US travel company Collette launches in Australia

first_imgCollette, the United States based travel company has officially opened an office in Australia, bringing bold new horizons for the Australian traveler. An official launch event was held last night in Sydney, which was attended by members of the Collette leadership team to help the company hit the ground running in Australia.Also at the event were Christian Leibl-Cote, vice president of service & international business and Todd Bridges, Collette’s vice president of global business development, who came all the way from America to speak at the launch and assist with the opening of the office.Collette president and chief executive officer Dan Sullivan, said that Collette had been planning expansion into Australia for some time now.“For decades, Collette has been proud to take our guests to Australia, showing them all the wonders of the place you are lucky enough to call home.  Now we’d like to return the favour and help Australians explore the dynamic cultures, exciting cuisines, and iconic must-sees that are part of the immersive Collette guided travel experience,” Mr Sullivan said. Established in 1918, Collette is a third-generation, worldwide tour operator, and the new Sydney office adds to the company’s global presence which includes offices in Vancouver, Toronto and London. Collette offers 160 escorted tours to destinations on all seven continents and boasts a 98 per cent worldwide customer satisfaction rating from its tour survey returns for the past five years.   The company’s 4-star travel experiences include carefully crafted comprehensive land tours, river cruises, rail journeys, small group tours, garden holidays and more. With a diverse and outstanding product range ideally suited to the discerning Australian traveler and representing great value for money, Collette is looking forward to bringing its high standards of service using reputable suppliers to the local market. Source = ETB Travel News: Lewis Wisemanlast_img read more