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Gray Line Worldwide debuts Gray Line Miami

Gray Line Worldwide, Denver, CO, provider of worldwide sightseeing tours, announces the addition of Miami, FL to its global network. The move expands Gray Line sightseeing tours and transportation to two destinations within the state of Florida.

Shebby Lee Tours proudly presents West Dakota

Award-winning historian Shebby Lee, owner and founder of Shebby Lee Tours, Rapid City, SD, believes the powers that be erred seriously when they divided the Dakota Territory into two separate states back in 1889.

New Chicago city bus tours unveil neighborhoods, art and history

Chicago Neighborhood Tours, a division of the Office of Tourism, recently added several new themed half-day bus tours to its offerings this season.

The new tours include a look at Albany Park with stops at the Cambodian American Heritage Museum, the River Park Dam and Waterfall, North Park Village and the Superdawg Drive-In.

New Orleans CVB wants motorcoach visitors

The city of New Orleans is rolling into 2009 with more major conventions, Mardi Gras celebrations and an abundance of festivals to greet visitors at every level.

Shorter tours keep operators afloat

Tour operators have weathered a faltering economy with a focus on short trips and the continued draw of several favorite destinations.

Double decks take Sightline Tours to new levels

When Rocky Mountaineer Vacations shut down its Gray Line West operation in Vancouver, BC, Canada in 2007, the move created a significant void in sightseeing options for this area. Gray Line was the only large bus sightseeing operation in Vancouver and had been running for years.

Tour operators show resilience

The motorcoach tour business is not recession-proof, but it is resilient in the face of today’s tough economy. Operators say the number of people booking motorcoach tours is down from last year and they attribute more last-minute cancellations and smaller group sizes to the downturn. But as people tighten their belts and purse strings, those who still wish to travel see motorcoaches as the most affordable option.

California Wine Tours earns Best of status for service

Each fall the Great Wine Capitals Global Network presents its Best of Wine Tourism Awards to the most deserving hospitality leaders throughout San Francisco and Napa Valley. Wine tourism services is one of the seven competitive categories, sustainable wine tourism practices is another.