Tour Operator Spotlight: Hermes Tours
To while away these months of winter, we at Out Traveler are launching a 3-month-long series which will take an in-depth look at the best gay tour operators, including steals and deals they may offer. So stay tuned to GPS for weekly updates from our Top 20.
(1-877-486-4335, hermestours.com, firstname.lastname@example.org)
About: Named after the Greek god, patron of travelers, Hermes Tours is all about offering unique guided journeys around the world. Catering to the LGBT traveler, gay-owned and operated Hermes also welcomes family and friends of the LGBT community. With each travel agent boasting18 years of experience (or more!), each adventure will be an education. If you're not content with boundaries, cross them and get the most out of the experience with several other like-minded individuals.
Clientele: Adventurous gay men and women and friends of the LGBT community.
Price range: $ 2,195-3,795
Upcoming trips: Take a 7-day trip to "Alaska's Wilds" (July 6-13th 2009) and delight in its plentiful wilderness and nature or visit the "Splendors of Central Europe" (August 29th - September 7th 2009) and discover the lesser known gems of Europe like Prague, Vienna and Budapest. Every trip departs with a group between four and sixteen individuals, for that personal touch.
Deals and steals: Book 5 months in advance and save $100 per person on the land price. And if you mention Out Traveler you'll get an additional $50 off a group tour. Now that's a bargain!