“I just returned from ‘A 7 days In… Venice, Florence and Rome’ – the personnel at each establishment we frequented was happy to see us. There was joy in the air in all places, and in our team in specific. I travel with Tauck for numerous motives, and 1 is that I know I can count on you to make positive our vacation spot is protected. Thank you for all your attempts in carrying out that. I’m pretty substantially searching ahead to my up coming excursion.”
Tauck Visitor, 2022
Pricey Tauck Mates and Family members,
Like our visitor Maureen, a 9-time Tauck traveler, I’ve also just returned from Europe. For the duration of my travels I attended the premiere of the much-anticipated (and awe-inspiring) Passion Enjoy in Oberammergau, Germany, visited with Tauck associates in Munich, traveled through childhood vacation places in Austria, and retrieved my son from faculty in Switzerland. I can inform you that all over my travels I was met with the exact pleasure and enjoyment shared by Maureen, and everyone from lodge staff members to restauranteurs to area baristas wore smiles. It remains a incredibly particular time to check out, and a memorable experience awaits people fortuitous adequate to incorporate Europe in their summer season or slide travel strategies.
Everywhere I traveled, and starting from the moment I arrived in Munich, I also saw the now-acquainted blue and yellow of the Ukrainian flag. We have all watched with fantastic unhappiness the unspeakable horror and senseless tragedy in Ukraine. I’m positive your heart, like mine, goes out to the Ukrainian men and women who have been struggling so needlessly above the previous months. We proceed to hope and pray for a swift and peaceful resolution to end this war.
We notice that some of our attendees may possibly be wondering and, in fact, some have asked us outright: Are Tauck’s journeys in Europe impacted by the conflict? Is Europe safe and sound? These are fair queries, in particular in light-weight of the photographs showing up 24/7 on tv and across the world-wide-web. I’m composing you today to convey to you that considering the fact that April we have been running all of our river cruises and land plans in Europe smoothly and as planned, producing great reminiscences for hundreds of Tauck company who are thrilled to be touring yet again.
Individually, I’d like to guarantee you that I felt totally and fully protected and snug in the course of my overall time in Europe. Dozens of customers from our Worldwide Functions and Tauck Director groups have traveled from Iceland to Budapest, and we converse to our European companions and other sector colleagues daily. All echo exactly what I felt, which is that the ambiance throughout Europe feels pretty “normal.” In all the areas I frequented the customary rhythms of lifestyle are conveniently evident and superb to see. Without having exception, our associates are relieved that tourism – and significantly Tauck – is back again, as our marketplace offers careers and revenue for locals, a lot of of whom are supporting relatives and buddies in Ukraine. All agree that people today are adhering to the news from Ukraine closely and they hunger for peace, but or else their daily lives progress normally.
Please know that when you journey with Tauck your journey comes with a complete support system that is 97 a long time in the producing. It commences with the care and regional expertise of the Tauck Directors who journey with you on your journey and it incorporates our community of unbelievable supplier-associates all around the earth. As element of Tauck’s ongoing operations, we cautiously keep track of situations in each individual spot of the globe exactly where we operate, monitoring all applicable advisories from the U.S. State Division, international media stories, and advice issued to Tauck by private security consultants whose companies we retain. I want you to know that we would by no means operate a tour or cruise unless of course we ended up totally certain that it is secure to do so.
In the not likely occasion that you need to at any time experience a disruption of a Tauck journey, we stand all set to assist. Tauck has a hugely experienced Global Response Staff comprised of personnel from throughout the organization that can be activated at a moment’s observe, 24/7, 365 times a calendar year. What is a lot more, the efforts of our Global Response Team are bolstered by a selection of external help agencies whose expertise ranges from replacing a missing passport to arranging an emergency health care evacuation. You are truly hardly ever by itself when you journey with Tauck.
And traveling now is in particular critical. I firmly believe that journey is a powerful drive for peace in this globe, and that our capacity for comprehending and empathy improves exponentially when we practical experience other sites, other cultures and other people today.
We seem ahead to encouraging our visitors knowledge this amazing planet all-around us, we salute their intrepid spirit, and we thank our attendees and vacation advisor associates for placing their have faith in in Tauck.