Vacations to Believe In


July 13, 2016


Rio De Janiero, Brazil

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                             

Contact: Melanie Gravdal




NEW 2017 South & Central America Vacations (including Mexico) Announced  

LITTLETON, Colorado – July 13, 2016 – It’s not just time to stop and smell the roses … It’s time to clench a rose between your teeth and slink across a Buenos Aires dance floor or soar above fragrant and colorful orchids on a rainforest canopy tour.  South and Central America as well as Mexico satisfy the foodie, adventurer, the naturalist and the historian in all of us.  Today, the Globus family of brands unveiled more than 50 adventures to these special destinations, including six (6) NEW tours to Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica and Mexico.

And with Globus’ Local Favorites like learning how to make traditional Argentinean empanadas and spending time on a family-owned farm in Costa Rica to partaking in a Mother Earth Ceremony performed by a local shaman in Peru, these vacations invite travelers to say “adios” to the ordinary.

NEW South American itineraries for 2017 include:
Brazilian GetawayA 7-day getaway features Rio de Janeiro and Iguassu Falls.  Local Favorite experiences include a Samba lesson and Cachaca tasting.  Priced from $2,469.

Vineyards of South America – This 11-day, panoramic tour takes travelers from Argentina to Chile including a plethora of time in Buenos Aires, Mendoza, Santiago and Santa Cruz, including excursions to Uco and Colchagua valleys.  Local Favorites including a cooking class, blending wine experience, dinner at Francis Mallmann’s 1884 Restaurante and visit to La Vega Central Market.  Priced from $4,479.

 Mexico’s Copper CanyonA 10-day tour through Mexican’s Copper Canyon features experiences in San Carlos, El Fuerte, Ceracahui, Urique Canyon, Pasada Barrancas and Nuevo Casas Grandes, including a trip aboard the Chihuahua al Pacifico Railroad (National Geographic calls it an engineering marvel).  Priced from $1,909.

The Wonders of Mexico’s Yucatan – This 8-day tour from the Caribbean Sea to the Gulf of Mexico features experiences in Valladolid, Chichen Itza, Ek’Balam, Rio Lagartos, Merida, Becal, Campeche and Uxmal including such Local Favorites as visiting a Panama Hat maker and partaking in a Mayan cooking demonstration.  Priced from $1,899. 

NEW vacations being introduced by Cosmos include an 8-day Costa Rica Escape and 11-day Best of Brazil tour. Other popular Globus “Take A Break” vacations in South America include 8-day Peru Splendors and 9-day Costa Rica Explorer.  The tour company’s most sought-after Panorama vacation is 9-day South American Escape.

“Boasting some of the world’s best cuisine, intriguing history and beautiful landscapes, South America is an incredible destination to see and explore,” said Scott Nisbet, president and CEO of the Globus family of brands.  “Our version of ‘touring’ makes it even more extraordinary: It’s rum and rumba, rivers and rainforests, ranchos and ruins.  Great adventures await those ready to experience everything South America has to offer.”

EARLY BOOKING INCENTIVES: Those booking a 2017 Globus South America vacation early can SAVE up to $1,082 per couple and receive up to $600 per couple air credit.  For details, click here.

For more information about the Globus family’s complete 2017 offerings to South America, visit, or   And, “like” us on Facebook for exclusive offers throughout the year.

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