Toronto, October 27, 2009—Air Canada Vacations is pleased to announce a new partnership with G Adventures, offering travellers an exclusive collection of adventure packages that take advantage of Air Canada Vacations’ international network of flights.
The new partnership delivers 30 unique adventure packages in South and Central America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. All trips include round-trip flights aboard Air Canada, pre- or post-tour hotel stays, airport transfers and a life-changing experience—all in one convenient package price.
“We are thrilled to announce adventure travel as Air Canada Vacations’ latest venture,” said Air Canada Vacations’ President Zeina Gedeon. “We believe that this new partnership will offer our loyal travellers the opportunity to experience a unique travel experience.”
“This association represents an unprecedented opportunity to expose a wider group of passionate travellers to our exciting and sustainable tours,” said G Adventures CEO Bruce Poon Tip. “I’m delighted to provide these memorable and affordable travel experiences at the superb level of service that’s come to define our two innovative companies.”
Explorers have an intriguing array of itineraries to select from, including the towering peaks of the Andes Mountains on the Absolute Peru tour, Charles Darwin’s steps of natural discovery on Voyage Galapagos or a seat on a volcanic beach to take in Santorini’s serene sunsets on the Greek Islands Discovery tour. And that’s only a taste of what Air Canada Vacations and G Adventures have in store for their loyal customers.
The exclusive collection of tours offers a perfect combination of the worry-free, premium vacations that Air Canada Vacations passengers have come to expect with G Adventures’ world-renowned focus on exploring real cultures at exciting destinations off the beaten path. Travellers have a multitude of options to satisfy their globetrotting goals with a wide range of comfort and activity levels to choose from.
Air Canada Vacations offers convenient connectors from 65 Canadian cities, free advance seat selection and individual seat-back video terminals as well as the opportunity to earn Aeroplan® Miles for every booking. For more information, visit www.aircanadavacations.com/adventuretravel or www.gadventures.com.
About Air Canada Vacations
Air Canada Vacations is a leading Canadian tour operator, offering packages that include accommodation, round-trip airfare aboard Air Canada and its Star Alliance partners and Aeroplan® Miles, as well as a wide assortment of cruises, tours and excursions. A repeat recipient of the Consumer's Choice Award for Best Travel Wholesaler, Air Canada Vacations services over 100 destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico, Central & South America, Asia, Europe, and the U.S. For more information, visit www.aircanadavacations.com.
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 travellers 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.