Globus Adds Five New Latin American Programs for 2016
PHOTO: Iquazu Falls is a major attraction on Globus' most popular Latin American programs. (Photo by David Cogswell)
Globus has been rapidly stocking up on Latin American tours, and the tour operator reports that the region is now its fastest growing destination.
"South America is the fastest growing for us and definitely attributes to the bulk of our Latin America volume," said Jen Halboth, director of channel marketing for Globus. "Costa Rica is very popular for us in Central America as well. That is why we introduced a new Globus 'Costa Rica Explorer' tour. Peru is far-and-away our Latin America heavy hitter. We call her the Italy of South America."
The nearly 50 vacations includes all we offer in Mexico, Central and South America (and if you include all of our extension packages, you’re actually looking at 243 options – Monograms, alone, offers 172 different options).
The company is introducing five new tours to its Latin American product line for 2016. That will bring the total selection of Latin American programs to almost 50. With the possibilities of extensions, the company is actually presenting 243 different possible packages for Latin America.
New Latin American programs introduced for 2016 include:
• Costa Rica Explorer, a seven-day program priced from $1,619.
• Ecuador: From the Andes to the Amazon, a 10-day program priced from $1,749.
• Ecuador Discovery, an independent Monograms package lasting nine days and priced from $2,849.
• Magical Colombia, an eight-day independent Monograms package priced from $1,299.
• Cruising the Galapagos, offered as either seven- or nine-day land-cruise programs in the Monograms series. Seven-day packages are priced from $3,029. Nine-day programs are priced from $4,769.
The company’s most popular Latin American program continues to be its traditional panoramic tour, a nine-day tour, the South American Escape, which includes Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Buenos Aires, Argentina; and Iquazu Falls on the border of Argentina and Brazil. It’s priced from $3,089.
Globus also still offers longer, more comprehensive tours of South America in the traditional style of touring that offers a broad overview of the region.
The 15-day Spirit of South America, currently priced at $4,239 (reduced from $4,709), includes the basic components of the South American Escape in Brazil and Argentina, and then flies up to Peru to take in the essential attractions of Lima, Cusco, the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. Most of the connections between points on the itinerary are by air.
Prices are per person, double occupancy. The company is currently offering early booking discounts.
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