Press Releases

Eurobound Protects Luxury Travelers as Holland DMC Goes Bankrupt shutterstock_360024527small      Insider Travel Report – March 17, 2020  This is less of a news story than a report of a situation handled properly by a tour operator in a time of crisis. Eurobound backed clients and travel advisors when ITB Holland, a luxury DMC in business 40 years, suddenly declared bankruptcy. For clients already booked through ITB, Eurobound set about immediately rebooking services with other suppliers, absorbing the additional cost. The process was frictionless to both the travel advisor and the traveler…

Eurobound: Coronavirus Update     March 16, 2020   We are all living through a dramatic period and we are measuring our responses to care for our team and clients. The global coronavirus outbreak has caused major disruptions to the travel industry like nothing we’ve seen before. Eurobound has been monitoring its evolution closely with local suppliers and authorities and we are adapting our operations in response to the situation. Cancellations/refunds – As we receive requests for cancellations, they will be processed on a case by case basis against each supplier’s policies.  We cannot guarantee a refund for all situations as each is different. For example, some suppliers are offering credit towards a future booking, not a refund. If the client decides not to rebook under the terms of the supplier, then these amounts are lost and not refundable. During this extraordinary period, we are processing cancellations as quickly as possible.  However, much of Europe is on lockdown which has resulted in a slower than normal response.  Meanwhile, we ask for your patience while we do everything possible to process requests with care for the traveler, travel adviser and our staff. Lastly, we are limiting our staff’s exposure to the coronavirus by providing the option to work remotely from home. We are also limiting our work week to four days, closed on Fridays. We are confident we will get through this difficult period albeit with some bumps and bruises.  Please rest assured that Eurobound is doing everything we can to assist you and your clients during this trying time.

Eurobound Luxury Packages Celebrate Musical Legacies of Italy and Austria shutterstock_1279445164 for wordpress              Insider Travel Report – Feb 27, 2020        Eurobound has introduced two new luxury packages focusing on the two European countries producing the world’s greatest classical music: Italy and Austria.The “It’s Operatic” Italy package features the opera houses of Milan and Venice, and the violin museum of Cremona, home of the legendary Stradivarius violins. Eurobound guests enjoy a privately guided visit to the Museum of Instruments in Castello Sforzesco, and to La Scala Museum and theater in Milan including its behind-the-scenes workshops…

Italy is top Europe destination for bespoke travel     shutterstock_625920035 (1)TravelDailyNews-Dec 4, 2019     Eurobound, specialists in bespoke travel to Europe, reports that Italy is the most-requested destination for their independent, luxury travelers to Europe. According to Jeff Roy, Eurobound’s Vice President, Sales & Marketing, year-over-year sales to Italy have spiked 25%, echoing the findings of a recent Virtuoso report citing Italy as the top global destination. While Italy remains on top, Eurobound is seeing Spain, Portugal and Greece trending for the affluent traveler…

shutterstock_367170923 (1)Our Private Guided Day Tour of the French Riviera    InsiderTravelReport–Dec 2, 2019     Getting a private guided tour of a major attraction or region remains one of the best experiences you can book for a client. Many tour operators have independent units that offer driver guides in certain destinations, including Eurobound, the European-focused tour company, now celebrating its 24th year…

shutterstock_504123091Eurobound Promotes Spain With $500 Gift Card     Travel Agent Central –Nov 20, 2019     Eurobound has partnered with the Spanish Tourist Office, offering a $500 gift check to the 10 top agents selling Eurobound packages to Spain through March 31, 2020. As part of the partnership, Eurobound will roll out a series of customizable, all-Spain itineraries, starting with a trio of new regional, independent packages.

Gold Leaf AwardWho Are the Top North American Tour Operators Selling Switzerland?      InsiderTravelReport–Oct 21, 2019     Switzerland Travel Mart (STM), Switzerland Tourism’s most important travel trade event, being held in Lucerne, three North American tour operators were awarded the Gold Flower Award, a coveted biannual honor that is given out to reward innovation, a high level of professionalism and outstanding cooperation in connection with the promotion and sales of tours to Switzerland…

cityscape-677649_640Eurobound Unveils New Sicily-Amalfi Combo Tour for 2019-2020             InsiderTravelReport–Oct 17, 2019      Palermo, Taormina and Sorrento are the focus of a new vacation package from Eurobound for the fall-winter seasons. The 11-day/10-night independent package includes 4- and 5-star hotel accommodations with breakfast, private transfers throughout, touring and activities. Among the highlights are a street food tour of Palermo, wine tasting in Marsala and a cooking class in Sorrento. Eurobound guests spend three nights each in Palermo and Taormina in Sicily, and four nights in Sorrento…

shutterstock_466390370Eurobound Announces Swiss Promo Award for Agents      Travel Pulse–Mar 18, 2019      WHY IT RATES: This is the second time that has teamed with Switzerland to offer the year-long promotion. —Janeen Christoff, TravelPulse Senior Writer. Eurobound has launched a promotion awarding a $500 gift check to each of the top 10 dollar-producing agents who sell the company’s Switzerland packages in 2019. The year-long promotion marks the second year Eurobound has teamed up with the Swiss in promoting travel to Switzerland…

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Eurobound Debuts Three Themed Independent Packages to Italy
          InsiderTravelReport–Feb 26, 2019     Eurobound has introduced three new themed itineraries to Italy for independent travelers: Luxury Dolomite’s Hiking, Gastronomy and Affordable Tuscany with Rome. The itineraries range from six days/five nights to 10 days/nine nights, and range in price from $2,950 to $5,250 per person double. Each package is fully customizable…

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Eurobound’s New “Get Natural” Packages Combine Nature and Comfort
     InsiderTravelReport–Jan 11, 2019     Eurobound is highlighting the great European outdoors for 2019 with a series of “Get Natural” independent packages. Kicking off the spring-summer season are two new, customizable itineraries featuring the Swiss and Austrian Alps. Each package includes 4- and 5-star accommodations, travel by train, and  opportunities for mountain walks and hikes…

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France names Eurobound Tour Operator of the Year

Travel Daily News International–Nov 9, 2018     Atout France has named Eurobound Tour Operator of the Year for 2018. The annual award by the French tourism development agency recognizes the company providing the best products and services to France, based on responses from travel agents throughout the U.S…

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Eurobound Introduces Three New Winter Packages

Travel Pulse–Oct 11, 2018     Eurobound’s three new packages showcase stunning destinations and unique opportunities including sleeping in igloos and mountain snowshoe tours.—Mia Taylor, TravelPulse Senior Writer…

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Eurobound Debuts “Art, Food & Yoga” Small Group Tours

InsiderTravelReport–Sep 21, 2018     Eurobound is introducing “Art, Food & Yoga” small-group tours to France and Italy, slated to begin in spring 2019. The on-demand itineraries will combine yoga classes and fitness walks with in-depth cultural  museum visits and wine tastings…

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Eurobound Previews Three New Fall Packages

TravelPulse–Jul 13, 2018
Eurobound has introduced three new regional itineraries for fall, focusing on Portugal, Germany, and Budapest-Prague. The itineraries include accommodations in four or five-star properties, private transfers and private tours throughout…

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Marie Antoinette Travel Package Celebrates Two Museum Shows

TravelPulse–May 21, 2018
Eurobound, specialists in custom individual and small-group travel to Europe, … In Paris, the Eurobound package features private experiences …


Specialization Wins Over Clients for Eurobound

TravelPulse–May 7, 2018
Business is booming for Eurobound’s independent and small group itineraries to Europe, which are proving more and more popular with a …


US Visitors Head to Portugal in Droves

TravelPulse–Jan 6, 2018
It’s official, Portugal is one of the hottest places to travel right now. Earlier this year, TravelPulse identified a growing interest in travel to the …


Stats: Travel Agent Sales Up 15% In Europe, Says Eurobound

Travel Agent–Dec 4, 2017     Eurobound reports that its travel agent sales in Europe are up 15 percent year over year, with major growth coming from smaller metro areas in …


The rise of customization and small-group tours

Travel Weekly–Nov 2, 2017     … the boutique European tour operator Eurobound, said his company was also seeing more demand for individual and very small group tours…


Eurobound Offers New Privileged Access Program

Travel Agent–Jun 26, 2017     Eurobound is giving agents an inside edge on selling upscale travel to Europe with its “Privileged Access” program. The program provides a …
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Culinary Travel: A Taste of Italy

Travel Agent–May 17, 2017     A recent report release by Eurobound, based on the company’s internal booking data, indicates that food and wine experiences are expected to …


Rendez-vous en France: Country Remained Most-Visited Destination …

Travel Agent–May 8, 2017     Of the 52 American tour operators in attendance, there was a diverse mix, which included Eurobound, Avanti Destinations, Jet Vacations, Witte …


Eurobound Launches New Europe Tours for Cheese Lovers

Travel Agent–Feb 14, 2017     Eurobound has announced an expansion of its options for culinary travel to Europe with the launch of new experiences catering to cheese …