Global Scavenger Hunt Offers Blind Dates with the World

by Maria Lisella
Global Scavenger Hunt Offers Blind Dates with the World

Photo: Shutterstock.com


Can a travel agent sell an adventure to a client without telling them where they’re going? Enter The Global Scavenger Hunt that turns creative travel on its head in 2018 by taking people on an adventure around the world, but without telling them where they will be going. 

The Global Scavenger Hunt will take 15 two-person teams around the world visiting at least 10 secret countries over the annual three-week adventure that begins April 13, 2018.  Travel agents earn $3,000 commission when they sell the package to a team of two for $25,000.

Participants are given the opportunity to live out their Indiana Jones and Amazing Race fantasies while circumnavigating the globe, and are offered given numerous chances to do good with half-day volunteering opportunities; as the event also serves as a platform to raise funds for interest-free micro loans and the building of remote co-ed elementary schools in places of need. Previous events have built schools in places like: Kenya, Ecuador, Haiti and India. 

The 23-day around the world event is limited to 15 teams of two, and the $25,000 per team entry fee includes: all international airfare, first class hotels, 40% of meals and special event-sponsored travel gear. Single travelers are welcome to apply and all travelers will be interviewed for suitability.

  0
  0
Tip of the Day

Something could happen to any of us, the loved ones we travel with, or in this case, to the magnificent marvels put up by those who came before us. So we must travel as far and as often as time and money allow.


Stefanie Katz, The Travel Superhero

Daily Top List

Five Good Reasons to Tell Your Clients About Loyalty Programs

1. Saves money for your clients.

2. Saves time for your corporate clients.

3. Gets all sorts of perks for your clients.

4. Offers enhanced reporting to corporate clients.

5. Provides better service and better client relationships.

Source: TMR.

TMR THIS WEEK
http://services.travelsavers.com/AMGService.svc/REST/GetImage?ImageID=b75eceda-865f-e911-b4aa-782bcb66a2f2

5 Good Reasons to Tell Your Clients About Travel Loyalty Programs

Loyalty programs, also known as frequent buyer programs, have been around for a long time. But you might be surprised to know that many travelers don’t know about them. Here are five good reasons for travel advisors to spread the word to their customers, both leisure and corporate travelers.

TMR Recommendations
Top Stories
Tour Operators Frustrated by Vague Cuba Policy Announcement
Tour Operators Frustrated by Vague Cuba Policy Announcement

Little is known about what the new Trump administration policy changes will mean for American travelers to Cuba.

New Apple Vacations President John Tarkowski is Setting His Course
New Apple Vacations President John Tarkowski is Setting His Course

The wholesaler’s challenges, says Tarkowski, are the same as those that face the retail travel advisor.

Avanti Launches Educational E-Brochure for Travel Advisors Selling the Galapagos
Avanti Launches Educational E-Brochure for Travel Advisors Selling the Galapagos

Cruises are the most popular method to get around the Galapagos islands, which the tour operator says is one of its top three destinations in South America.

Central Holidays Rolls Out Small Group Tours
Central Holidays Rolls Out Small Group Tours

The new, more intimate tours are being introduced in the company’s original home destination of Italy.

Intrepid Sails to Significant Growth on Wave of Sustainable Tourism
Intrepid Sails to Significant Growth on Wave of Sustainable Tourism

The adventure travel provider is seeing bottom line gains resulting from its dedication to practices of responsible tourism.

Abercrombie & Kent Adds New Luxury Expedition Cruise in the Baltics
Abercrombie & Kent Adds New Luxury Expedition Cruise in the Baltics

The tour operator’s Luxury Tailor Made trips begin with prepared itineraries that are designed to be a starting point from which customers build the trip of their dreams.

News Briefs
TMR Report Cards & Outlooks
Advertiser's Voice
Advertiser's Voice: Tropics and Exotics 2020 -2021 Collection