Gap Adventures Makes 24/7 Service Commitment

14 January 2010

Toronto, January 11, 2010 - To demonstrate its ongoing dedication to providing the best service and life-changing experiences in the travel industry, Gap Adventures is introducing round-the-clock service ( to its global travellers, offering them an innovative new opportunity to make plans at their convenience.

Travellers interested in booking one of Gap Adventures' more than 1,000 trips on seven continents, who have questions about their next unforgettable destination, or who may need to reschedule a tour, will now have access to the tour operator's global call centres and can speak to one of its Chief Experience Officers any time of the day or night. These helpful and knowledgeable CEOs are fully equipped to help adventure-seekers choose the best itinerary to suit their interests and discover the world on one of Gap Adventures' sustainable, authentic holidays.

"Our travellers around the globe want to experience our life-changing trips and industry-leading service on their terms," said Gap Adventures founder Bruce Poon Tip. "They need flexibility to book a trip or get answers from one of our CEOs at their convenience, and this new 24/7 service will offer the kind of high-touch attention that adventure-seekers demand."

Gap Adventures has extended hours at its company-owned and operated Canadian and Australian call centres to ensure 24-hour worldwide coverage and provide access to the diverse range of travel experiences it offers, including 185 new trips for 2010. For more information, visit

About Gap Adventures

Gap Adventures is a world leader in the adventure travel industry offering small group adventures on all seven continents and beyond to more than 100,000 global travellers annually. The award-winning trips, which focus on culture, nature and active travel, are ideal for those with a sense of adventure - people who want to leave the beaten path and authentically immerse themselves in a local culture or environment to experience the real world in a sustainable manner. Demonstrating its ongoing cultural, social and economic commitment to responsible tourism, Gap Adventures established the Planeterra Foundation, as a way the company and its passengers can give back to the communities visited. For more information, please visit and