G Adventures Introduces New Ways to Explore the World with 2010 Trips

10 Nov 2009
New destinations, trip style and activities launched for adventure-seekers

Toronto, November 10, 2009— Travelers looking to expand their horizons in new and interesting ways can look to the world’s leader in adventure travel for fresh experiences in 2010. G Adventures leaves no stone unturned and no corner of the world unreachable by adding dozens of new destinations, a new trip style and an expanded list of activity options.

From the winter meccas of Sweden and Finland to the jungles of Guyana and deserts of Tunisia, nine new countries make their debut including the Philippines, Syria, Burma, and the Netherlands. These new destinations boast carefully-crafted adventures—increasing G Adventures’ worldwide offerings by 185 new trips in 2010.

To complement the expanded trip offerings, G Adventures also has something new in store for the 18- to 30-something crowd. YOLO (You Only Live Once) is a new trip style giving recent graduates and young professionals the freedom to determine how they want to experience exotic destinations without exceeding their budgets. From the Java Bali Experience to Morocco on a Shoestring, adventurers can choose activities and cuisine to complement their interests. Camaraderie abounds on these international tours, with fun groups of young travelers experiencing authentic culture and cuisine together. With more than 80 trips including the new YOLO Voyage Galapagos and the Athens to Istanbul Adventure, travelers have a wide variety of options to embrace this exciting trip style.

For those seeking an unforgettable adrenaline rush, G Adventures shows adventurous travelers how to take their trip to the next level. With new mountain treks to Cordillera Blanca in Peru, or the scenic tepuis and Mount Roraima in Venezuela, travelers can expect a once-in-a-lifetime physical adventure. The Mont Blanc trek in Europe and expanded Kilimanjaro treks in Tanzania have also been updated, promising a peak adventure experience. For those who hear the call of the sea, new sailing programs in Thailand and Belize are the answer with comfortable catamaran voyages to some of the best snorkeling and swimming spots in the world.

Travelers with a heart for volunteerism may opt to spend their time giving back to local communities in impactful ways while experiencing one of G Adventures’ 13 new Voluntours with the Planeterra Foundation. Founded by G Adventures to promote environmental responsibilty and a connection to locals, Planeterra's range of projects, span the arenas of health, education, employment skills training, cultural heritage preservation, and environmental conservation. All projects have the central goal of helping local people achieve a sustainable way of life in an environmentally sensitive manner.

For more information on new destinations to explore in 2010, visit www.gadventures.com or call 1-800-708-7761.

About G Adventures

G Adventures is a world leader in the adventure travel industry offering small group adventures on all seven continents and beyond to more than 100,000 global travelers annually. The award-winning trips, which focus on culture, nature and active travel, are ideal for those with a sense of adventure – people who want to leave the beaten path and authentically immerse themselves in a local culture or environment to experience the real world in a sustainable manner. Demonstrating its ongoing cultural, social and economic commitment to responsible tourism, G Adventures established the Planeterra Foundation, as a way the company and its passengers can give back to the communities visited. For more information, please visit www.gadventures.com and www.planeterra.org.