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> U.S. Tour Operators Association
They are composed of companies whose tours and packages encompass the entire globe and who conduct business in the United States. They move more than 10 million people annually that account for a sales volume of more than $8 billion.
http://www.ustoa.com
> The Association of Independent Tour Operators
They are an organization representing over 150 of Britain's best specialist tour operators.
http://www.aito.co.uk
> Abercombie & Kent
They are internationally recognized as the original luxury travel company. Their tour and travel operations now extend across the globe to more than one hundred countries on all seven continents.
http://www.abercrombiekent.com
> Micato Safaris
They have been voted World's Best Tour Operator and Safari Outfitter by Travel+Leisure magazine 4 consecutive years.
http://www.micato.com
> Travcoa
They have been a leading luxury tour operator since 1954. Their destination travel packages cover the globe including Antarctica, Trobriand Islands, West Irian Jaya, and Sakhalin Island to name just a few.
http://www.travcoa.com
> Tauck
With over 50 awards and honors, Tauck is the global leader in upscale, escorted land, cruise, riverboat, and family journeys. They off 130 unique and engaging travel experiences on all seven continents.
http://www.tauck.com
> AMNH Expeditions
Throughout the past 135 years, the American Museum of Natural History has launched scientific expeditions across seven continents. Inspired by the spirit of expeditions, more than 20,000 museum members have explored the world on AMNH Expeditions in the company of museum scientists and educators.
http://www.amnhexpeditions.org/index.php
> Mountain Travel Sobek
Mountain Travel Sober pioneered small-group adventure travel back in 1969. You can choose among more than 100 active adventure vacations to worldwide destinations.
http://www.mtsobek.com
> Linblad Expeditions
Linblad Expeditions turns vacationers into explorers. Small groups set sail on nimble expedition ships and voyage to unique destinations around the globe, going places luxury liners can't. A roster of celebrated expedition leaders and naturalists will guarantee every minute of every day is exciting and memorable.
http://www.expeditions.com
> INTRAV
For almost 50 years, INTRAV has been providing travelers with wonderful journeys around the globe.
http://www.intrav.com
> Geographic Expeditions
They offer a varied portfolio of overland tours, treks, walks, and expeditionary voyages to the world's most astonishing places.
http://www.geoex.com
> Backroads
Many travelers consider them to be the #1 active travel company in the world. The type of trips include biking, walking, multi-sport, adventures beyond, premier inns, casual, family, private, solo, and deluxe camping.
http://www.backroads.com
> National Geographic Expeditions
They are the travel program of the National Geographic Society. They currently operate more than 100 trips each year throughout the world.
http://www.nationalgeographicexpeditions.com
> Wilderness Travel
On their website, you'll find more than 100 off-the-beaten-path journeys in 60 countries, from wildlife adventures to hiking odysseys to expedition cruises.
http://www.wildernesstravel.com
> iExplore
They are the leading online seller of adventure and experiential travel. They offer thousands of off-the-beaten-path tours, sold at guaranteed lowest prices. Their trips include hiking, biking, diving and multi-sport tours. They also include activities like expedition cruising, cultural experiences, wildlife safari and culinary tours.
http://www.iexplore.com
> International Expeditions
Since 1980 they have been offering journeys in depth to some of the world's most remarkable places. Their destinations include the Aegean Sea, the Amazon, Antarctica, Argentina and Chile, Belize and Tikal, Brazil's Pantanal, Greenland, Galapagos Islands, India, Kenya, Mongolia, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Patagonia, the Sahara, the Silk Road, Southern Africa, Spitsbergen, and much more.
http://www.ietravel.com
> Asia Transpacific Journeys
Whether your interests are more suited to a private receptio at the Shanghai Art Museum, Catholic churches in Vietnam, Buddhist temples in Bhutan, anthropology in Papua New Guinea, or a meeting with the ambassador to Thailand, Asia Transpacific Journeys will ensure a unique, tailored itinerary of the highest quality. Some of their destinations include Australia, Bhutan, Borneo, Cambodia, China, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Micronesia, Mongolia, Nepal, New Zealand, South Pacific, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, and much more.
http://www.southeastasia.com
> Auto Europe
They have been a leader in the travel industry for over 50 years. All your travel needs can be fulfilled including car rental, flights, hotels, rail, cruises, GPS, cellphones, and much more.
http://www.autoeurope.com
> Journeys International
Journeys International, founded in 1978, is the oldest family-owned global adventure travel company in the United States. Enjoy intimate access to other worlds through full-service, exotic, guided, cross-cultural explorations, nature safaris, treks and ecotravel in remote regions of Asia, Africa, the Americas, and the Pacific.
http://www.journeys-intl.com
> River Rafting
As the largest and most diverse river company in the west (USA), running rivers through Idaho, Utah, California, Oregon, Wyoming, the Grand Canyon, and even internationally, OARS is uniquely positioned to build for you a spectacular vacation.
http://www.oars.com
> Distinctive Outdoor Journeys
Off The Beaten Path is dedicated to delivering outstanding travel experiences that feature distinctive accommodations, accomplished guides, and out-of-the-ordinary experiences. Currently their travel destinations include the Rocky Mountains, the Desert Southwest, Alaska, the Pacific Northwest, and Patagonia.
http://www.offthebeatenpath.com
> REI Adventures
When you decide to visit the world's remarkable places, do it right. Go with guides who know the hidden trails. Stay in enchanting local hotels. Try the food and wines the region is famous for, and get into the spirit of the land. That's travel with REI Adventures. Cycle, hike, paddle, and more. Then relax with great food, great company, and terrific memories. Their destinations include Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, North America, the Pacific, and Polar regions.
http://www.rei.com/adventures/index.html
> Country Walkers
They are a premier walking tour company, offering unsurpassed walking and hiking vacations around the globe. With exceptional local guides, distinct, breathtaking regions, sumptuous cuisine, and authentic accommodations, Country Walkers proves that walking is the best wak to explore the world!
http://www.countrywalkers.com
> A Leading Boutique Travel Company
Horizon is one of Canada's leading small group luxury travel companies. Founded in 1963, they built their reputation by handcraftiing exceptional journeys of discovery for over 44 years. Their destinations cover the globe from equatorial Africa to Australasia to Antarctica and much more.
http://www.horizon-co.com
> AAT Kings
AAT Kings is the leading coach tour operator in Australia and New Zealand. Customers can choose from a wide range of escorted tours, independent touring packages, Small Group Outback Adventures, camping tours, and sightseeing tour programs throughout both countries.
http://www.aatkings.com
> Cosmos
Cosmos has opened up the world for independent-minded, smart, practical travelers. They have been recommended by Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel. They offer vacations to Italy, Britain, Ireland, France, Spain, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Russia and more. They also offer travel packages to the majority of North American sights including the Hawaiian Islands, Alaska, and Canada.
http://www.cosmosvacations.com
> Funjet Vacations
They were established in 1974 and are a part of the Marks Travel Corporation specializing in personalized, flexible, independent vacations for individuals and groups. Charter or scheduled airline service is available from almost every region in the United States to more than 60 destinations in the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Europe.
http://www.funjet.com
> Globus
For more than 75 years no other travel company has opened more doors to the world with 165 vacations on all 7 continents and 8 different travel styles. Their clients are generally 50+ and are looking for a richer travel experience at their own pace.
http://www.globusjourneys.com
> Goway
They are the leading specialist to the exciting destinations of the South Pacific, Asia/Orient, and Africa.
http://www.goway.com
> RE - Rail Europe
For more than 70 years, Rail Europe the largest supplier of European rail products in North America, has been offering numerous options including multi-country and national rail passes, point to point tickets, high-speed trains such as Eurostar, reservations, and more.
http://www.raileurope.com
> Apple Vacations
They offer complete package vacations for various length stays to the Caribbean, Mexico, the Bahamas, the Hawaiian islands, Costa Rica, Europe, and popular winter ski resort destinations.
http://www.applevacations.com
> Insight Vacations
They are a world leader in premium, first-class escorted tours to Europe, the United States, and Canada. Their special travel packages include singles trips, arts & culture, senior citizens, gardens, Fall foliage, Oberammergau, architectural, Oktoberfest, Military Tattoo in Edinburgh, history tours, family vacations, United States National Parks, castle & chateaux, and much more.
http://www.insightvacations.com
> Pacific Delight Tours
Since 1971, they have established close working relationships with leading air, land, and cruise providers and, as a result, have earned unrivaled buying power. They were the pioneers in affordable luxury. Their destinations include Asia, Bali, Bangkok, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Indochina, Japan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Singapore, Southeast Asia, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, and the Yangtze River.
http://www.pacificdelighttours.com
> Responsible Travel
This website has over 270 tour operators and hundreds of unique places to stay.
http://www.responsibletravel.com
> Green Traveler
The first place to look for green holidays and dicussions on environmental issues.
http://www.greentraveller.co.uk
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