CIE Tours International has announced the availability of its 2013 preview brochure, offering three new custom-designed vacation packages and a selection of the company’s fully escorted tours to Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales.
The new preview brochure showcases 33 all-inclusive escorted vacations for next year, ranging from the 5-day Taste of Ireland tour, circling the southern half of the country from Dublin to Killarney and back, to the 16-day Icons of Britain tour, covering a multitude of highlights of Scotland, England and Wales.
“Our program for 2013 offers a full spectrum of options for every interest, price point and calendar. We have improved upon our time-tested favorites with preferred products in every category and have also added several new tours providing a fresh approach to each of our historic destinations,” said CIE Tours International President Brian W. Stack.
CIE Tours’ new offerings for 2013 include:
· British & Irish Elegance (10 or 11 days) – This moderately fast-paced tour is designed for first-time travelers and others wanting to take in the highlights of the British and Irish experience in a condensed timeframe. Land-only prices including accommodations start at $2,278/person.
· Taste of Wales & Ireland (10 or 12 days) - Modeled on CIE Tours’ Taste of Scotland and Ireland tour, this new vacation is designed for travelers who have previously visited Britain and are seeking to broaden their British experience in conjunction with Ireland. Land-only prices with superior first-class hotels from $1,794/person.
· Leisurely Ireland (10 or 11 days) – This expansive new tour offers the luxury of 3-night stays in two destinations and starts and ends in Dublin. Land-only prices with superior first-class accommodations begin at $1,498/ person.
2013 travel packages are all-inclusive, encompassing airport transfers; motorcoach transportation; luxury hotel accommodations, taxes and porterage fees and all admission fees, as well as most meals, special attractions and evening entertainment. As many airfares are non-refundable, CIE Tours guarantees most departure dates.
Stack also urged certified travel professionals to become CIE Tours' Destination Experts, gaining rewards, Ireland Certification and more. CIE Tours' Travel Agent Education Programs help agents drive sales, obtain exclusive access to educational trips and special events, and take part in special offers and discount programs, he noted.
CIE Tours also noted it offers an online booking system for agents allowing agents to reserve online any time of day or night and track every stage of each reservation securely and confidentially. Earning full commissions on every booking, agents gain easy invoicing and documentation, CIE Tours notes.
Details of the 2013 escorted tour programs and all CIE Tours vacations are available on the company’s website.