A recent survey of more than 5,000 guests booked to travel with Tauck from now through September revealed that a full 95% of respondents have already been vaccinated.
No travel advisor commissions will be recalled once refunds are processed.
International operations will open in Iceland, Costa Rica, and Ecuador.
Young will be replacing Jon Grutzner, who held the role for the past three years.
The 420-foot Ultramarine will accommodate 199 guests and feature two twin-engine helicopters and two heliports; 20 quick-deploy Zodiacs; and sustainability features.
The tour operator is adding more than a dozen new local-led, local-operated tours departing in May 2021.
Now open to American travelers, Costa Rica began welcoming U.S. tourists in November 2020.
This portfolio of luxury adventures offers travelers the chance to go behind the scenes of regular safaris.
Advisors will receive a $100 gift card for each booking made between March 22 and May 31, 2021.
The incentive will be offered now through June 30 for any travel taking place prior to Dec. 31, 2021.