Ensemble Travel Group is continuing to help its members expand their global reach with a new round of preferred partners – four On Location partners: Family Twist, Leonidas Travel, Revealed America, and Reykjavik Excursions; and specialty supplier Shore Excursions Group.
“One of the ways we strengthen our members’ book of business is through ongoing partner evaluation and expansion, not just in terms of destination but also in area of specialty,” said Suzanne Hall, senior director, supplier partnerships – Luxury Hotels & Resorts, DMC and Tour Operations. “It is extremely important to provide our agency members with the right balance of experience-based experts within our portfolio, whether for land- or cruise-based programs.”
- New On Location partners:
Family Twist is a one-stop resource for private luxury family vacations and activities in 11 popular European destinations. While the company organizes accommodations, transportation and activities for the family holiday, travellers can also choose from more than 40 a la carte activities carefully designed and tested to delight children of all ages.
Leonidas Travel specializes in the “hot-list” destination of Croatia and surrounding countries including Slovenia, Montenegro and Hercegovina. The On Location partner offers FITs, shore excursions, villa renting and yacht chartering.
Revealed America designs and operates upscale custom tours in and around more than 50 national parks, monuments and sightseeing adventures in the western United States. Among the services: upscale best-in-class accommodations; privately guided activities by air, four-wheel vehicle, raft/kayak, balloon, horseback, and foot; local experts in geology, wildlife, native culture, art, photography, and history; and special access to historical, archaeological, and Native American sites.
Reykjavik Excursions offers a range of motorcoach tours and services for individuals and groups, with its primary focus on the budget-minded traveller. Among its offerings are day excursions, “Iceland on Your Own” for the FIT market, and hop-on/hop-off sightseeing bus service in Reykjavík.
- New Ensemble specialty partner:
Shore Excursions Group is a popular independent excursion provider for individual, small group, and large group cruise passengers in port destinations around the world. Launched by seasoned travel executives, the company understands how offering outstanding shore excursions and day tours enhance the overall customer experience. Clients can choose from numerous options, including scenic, cultural, active and city tours.