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TCS World Travel Voted No. 1 Tour Operator in Travel + Leisure’s 2017 World’s Best Awards

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Private Jet Industry’s Best Kept Secret Receives Top Ranking in Prestigious Readers’ Poll

TCS World Travel, the leading tour operator of private jet expeditions for nearly 25 years, has been named the No. 1 “Tour Operator” in the Travel + Leisure 2017 World’s Best Awards. One of the world’s most respected hospitality awards programs, the World’s Best’s award winners are selected through a reader survey for favorite hospitality experiences across categories including hotels, spas, cruises and airports.


“After more than two decades of offering enriching, expeditionary travel around the globe, we are honored to be recognized as the best tour operator in the world by the readers of Travel + Leisure,” said TCS World Travel President Shelley Cline. “It is rewarding to our entire team to know our guests value the meaningful travel experiences we provide. We look forward to continuing to expand our portfolio by introducing new and unprecedented journeys and services.”

Dedicated to delivering immersive, worry-free travel experiences, TCS World Travel leads the industry in private jet expeditions with the experience and knowledge built from developing hundreds of trips for nearly 25 years. The company caters to the travel needs and preferences of the globally curious and modern affluent traveler, whether on the brand’s iconic globe-circling expeditions, custom private itineraries, expeditions to emerging destinations, or the recently launched “Uncharted Series” – an all-new collection of small-group, 15- to 20-day regional journeys.

Emerging Destinations and One-of-a-Kind Experiences

Knowing that affluent travelers seek the opportunity to explore undiscovered regions, TCS World Travel offers extraordinary adventures and exclusive access to emerging destinations with ease aboard the company’s custom-configured Boeing 757. Northern Summer: A Journey Around the World by Private Jet and Kingdoms and Cultures of Eurasia by Private Jet are two highly anticipated trips taking flight in 2018 that explore remote, hard-to-access destinations. Following the midnight sun to the planet’s northernmost reaches, Northern Summer: A Journey Around the World by Private Jet – visits emerging destinations like Iceland, Mongolia and Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula. Kingdoms and Cultures of Eurasia by Private Jet – takes travelers through under-the-radar destinations like Kyrgyzstan, Iran and Oman, where storied pasts mingle with intriguing futures.

New Uncharted Series

Set to depart in 2017 and 2018, the new Uncharted Series delivers highly immersive experiences and one-of-a-kind adventures limited to intimate groups of 12 to 20 guests. Travelers will experience the ease of flying on helicopters and mid-size private jets – such as the Gulfstream G550 and Bombardier Challenger series – on life-list adventures over the course of 15-20 days. Journey options include discovering some of India’s greatest treasures, from the peaks of the Himalayas and the deserts of Rajasthan to the bustling city of Mumbai; exploring China with experiences like a visit to Longsheng’s fabled terraced rice paddies and an encounter with giant pandas at a sanctuary; and searching for life lessons on health, longevity and spirituality amid the remote corners and thought-centers of Asia.

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