Peakes Travel open day ...

Peakes Travel Elite, Shrewsbury’s only independent and family-owned travel agency, is hosting a Canadian Travel Open Day on Saturday (16th January), showcasing this amazing country’s vast array of attractions.

Experts will be on hand to discuss Rockies rail trips, cruising in Alaska, ski-ing in Whistler, a city break in Toronto or Vancouver or the opportunity to see Grizzly Bears and Polar Bears.

Representatives from award-winning operator 1st Class Holidays will also be on hand to give advice and information on all facets of travel to the country.

1st Class Holidays has been voted as ‘Canadian Tour Operator of the Year’ 13 times in the past two decades and will be joined by four of the Peakes Travel team who are accredited members of the Canadian Specialist program, which is run by the Canadian Tourist Commission.

Long-serving manager of Peakes Travel, Claire Moore, has recently gained a national tribute after becoming a finalist at the British Canadian Travel Awards, a prestigious accolade considering the number of entrants involved. The award was for displaying exceptional knowledge in all aspects of holiday options and travel in the region, combined with attaining outstanding customer satisfaction reviews.

Claire, commented: “With its snowy peaks and deep fjords, Canada is a very popular destination for our clients due to the diverse range of holidays it offers.

“Our open day on Saturday will feature totally independent advice, together with inspiration and information for people with individual requirements, specific interests or definite ideas on their perfect Canadian holiday.”

The Canadian Holiday Open Day runs from 10am until 3pm this coming Saturday and will offer holidaymakers audio-visual presentations and provide individual appointments to speak to travel experts in the comfort of the firm’s unique period premises, at 11 Mardol, in Shrewsbury.

Pictured:  Claire always gets her man … Claire Moore with her Canadian Travel award at Peakes Travel Elite.

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