Escorted tour

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Large motor coach with tourists

Escorted tours are a form of tourism in which travelers are escorted in a group to various destinations, versus a self-guided tour where the tourist is on their own.[1] [2]

Escorted tours are also known as Package Tours.

Escorted tours are normally conducted by a tour director who takes care of all services from the beginning to end of the tour. Escorted tours also normally include the flights, hotels, transportation, transfers to the airport/hotel, most meals and some sightseeing. Escorted tours are often conducted by motor coach and usually no more than three nights are spent in each location visited. They are usually fast-paced and prices include most everything.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Motorcoach Tour Mart (1979), The best in escorted tours, USA and Canada via motorcoach and air, Grace J. Talmadge and Associates, retrieved 19 April 2013 
  2. ^ "Tours: a selection of escorted tours", International Travel News (Martin Publications, Inc) 29 (8), 2004-10-01: 94(1), ISSN 0191-8761