Here Are TTC’s 2019 Top 10 Journeys of a Lifetime via Travelweek News

Feb 13, 2019 | TTC

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Posted by Travelweek Group
TORONTO — Need some travel inspiration? The Travel Corporation (TTC) has revealed its annual #TTCTop10 bucket list of travel experiences for 2019, featuring such emerging travel trends as transformational journeys and socially-conscious travel.

“Our guests’ desire for personal fulfillment through transformative travel continues to grow, and for 2019 we are further enhancing experiential travel and creating truly meaningful experiences for their travel wish lists,” said Chief Executive Officer Brett Tollman. “This year’s #TTCTop10 list features an inspiring selection of our life-changing journeys, as guest satisfaction and making travel matter through our TreadRight Foundation’s sustainable tourism and local community-based projects across the globe remain top of mind for TTC.”

Here is the full list:

Trafalgar – African Safari Adventure
Adventurers will discover the stunning destination of the Maasai Mara and Serengeti for a memorable 14-day safari adventure. Guests will explore the vast wilderness of Kenya and Tanzania, navigate lakes in search of resting hippos and sample the spicy flavours of Swahili cuisine.

Contiki – Pure Sri Lanka
Millennials and Generation Z travellers will explore Contiki’s newest hotspot, Sri Lanka, on this 10-day adventure. During their journey at Udawalawe National Park, they will enjoy a “Special Stay” safari riverside glamping and a visit to an elephant transit home where orphaned baby elephants are cared for before being released back into the wild.

Insight Vacations – Israel & Jordan
History lovers will discover the iconic spiritual sites and hidden gems of Israel and Jordan on this 14-day premium escorted journey. In Israel, guests will visit Nazareth, Galilee and Jerusalem and the famous saline waters of the Dead Sea, while in Jordan they’ll visit the famous archeological site of Petra and dine under the stars in Wadi Rum at a Bedouin camp site. Another highlight is a visit to the Iraq Al-Amir Women’s Cooperative, which is managed and run by local women and provides training projects.

Uniworld Boutique River Cruises – Magnificent Moselle and Rhine
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Travellers will embark on a 10-day luxury river cruise from Cologne to Frankfurt on the award-winning River Queen. There are opportunities to join a “Let’s Go” experience in Mainhattan by bike, enjoy a Rheingau Riesling wine tasting in Rüdesheim or a culinary “sip and savour” excursion in Germany’s oldest town of Trier.

Costsaver – Vietnam & Cambodia Adventure
This exciting 14-day adventure highlights Vietnam’s stunning landscapes and Cambodia’s ancient temples of Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom. Travellers will embark on a cruise in Halong Bay that includes a cooking demonstration onboard and a meet-and-greet with locals at a Vung Vieng fishing village. In Nah Trang’s Mun island, they will also enjoy snorkelling and swimming with sea turtles.

Luxury Gold – Elegance of Egypt
This seven-day luxury escorted journey begins in Cairo with visits to the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx of Giza. The journey continues with a luxurious seven-day river cruise on the intimate all-suite River Tosca, which includes an onboard welcome reception and gala dinner with exquisite regionally inspired cuisine.

Red Carnation Hotels – Hotel 41
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For the third year running, Hotel 41 was recently voted the number 1 hotel in the UK by TripAdvisor’s 2019 Travellers Choice Awards. With a prestigious Forbes Five Star Rating, the luxurious boutique hotel is a stunning hidden gem overlooking the Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace.

U by Uniworld – Germany’s Finest
This authentic eight-day journey begins in Frankfurt with a night walk led by U hosts and includes stops to Würzburg and Bamberg. Guests can join a Bavarian bike trip along Miltenberg’s lakes and nature reserves or a castle hike. Alternatively, they can join a Nuremberg culinary tour including a cooking school experience where they will learn to make Bratwurst.

Busabout – Wild West & City Lights
This 14-day adventure across the United States takes guests along the famous Route 66 with stops in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Monument Valley and Austin.

Inspiring Journeys – Inspiring Australia
Nature lovers will enjoy exploring the Blue Mountains, a sunset toast at iconic Uluru, the mystical domes of Kata Tjuta and snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef while on this 13-day journey.

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