TTC Tour Brands Reveals New North American Experiences for 2024

TTC Tour Brands has announced a new itinerary from Insight Vacations for 2024, plus new “Make Travel Matter” experiences, focused on culinary and active adventures across the U.S. and Canada. With these new additions, Trafalgar, Insight Vacations, Costsaver and Luxury Gold are offering more local-focused experiences and now have at least one “Make Travel Matter” experience across all their North American itineraries.

Highlights of Insight Vacations’ new itinerary, experiences and accommodations for 2024 include:

  • Yellowstone Discovery” explores Montana’s Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks over the course of seven days. Guests will stay at the Yellowstone National Park Lodge while discovering Mammoth Hot Springs, Old Faithful, the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone and more. They will meet local artist John Potter for a “Make Travel Matter” experience to learn about the natural world and wildlife of Yellowstone through Potter’s work and the traditions of his Anishinaabe (Ojibwe/Chippewa) ancestors.
  • On the “Wonders of the American West” itinerary, travelers can participate in two newly added “Make Travel Matter” experiences. First, they will venture deep into the backcountry of Monument Valley with a local Navajo guide to Mystery Valley and witness the Anasazi Ruins and rock art. At the Grand Canyon, travelers will visit Desert Viewpoint Intertribal Cultural Heritage Site and meet with members of Indigenous groups.
  • On the “Spectacular Rockies and Glaciers of Alberta” itinerary, travelers can stay at the Glacier View Lodge, located along Icefields Parkway for views of the mountains in Jasper National Park. Guests will also enjoy a before-hours Athabasca Glacier tour with a local expert.
  • On the “Hawaii with Oahu & Maui” itinerary, travelers will visit the Hawaiian Legacy Forest in Oahu for a “Make Travel Matter” experience. They will join an eco-tour with a local expert to plant a native tree, contributing to the healing of the local ecosystem.

Trafalgar has also introduced new “Make Travel Matter” and “Be My Guest” experiences for 2024:

  • After a four-year hiatus, Trafalgar is bringing back the 24-day “Western Discoverer,” which travels through California, Nevada and Arizona. A new addition to the trip is a “Make Travel Matter” experience where guests will embark on a Black Foodie walking and tasting tour through Oakland, CA.
  • On Canada’s Rockies, travelers will meet with local expert, Brenda Holder, a Cree/Iroquois Knowledge Keeper. During the “Buffalo Fat of the Land Storytelling Experience,” Holder will teach guests about the importance of the buffalo to Cree culture.
  • On the “Autumn Colors” itinerary, guests will get to enjoy a new “Be My Guest” experience with Green Mountain Girls. At the farm, travelers will learn about regenerative, sustainable agricultural methods and the importance of seasonality in food production before enjoying a farm-to-table meal.

Luxury Gold has also added new “Make Travel Matter” experiences and stays to its 2024 journeys:

  • On the “Majesty of the Rockies” itinerary, travelers will dine at Salmon N’ Bannock, the only Indigenous-owned and operated restaurant in Vancouver. The menu includes traditional and authentic Indigenous foods created by Nuxalk Nation member Inez Cook. Travelers on this itinerary can now stay at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise within Banff National Park.

Costsaver’s new “Make Travel Matter” experience and outdoor activities for 2024 include:

  • On “Spectacular Canyons & National Parks,” travelers will visit Farmstead Cider in Jackson Hole, WY for a “Make Travel Matter” experience that works to protect the bears and wildlife of Jackson and the Grand Teton regions.
  • Travelers on “Essence of Eastern Canada” can choose to step outside of their comfort zone in Ottawa by speeding down a 1400-foot zipline between the provinces of Quebec and Ontario for 360-degree views of the city’s landmarks and landscapes.

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