travels through Beijing, Harbin, Xian, Guilin and Shanghai. Tour highlights include Shabbat (Jewish sabbath) dinners in Beijing and Shanghai; extensive sightseeing and visits in Harbin, which once had the largest Jewish population in the Far East; a visit to the New Synagogue, home of Harbin’s Jewish History & Culture Exhibition Hall; a visit to the Huangshan Jewish Cemetery, which has more than 600 tombstones that are engraved in Russian and Yiddish; a visit to the newly renovated Ohel Moshe Synagogue; and a trip to Hongkou, where more than 20,000 Jewish refugees from World War II once lived; and more. Tour prices start from $2,710 per person and include a total of four intra-China flights.
800-284-0044www.travelimpressions.comGet Fit With WayfarersTour operator The Wayfarers, which specializes in walking and hiking tours worldwide, recently teamed up with adventure-travel fitness specialists Fit for Trips to include walk-specific, video-based fitness programs that will prepare clients for future tour excursions.
“We partnered with Fit for Trips to give our guests the opportunity to realize the full potential of their experience,” said Michael West, founder of The Wayfarers.
Through April 9, clients can save 50 percent on a Fit for Trips program, which is priced from $169 for a four-week customized plan available.