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September 20, 2016

EUROPE 2017: Step Into the Old, Come Home Renewed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                             

Contact: Melanie Gravdal





LITTLETON, Colorado – September 20, 2016 – There may never be a better time travel to Europe.  To walk amongst the imposing, ancient facades and stories of history. To escape to storybook settings and delight in “pinch me” moments.  To return home and stroll through everyday life with fresh eyes.  Now, Globus is inviting travelers to enjoy every moment of their European getaway with new vacations and big deals for 2017.

In the New Year, Globus is offering travelers more than 480 vacations to 81 countries, with even more on tap.  In Europe, Globus is unveiling four (4) NEW vacations to and through Norway, Iceland, Germany & Ireland.

From Viking shops and medieval stave churches to sparkling waterfalls and cristyal blue fjords, Norway has never looked so good. On the NEW, 7-day Best of Norway vacation, travelers will enjoy exploring Oslo, Gold, Borgund, Flåm, Bergen and more, including spending an unforgettable overnight at the historic hotel Ullensvang, nestled ideally between the Hardanger Fjord and mountains and taking a breathtaking ride on the world famous Flåm railway.

Also NEW is Globus’ 6-day Gems of Iceland tour, Globus invites travelers to discover the fiery geothermal wonders and warm hospitality of the people in the “Land of Fire & Ice.”  This vacation includes a whale-watching boat cruise; walk through rift valley; marveling at waterfalls in Gullfos, Skogofoss and Seljalandsfoss while also enjoying a day at Lake Jökulsárlón.

On the NEW 9-day From Ireland’s Ancient East to the Wild Atlantic Way vacation, highlights include time spent in Dublin, Kilkenny, Blarney, Limerick and more, including riding the Waterford & Suir River Railway before touring the House of Waterford Crystal; boating to Garinish Island; admiring thatched cottages in Adare and breathing in the the sight of the Cliffs of Moher.

Finally, in 2017, Globus is unveiling an 8-day German Vista vacation that invites travelers to follow the romantic road towards the Bavarian Alps with an overnight in a charming hotel nestled between two fairytale castles – Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein – and a night in medieval Rothenburg with its ramparts, towers, cobblestone lanes and 16th-century houses.

Also in 2017, the company continues to enhance its “Local Favorites” offerings, giving travelers access to hidden gems without hidden charges.  Some Local Favorites for 2017 include:

  • Visiting the Lipizzaner Stallion Stud Farm in Piber (Alpine Countries)
  • Enjoying the “top of Europe” via the Jungfrau Massif (Spectacular Switzerland)
  • Taking a four-wheel drive to the sand dune of Erg Chebbi (Spain, Portugal & Morocco)
  • Visiting the Postojna Caves by mini-train, as well as Predjama Castle (East Meets West)

And, for value-focused travelers hoping to turn Europe travel dreams into reality, Globus’ sister company Cosmos, is offering seven (7) Europe vacations for less than $1,000 in 2017. They are:

  1. Irish Explorer
  2. Lisbon, Seville & Madrid
  3. Prague, Vienna & Budapest
  4. Best of the Netherlands
  5. Grand Tour of Turkey
  6. Discover Andalusia
  7. Highlights of Morocco 

TAKE OFF IN 2017 SALES EVENT: Travelers booking their Globus 2017 Europe vacation before November 29, 2016 will enjoy the best prices of the year, including 10% OFF per person. Those booking an air-inclusive Europe vacation of six nights or more can also receive an air credit of up to $300 per couple.  Cosmos travelers can receive a $50 discount when booking early

For more information and vacation details, visit  And, “like” us on Facebook for exclusive offers throughout the year (

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Littleton, Colorado-based Group Voyagers, Inc. is the privately held company that markets and sells the Globus family of brands within the United States.  Globus, Cosmos, Monograms and Avalon Waterways offer travelers unparalleled tour, independent travel package, river- and small-ship cruise options.  Considered the world’s largest tour operator, with more than 85 years of international travel experience, the Globus family of brands is dedicated to enriching the lives of travelers by turning foreign destinations into familiar harbors, where the expense of travel is forgotten and replaced by personal value.  The Globus family of brands is a member of Sustainable Travel International (STI).  Consumers can book a Globus family of brands vacation or request brochures by visiting a preferred travel agent or by calling the following toll free number: 1.866.313.2855.  For more information, please visit   Travel agents can request brochures by calling toll free 1.800.221.0090 or visiting