Insight Vacations Hosts Fourth Annual Travel Showcases Series Across Canada

Kicking off October 27th across 28 cities, agents and their clients will unlock the secrets of Europe from the expertsTORONTO, Oct. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Insight Vacations (, the leader in premium and luxury escorted journeys, today announces the return of their Travel Showcase events – back by popular demand – in 28 cities across Canada, with the first event on Tuesday, October 27th in Moncton, New Brunswick taking place at the Delta Beausejour Hotel. Traversing Canada, the last two Travel Showcases will take place in Calgary and Saskatoon on November 26th at Canada Sports Hall of Fame and Saskatoon Golf club, respectively.This year, Insight Vacations will be partnering with Tourism Ireland to promote the Emerald Isle’s inspiring countryside and vibrant cities. Ireland is one of Insight Vacations most popular destinations, and its Irish adventures are prominently featured in the new 2016-17 Europe and Britain Premium program, including its “Irish Elegance” itinerary that now includes fast-track entry to the Book of Kells and a night’s stay at the majestic Ashford Castle, a Signature Hotel.“We are excited to be launching the new Insight Vacations 2016-17 Premium and Luxury Gold programs at our upcoming Travel Showcase events,” said Cris David, president, Insight Vacations Canada. “We look forward to meeting our travel agent partners and their clients for a captivating European Journey through the eyes of an expert! Our renowned Tour Directors will share their passion for travel, in-depth knowledge and love of Europe, with first-hand accounts of Signature Experiences, Hotels and Dining featured on our 100 plus expertly-curated itineraries.”This year’s Travel Showcases will feature entertaining presentations by Insight Vacations veteran European Tour Directors, who will be sure to inspire clients’ guests and encourage them to travel. Guests will also hear from Insight Vacations’ Canadian president Cris David, Vice President Carla Brake, and on select nights in Western Canada, Global CEO John Boulding on the newly launched Luxury Gold collection of over 30 outstanding itineraries in Europe, India, Bhutan, Nepal, North America and South America.In addition to an informative evening brimming with travel advice, the clients of agents who attend will have the opportunity to win a grand prize consisting of an escorted journey with Insight Vacations, valued at up to $4,000. Furthermore, clients can take advantage of Insight Vacations’ Showcase Special, only available to Travel Showcase attendees where they can save up to $400 per couple. Agents will also have the opportunity to receive prizing at each Travel Showcase. The agent who brings the most clients to each event will win a $100 Visa Card, which will be announced and awarded the day after the event.To find a Travel Showcase in your area and to register online: Insight VacationsFor more than 38 years, Insight Vacations ( has been designing the world’s finest escorted travel itineraries. As the experts in Europe, Insight offers over 100 journeys across the continent, covering more of Europe than any other operator. Insight Vacations also offers the same legendary high standards and carefully curated itineraries in North America, South America, India, Bhutan, Nepal, Morocco, Egypt and Israel. Luxury Gold by Insight Vacations is an exclusive collection of unique journeys that elevate travel beyond the ordinary at every moment. Guests travelling with Luxury Gold stay at the finest hotels, dine on the epicurean regional cuisine at featured Michelin-starred restaurants and enjoy an unmatched collection of once-in-a-lifetime experiences and sightseeing.All Insight itineraries are expertly designed for smaller groups of average 28 guests with a maximum of just 40. Each tour includes the services of an experienced Tour Director who acts as ‘travelling concierge,’ and Signature Experiences that provide a unique and revealing look into the history and culture of each destination. The authentic flavours of each country are celebrated through included Signature Dining experiences, Insight hotels are handpicked for their high quality and desirable central or scenic locations and the Insight Wi-Fi equipped motorcoach is specially customised to provide Business Class legroom. With the perfect balance of guided and independent exploration Insight has reimagined vacations to truly escape from the ordinary.For more information, visit us at, on social media at, and join the conversation using the hashtag #InsightMoments.About TreadRightCreated as a joint initiative between The Travel Corporation’s family of brands, the TreadRight Foundation is a not-for-profit working to ensure the environment and communities we visit remain vibrant for generations to come. To date, TreadRight has supported more than 35 sustainable tourism projects worldwide. 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