Canadian based OUT Adventures today announced 6 Family trips which are dedicated to LGBT parents with children above the age of 6.Â Trips will operate in Thailand, China, South Africa, and Italy with a maximum of 14 passengers per departure.
Canadian based OUT Adventures today announced 6 Family trips which are dedicated to LGBT parents with children above the age of 6. Trips will operate in Thailand, China, South Africa, and Italy with a maximum of 14 passengers per departure.
“We recognized that LGBT parents are very interested in introducing their children to new cultures around the world,” says Co-Founder Robert Sharp.
Robert’s partner and Co-Founder Steven Larkin adds “As well, we really wanted to offer gay and lesbian parents affordable travel options outside of traditional resort or cruise packages.”
OUT Adventures will operate 14 Family departures closed to LGBT parents. Trips are tailored to meet the needs of families with children and begin at $1015 USD for a 14 day trip to Thailand including a visit to an Elephant conservation park. All trips will have a strong focus on responsible travel by using locally owned hotels, restaurants and also interaction with local communities, both LGBT and mainstream.
The company is also leading this niche market by operating in a manner that contributes to the well being of the planet – from using green power in the OUT Adventures head office to including carbon emission off-setting in the cost of approximately 15% of its trips in its first year and in all trips by 2010.
In order to provide the best itineraries at the most affordable prices, OUT Adventures has partnered with the world’s leading adventure tour operator, Intrepid Travel which lends to the credibility of the product being offered. Trips are as follows:
Vietnam Family Adventure – 15 Days – December 25, 2009 departure
Thailand Adventure – 14 days – December 21, 2009 & December 19, 2010 departure
Kruger & Kingdom South Africa Adventure – 13 days – July 11, 2010 departure
Italy Adventure – 14 days – July 25, 2010 departure
China Adventure – 14 days – August 08, 2010 departure
Trips are available directly through the OUT Adventures website at www.out-adventures.com and travel agents worldwide.
For more information please contact Robert Sharp at [email protected] or 416.583.2680.
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