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14 tour pros for booking your next group outing

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Brilliant Edventures

Brilliant Edventures is a full-service, wholesale tour operator providing expert tour planning and management services to U.S. and Canadian destinations. We provide affordable, complete, customized tour services and tour itineraries with wow factors that inspire learning and life-long memories. We offer group leaders, tour operators, and educators the ability to manage the entire tour planning and fulfillment process with one service provider from start to finish.

Elaine Moulder  |  St. Simons Island, GA  |  brilliantedventures.com
Tish Losure  |  Battle Ground, WA  |  brilliantedventures.com


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CroisiEurope America

River cruising made easy! With over 50 river ships and barges, CroisiEurope is the largest river cruise operator in the world. Working with NTA partners, CroisiEurope provides excellent pricing, and our terms are designed for the tour operator. River cruises are immensely popular. They are an economical and easy way to travel through Europe, Africa, and Southeast Asia. All programs include accommodation, meals, drinks, and excursions for one price. With three- to 12-night cruises available, a river cruise can be a standalone program, or it can add sparkle to a land program. Contact CroisiEurope for more details at 800.768.7232.

Michael DaCosta  |  Nanuet, NY  |  croisieuroperivercruises.com


Ed-Ventures

Ed-Ventures

Ed-Ventures offers “Life Changing Travel Experiences” through customized tour itineraries that are fully escorted and highly inclusive for adult groups, student groups, and faith-based travelers. With over 100 years of collective experience creating tours, our team has earned a reputation for delivering top-notch, personalized tours to destinations around the world. Many of our trips include, but are not limited to, Europe (plus Passion Play in Oberammergau, Germany) and the Holy Land. Call us!

Paul Larsen  |  Rochester, MN  |  ed-ventures.com


Great Tour Experiences

Great Tour Experiences

Great Tour Experiences is your Down Under, groups-only receptive tour operator serving NTA and SYTA members. We are “Qualified Gold” New Zealand specialists selling New Zealand and Australia. We offer fully escorted adult touring services for special interests such as leisure, gardening/historic houses, large family groups, etc. We’re also student group specialists in music/performing arts, summer camp/adventure, all educational study groups, and sports and outdoor adventure. Making arrangements is our business.

Charmaine Edwards  |  Sydney, Australia  |  greattourexperiences.com.au


The Group Tour Company

The Group Tour Company Inc.

The Group Tour Company has been customizing all-inclusive tours on the East Coast for travel professionals since 1975. Whether you are marketing your own product or selling to pre-formed groups, we can customize itineraries to include accommodations, meals, transportation, and escort/guide services. Your personal tour planner will coordinate all aspects of the itinerary to ensure a successful tour product. Members of NTA, ASTA and NACTA; please call us today at 800.424.8895.

Chris Babb  |  Washington, DC  |  grouptourcompany.com


Homeric Tours

Homeric Tours

Homeric Tours has been serving the needs of discerning U.S. travelers for over 50 years. Homeric offers some of the finest hosted and escorted tour packages to Europe, the Mediterranean, and Northern Africa. Homeric Tours offers guaranteed-departure programs utilizing select and quality properties and provides first-class services throughout. In addition to the guaranteed-departure tour packages, the company specializes in religious travel and customized FIT trips including honeymoons, family vacations, anniversary celebrations, and independent and adventurous vacations and leisure groups.

John Klados  |  New York, NY  |  homerictours.com


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Katarina Line – Incoming Croatia

Katarina Line is a leading DMC in Kvarner, Croatia, and is a premier small-ship cruise company. We offer weekly guaranteed departures from April to mid-October from the major tourist centers—Opatija, Split, and Dubrovnik—with a fleet of more than 60 vessels in six different vessel categories. Our cruise or land itineraries give travelers the chance to explore the stunning natural environment and picturesque, quaint Mediterranean towns as they hop from one island to another. This unique way of traveling the coastal towns is one of the most popular and easiest ways to experience the true Croatia. With our land and cruise programs, travelers get the opportunity to explore coastal and continental Croatia as well as neighboring countries.

Katica Hauptfeld  |  Opatija, Croatia  |  katarina-line.com


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Milne Travel

Milne Educational Tours partners with educators and group leaders to plan fully customized tours through our commitment to excellence in educational travel, cultural, and language exchange. Whether you are part of a Spanish class seeking a language exchange in Spain, a history class studying the Great Wall of China, a group seeking an art history seminar in Italy, or a tour operator looking for receptive services in New England, we offer the best value in U.S. and international group travel.

Emily Martel  |  West Lebanon, NH  |  milnetravel.com


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Prime Time Travel

Prime Time Travel is a company of passionate adventurers dedicated to creating affordable, well-planned itineraries that enable easy, safe, and fun travel. We offer fully customized itineraries that are handcrafted by our team of travel experts. We provide a full line of pre-packaged day and multi-day tours, or we can plan a tour of your choice. Our all-inclusive tours include accommodations, meals, transportation, tour guides, and more. It’s the “attention to detail” that makes us a successful tour planner. Call Prime Time Travel at +1.631.286.7329 or 888.444.0515 to begin your journey. Members of NTA, ABA, and CLIA.

Suzanne Bancroft  |  Bellport, NY  |  primetimetravel.com


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Safir Tours

An official tour operator for the 2020 Australian Tennis Open, Safir Tours is a bespoke destination management company/inbound tour operator that customizes all itineraries based on the requirements of the clients. Safir Tours offers a complete array of services geared for a wide range of travelers. From customized leisure groups to affinity groups, individuals to honeymoon couples, incentives to conferences, we provide an end-to-end solution.

Nayaz Noor  |  Victoria, Australia  |  safirtours.com.au


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Sports Travel and Tours

Sports Travel and Tours (STAT) is a full-service tour operator that specializes in travel to major sporting events, including regular season games for all sports, as well as playoffs and Hall of Fame ceremonies. STAT specializes in multi-city baseball road trips and corporate travel (incentive and sweepstakes), and also offers non-sports travel/tours. STAT also customizes flexible independent travel trips to “Any Game, Any Place, Any Time” to pro/college games for groups and individuals.

Jay F. Smith  |  Hatfield, MA  |  sportstravelandtours.com


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The Travel Group Inc.

The Travel Group Inc. is a full-service tour operator with over 29 years in group travel. Our experienced team works with pre-formed and retail groups from all over New England. We work hard to offer you and your groups the very best quality tours for the money. We specialize in senior-friendly luncheon shows, day trips, MGM Grand Springfield, and multi-day tours including, but not limited to, cruises, New England sporting events, Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and our specialty—the Amish Country of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. We are group travel experts and have been for over 29 years. We got that way by listening to travelers and giving them what they want at great prices.

Michael Egan  |  West Springfield, MA  |  travelgrouptrips.com


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Twin Travel Concepts

We are Northeast specialists creating programs to suit your budgets and needs. Examples of tours include: Sweet Freedom Along the Harriet Tubman Byway; Big Apple Food Tour; Rockwell to Rockefeller (Hudson Valley/Berkshires); Hippies to Honeymoons (Woodstock to Niagara); France, Next Door (Québec); Music and Might in Virginia (International Tattoo); Grand and Great (Michigan); Christmas in New York; Adirondacks—Surrounded in Color; June Blooms (Vermont); and Come From Away—Amazing Tour in Newfoundland. Visit our website to find more intriguing tours!

Nicholas Calderazzo  |  Kinderhook, NY  |  twintravelconcepts.com


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White Star Tours & Travel Center

White Star Tours is a family-owned group tour packager located in Reading, Pennsylvania. This is our 49th year in business. We offer group tour programs by motorcoach throughout the United States and Canada, as well as cruises and air tours to destinations all around the world. Each tour includes lodging and meals, a wide variety of activities, and group leader incentives.

Pat Donahue  |  Reading, PA  |  whitestartours.com

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