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2014-01-14 08:26:03

Fleet receives highest overall score (95.2) of any cruise line BOSTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vince Cook, CEO of Grand Circle Corporation, is pleased to announce that Grand Circle Cruise Line has been named to Conde Nast Traveler's annual Gold List of "World's Best Cruise Lines"--and to its Platinum Circle of repeat winners. Grand Circle Cruise Line's overall score of 95.2 was the highest in any cruise line category. "We are delighted to be recognized by Conde Nast Traveler...

2013-10-10 08:25:09

Awards Highlight Hotels, Tour Operators, and Cruise Lines that are Transforming the World through Travel BOSTON, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vince Cook, CEO of Overseas Adventure Travel (OAT), announced today that the company has been awarded a 2013 Global Vision Award for Leadership by Travel + Leisure. Selected by a panel of distinguished jurors, including Bonnie Burnham of the World Monuments Fund and Rob Katz, CEO of Vail Resorts, OAT is among 15 honorees that embody the...

2013-05-29 12:23:17

Free Single Supplements and Land-Tour only prices up to $2200 lower per couple than in 2012 BOSTON, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Solo travelers and couples who want to explore India can enjoy significant savings on Overseas Adventure Travel's (OAT) 16-day Heart of India adventure for 2013. OAT has lowered the cost of its trip by up to $2200 per couple ($1100 per person) over 2012 and offers solo travelers free Single Supplements on the base trip and on all pre-and-post trip...

2012-10-17 11:21:50

BOSTON, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Grand Circle Cruise Line, the leader in small ship and river cruising worldwide, was ranked the #1 "World's Best River Cruise Line" in the 2012 Conde Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards featured in the November issue and on Condenasttraveler.com. This is the eighth year in a row that Grand Circle's fleet has been rated among the world's best in the prestigious magazine's annual survey and the first time it has ranked #1. (Photo:...

2012-08-27 02:29:22

BOSTON, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the click of a button, travelers may now explore more than 60 countries with Grand Circle Corporation's extensive library of more than 150 travel videos--most of which have been created in the last 200 days and are available on Grand Circle's online video library . The videos reflect the itineraries of Grand Circle's travel brands and bring viewers to some of the world's most well-known sites as well as into homes, villages and communities worldwide,...

2012-08-06 02:29:43

BOSTON, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In what might be the most ambitious film project in the travel industry, Grand Circle Corporation has created more than 100 online videos in fewer than 180 days, bringing Grand Circle's video library collection to more than 150 videos and video presentations. The videos introduce most of Grand Circle's vacations in some 60 countries, delving into some of the world's most famous sites while offering rare glimpses into local communities, homes, and schools...

2012-07-23 06:28:12

BOSTON, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Grand Circle Corporation's brands Grand Circle Cruise Line and Overseas Adventure Travel are offering two additional reasons to visit their Facebook pages. In addition to being able to communicate with fellow travelers and share photos, videos and perspectives on destinations around the world, by becoming a fan and entering the sweepstakes, you'll be eligible to win either a free international river cruise or small group overseas adventure for two --...

2012-07-10 06:21:03

BOSTON, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alan E. Lewis, Chairman and CEO of Grand Circle Corporation, today announced that Travel + Leisure readers have rated the company's small-ship fleet as among the top five 2012 World's Best River Cruise Lines, marking the fifth year that the cruise line has been featured in the T+L World's Best Awards. Survey results of the 17th annual Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards, which uncover readers' favorite cruise lines, hotels, airlines, cities, islands,...

2012-03-19 06:23:36

BOSTON, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Discover the hidden jewels of Colombia, a legendary land whose incredible wealth inspired New World explorers to search in vain for El Dorado, the "Lost City of Gold." A country in the midst of a cultural renaissance, when you journey to Colombia you'll find that the real treasure is all around. There is a "lingering element of unpredictability" in Colombia, writes Conde Nast Traveler, and visitors will soak up the timeless atmosphere of ancient...

2012-02-27 14:43:00

BOSTON, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Traveling solo and feeling a bit self-conscious about eating alone? Grab a stool at the bar - and order your meal there. The bartender will usually try to make you feel at home, strike up a conversation, and often engage others at the counter to join in. This tip, tip #59, is just one of 101 helpful travel tips in a free new booklet, "101 Tips for Women Travelers," by Harriet Lewis, global traveler and vice chair of Grand Circle Corporation, which...