Globus and its sister brand Monograms unveiled their tours to Asia and the South Pacific for 2014, including programs for China, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Australia and New Zealand and a return to Fiji. New from Globus for 2014 are a China tour and an Australia tour.
The 11-day Treasures of China tour travels to the cities of Beijing, Xi’an, Guilin, Shanghai and Suzhou, with sightseeing visits to the Forbidden City, the Imperial Palace, Tiananmen Square and the Terracotta Warriors. It also includes a Hutong tour by rickshaw, a cruise on the Li River and a tea-making demonstration and a tea ceremony at a local farm.
Also new is a 14-day tour of Australia called G’Day Australia, with four-night stays in both Sydney and Melbourne as well as visits to Cairns and Adelaide, with a dreamtime walk in the rainforest with a local guide and a trip to Kangaroo Island. A returning offering is the three-night extension to Fiji, which was not offered in 2013. Most of the company’s tours in Asia are in its Small Group Discovery (SG) series, with a maximum of 20-people per departure.
On the independent travel package side of the business, the Monograms brand offers 125 packages for Japan, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, India, Dubai, Nepal, Australia, New Zealand and Fiji. New for 2014 is a 12-day Captivating China package. The company also introduced a new line of sightseeing tours by private vehicle in China, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, India, and Dubai.
The company is currently offering a $300-per-person air credit in the South Pacific and a $250 air credit in Asia.
Globus’ tours of Asia for 2014 include 10-day Discover Japan; the 11-day Treasures of China (SG); the 12-day Mystical Thailand (SG); and the 14-day Exploring Vietnam and Cambodia (SG). Tours for the South Pacific include the 14-day G’Day, Australia; the 18-day Exploring Australia; the 19-day Down Under Discovery; and the 25-day Great Adventure Down Under.