Category Archives: Travel by Sport

Solo Adventurers: Hit the Road with Backroads Active Travel

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Interested in Solo Travel?

Backroads is offering some great opportunities for solo adventurers!

Backroads Active Travel is a small adventure company that organizes walking, biking and multisport trips in all over the world. Join a small group of like-minded travelers and expert guides. Their mission is to truly immerse the traveler, exploring hidden corners usually inaccessible by car or tour bus. Explore Europe and beyond via the great outdoors. Clear your mind and challenge your senses.

Backroads offer almost 100 departures exclusively for solo travelers to 30+ destinations. Their experts accommodate solos by pairing them up with roommates or providing private rooms. PLUS If you’re one of the first five to sign up on a trip, you can save up to 50%!

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Some Sample Trips:

Discover the Hawaiian islands in a unique Multipart Adventure Tour on the Big Island, from Kilauea to the Kohala Coast. Hike to dramatic waterfalls, go snorkeling and sea kayaking, and bike around the volcanic landscape of Kilauea Iki crater.

Explore the Amalfi Coast by foot or boat, and wander around the colorful seaside towns and timeless villages with terraces.

  • Hiking the Cinque Terre & Tuscany
  • Biking from Parma to Verona Bike Tour
  • Hiking in the New Zealand mountains
  • Myanmar Bike Tour
  • Dalmatian Coast to Montenegro Multipart Adventure
  • Biking in the Dolomites
  • French Pyrenees & Spain’s Rioja Region
  • Hike the Canadian Rockies
  • California Wine Country Bike Tour

Stay in Touch with Solo Trips by joining our Solo Adventurers Email Blast today. Throughout the year, Wittravel receives notice from various travel partners offering special rates tailored just for you. Email frontdesk@wittravel.com to sign up today. We only send marketing information via email if you have signed up, and we never give away our client list.

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Acclaimed Golf Voyages with Azamara Club Cruises

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Does your perfect day involve playing a round of golf at the most prestigious courses in the world?

If it does, you’ve come to the right place! Azamara Club Cruises and Perry Golf have teamed up to bring you worldwide golf voyages to some of the most acclaimed courses on the planet.

Call your agent at Wittravel for more details: 503-224-0180 or email info@wittravel.com Let us plan your perfect holiday from start to finish, so you can enjoy a vacation without any hassles!

The golf packages on Azamara’s 2016 & 2017 British Open voyages feature venues such as Royal Birkdale, Gleneagles, and Turnberry, and also include attendance at the final round of the British Open Championship to watch the world’s finest players compete for the coveted Claret Jug.

Their voyages to Australia & New Zealand, the Mediterranean, and the Baltic Sea offer golf packages as well, with an outstanding collection of courses including Barnbougle Dunes, Cape Kidnappers, Bro Hof Slott, Continental Europe’s #1 Valderrama, and many others.

AND if you book selected voyages by June 30, 2015, you’ll receive 50% OFF the cruise fare of the second guest!

Hurry! PerryGolf packages sell out quickly.

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Super Bowl XLVIII – Exclusive Packages

JANUARY 30/31 TO FEBRUARY 3, 2014

 It’s a Super Bowl of historic firsts. The first outdoor, cold-weather Super Bowl. The first to take place in the region. The first to be hosted by two states. The first to be jointly hosted by two teams. Would you like to be part of this year of firsts with an exclusive Super Bowl package?

Our contact in New York City is the official travel provider for the NEW YORK GIANTS and their fan road trips. If they can arrange travel and special events for the Giants, imagine what they can do for you! They certainly know how to make football fans happy!!!

 Super Bowl Services:

 Three-Four and Five Star hotel accommodations in New York City

  • Super Bowl game tickets
  • Group seating blocks
  • On-site concierge service
  • Premium game-day hospitality
  • VIP red carpet access to the hottest parties & events
  • NFL player/celebrity appearances
  • Special Super Bowl gift bag
  • Full transportation services including limo, SUV’s and deluxe motor coaches
  • Dinners and private events at the hottest restaurants and venues in town
  • Shopping tours and spa treatment appointments
  • Meet and greet service
  • Broadway, sports and concert tickets during Super Bowl week
  • And much more

PLUS! Kick off your game day in style with this Super Sunday Tailgate Party hosted by Pro Football Players! Inclusive of all the things that make NY/NJ famous …gourmet food, premium bar, live music and a great atmosphere. Join us at this ultimate “see and be seen” game-day experience! We have your all access pass ready!

Pre-Game Super Bowl Party hosted at The Shannon Rose Restaurant, located 3 min. from the stadium

    • All inclusive pre-game Super Bowl Party, 12:30 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.
    • Gourmet food display catered by a top chef
    • Open Bar with specialty local drinks
    • Live music from the B Street Band (Voted best Springsteen Cover Band) and Slippery When Wet (Voted the best Bon Jovi cover band)
    • Local cuisine with an extensive menu
    • Celebrity guest appearances, including NFL Hall of Famers and celebrities from sports and entertainment (autographs and photo opportunities) VIP section capabilities
    • Large 360 degree wrap-around bar
    • Super Bowl pre-game game day coverage on large screen HDTVs
    • Company signage opportunities throughout the venue
    • This event is guest list only

 

Upon arrival in NY or NJ , during your stay and on game day we can arrange for private transfers for individuals, small parties or large groups via sedans, limos or luxury motor coaches.

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Tours: Special Events

Yesterday the United States was glued to their screens as the XLVII Super Bowl raged on! Did your team win? Did you know that many tour operators can arrange custom packages for you during major events? From the Super Bowl to the World Cup, there is a variety of special sport events, festivals, and races around which we can design your travel! Our travel partners can arrange exclusive travel experiences during these major events, so you’re right in the action!

And remember: if you aren’t attending the event, best to stay away from the destination during this time as there are sure to be enthusiastic crowds!

MASTERS IN AUGUSTA

Join the pros at the Augusta Golf Tournament, held in April at the Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia. Founded by Bobby Jones in 1933, it’s a dream for every avid golfer everywhere, and rival only to the Old Course at St. Andrews. Watch the greatest golfers in the world as they plan on the emerald green. Combine the event with a few relaxing days at the nearby Ritz-Carlton Lodge, with its gorgeous lake villas or Mediterranean style lodge villas around the stunning Lake Oconee. Put the ball on the famous Great Waters Course, a 7,073 yard, par-72 layout course that hosted the 41st PGA Professional National Championship in 2008.

Dates: April 11-14, 2013

THE KENTUCKY DERBY

Kensington Tours hosts guests during the Kentucky Derby in Louisville. Take your reserved seat in the most famous horse race in the United States, and root for your winning stallion amid the mighty roar of the crowd. Tours are tiered based on seats at Churchill Downs—from Clubhouse Seating, Grandstands, Grandstands Orange to the luxurious VIP Suites. Arrangements are full customizable, and can include transfers, shuttles, accommodation, upgraded tickets, bourbon distillery tours and horse farm tours.

Dates: May 4, 2013

ALBUQUERQUE BALLOON FIESTA

New Mexico hosts one of the world’s most photographed events in October. Join Collette or Globus on a tour of sound and color. Enjoy the incredible mass ascension and race as the colorful balloons take off. At night, the balloons burn fires during the Balloon Glow and follow up with a fireworks show. Go on a balloon ride yourself on the Sandia Peak Tram, the world’s longest aerial tramway. In addition to the main event, your hosts will take you through the unique markets and streets of Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Visit the International Balloon Museum, the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center and the beautiful Turquoise Trail.

Dates: October 5-13, 2013

TOURNAMENT OF ROSES

Pasadena holds their famous Tournament of Roses annually in winter. Be up-close and personal in the parade on a reserved seat and get a sneek-peek of final touches on the gargantuan floats. Celebrate the season with New Year’s Eve Gala dinner dance with live entertainment and champagne. Afterwards, enjoy a farewell dinner on board the RMS Queen Mary, or take a guided tour through the Getty Museum or the Ronald Regan Presidential Library.

Dates: December, 2013

BRAZIL WORLD CUP

The 20th FIFA World Cup will be a soccer (for our international readers, football) tournament hosted in Brazil in 2014. As the first World Cup held in South America since Argentina’s in 1978, the continent is understandably excited and already making plans. Kensington Tours have created an exclusive collection of customizable Brazil tours around your soccer experience that are based out of Rio de Janeiro. Transport yourself to the heart of history on Brazilian soil. Pair with a destination expert. Explore natural beaches, rainforest safaris and cultural highlights. Be part of football history. You can even follow your team around the country as they race to the championship.

Dates: June 13-20, 2014; June 20-27, 2014; June 27-July 5, July 7-14.

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