Adventure travel specialist, World Expeditions, has removed the eagle searching pageant from its Mongolian program, as part of its persevered force to make sure its whole range of active itineraries adheres to the strictest requirements of animal welfare.

According to World Expeditions Responsible Travel Manager, Donna Lawrence, the decision was taken in session with World Animal Protection, the professional company which assists inside the employer’s comprehensive Animal Welfare Code of Conduct.

“Although it isn’t always our location to pass judgment at the long-held cultural tradition of an eagle looking in Mongolia, it’s far our area to remove tourism activities from our application that don’t adhere to the principals of animal welfare,” Lawrence stated.

“The eagle searching competition is a spectacle for tourists and the welfare of the eagles and their prey at the pageant does no longer adhere to the universally familiar ‘Five Freedoms’ of animal welfare,” on which our animal welfare Code of Conduct is based totally.”

World Expeditions is the main operator in Mongolia, because of the long term involvement of Tim Cope, broadly diagnosed as the main professional on Mongolia and its surrounds. Tim authored the award-triumphing On the Trail of Genghis Khan, a primary-hand account of his years-long adventure via Mongolian steppe and became the 2016 recipient of the Mongolian friendship medal, in recognition of his paintings in celebrating and selling Mongolian nomad subculture internationally.

Also, he obtained the 2015 Mongolian Government tourism excellence award, and become made an honorary ambassador for Mongolian Tourism across the world.

Adventure World Travel has launched its 2020 Winter brochure, with four new journeys in Nunavut, Norway, Italy and Slovakia taking customers on as soon as-in-a-lifetime journeys to discover the magic of iciness.

New for 2020, guests can revel in the action of the Martedi Grasso (Fat Tuesday) in the course of Venice Carnival at the 9-day Winter in Italy itinerary in any other case guests can head on a luxurious rail adventure from Norway to Russia with vantage points of the Aurora Borealis whilst visiting on Adventure World Travel’s 12-day Arctic Explorer with Golden Eagle.

Over in Canada, possibilities to peer the Aurora are considerable with a selection of new resorts in the barren region of the Yukon and Northwest Territories and Alaska, while new journeys to Nunavut will see travelers find the unique subculture and people of the Canadian Arctic on an adventure into the wild north. From dogsledding in a conventional Inuit sled to snowmobiling along caribou trails, guests may be taken very plenty off the crushed course in this faraway province not frequently frequented by travelers.

A new vacation spot for Adventure World Travel guests, Slovakia, sees guests exploring iciness in Slovakia with Explore Worldwide. The eight-day Slovakia Winter Family Adventure will see families tackle sports inclusive of ski fox, snow-tubing on air-stuffed earrings, night sledding and snowshoeing.

Small organization visiting specialists, Back-Roads Touring, have unveiled a pre-release special for his or her most famous Europe tours.

Five of Back-Roads Touring’s maximum popular European itineraries for 2020 had been released today with a specific pre-release provide, making now a higher time than ever to relaxed the experience of a life-time. The exclusive deal gives guests the possibility to start their excursion in style, with a free switch and complimentary pre-tour night of accommodation blanketed with each booking made before July 1, 2019.

The deal, that’s on sale now, is available for bookings on vacationer favorite Back-Roads’ excursions Italian Indulgence, Iberian Inspiration, The Emerald Isle, The Garden of England and Highlights of Britain, ensuring a continuing and cozy begin to visitors’ tour.

The ultra-modern client research through Back-Roads Touring has strengthened mature travelers’ love of UK and European travel, locating nearly 1/2 of Australians over 55 surveyed would like to go to Italy, Ireland, Scotland and Spain on a small organization excursion.1 The studies also discovered that almost half of mature Australian travelers pick out the UK and Europe as their maximum favored vacation spot of choice.