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Audley   About

Slogan"Taylor-made vacations and safaris, created by experts"



Focus.  Travel with Confidence.     Audley's Flexibility Promise.  

Appalachia.  Luxury Georgia and the Carolinas Self-Drive Tour 

Sustainable.   Responsible Travel

Tourism.  Trip FinderInquiry Form.  

Collaboration.  Travelife

Vacations By Rail    About us

Slogan.  "Discover America By Rail"



Focus.  Vacations By Rail® is North America's most comprehensive provider of global rail travel...

Appalachia.  Autumn at the Greenbrier & Historic Trains  (9 Days)   

                      Smoky Mountain Rail Adventure (9 Days)


Tourism.  Travel Advice.  


much better adventures   Their Story

Slogan.  "Proper Adventures in Wild Places"

Mission.  We're on a mission to build the world's most positive impact adventure company.  

Purpose.  To protect our world's wild places, one adventure at a time.

Focus.  Small group adventure holidays for a quick weekend or longer.  

Appalachia.   Hike the Appalachian Trail through the Great Smoky Mountains (3 nights)

Sustainable. The Much Better Foundation.   The 'Much Better' Bit

Tourism.  Guaranteeing HappinessRisk Free BookingForeign Travel Advice

Collaboration.  Offer Amazing Adventure Experiences.  

REI-co-op Adventures   About REI

Slogan.  "Plan your escape"

Core Purpose.“… inspire, educate and outfit for a lifetime of outdoor adventure and stewardship.” 


Focus.  Investing in adventure, all across America 

Appalachia.  Smokey Mountains (6 Tours that range from 3-4 Days)

Sustainable.  Stewardship.  Co-op Journal Impact

Tourism.  Garage.  Expert Advice.  Private Departures

Collaboration. Conversations.  Travel Agents

Wildland Trekking   About

Slogan.  "Unforgettable Hiking Vacations" 

Mission.  To be a global leader in the adventure travel industry by providing exceptional hiking adventures, in a responsibly sustainable way, which promotes the conservation of both natural and human communities.

Vision.  Healthy people. Healthy planet.

Focus. 100% focused on the trekking experience. 

Appalachia. Blue Ridge Mountains. (8 Tours.  Days Hikes.  3-5 Days)

                     Great Smoky Mountains National Park (10 Tours.  Day Hikes.  3-5 Days)  

Sustainable.  Use our Business as a Tool for Conservation. 

Tourism.  Wildland Trekking Reviews

Collaboration.  Philanthropy

Holiday Vacation.   About   




Focus.  One of America’s most reputable tour companies, producing unparalleled travel experiences since 1973.

Appalachia.  Kentucky & The Smokies  (9 Days)

                      Smokey Mountain Christmas (6 Days)


Tourism. Worry-Free Guarantee.   The Holiday Advantage.


Tauck.     Their Story

Slogan.  "Travel Beyond Ordinary."

Mission.  We are a leader in the creation of enriching travel experiences that enhance people’s lives by broadening their knowledge and fulfilling their dreams. We are a family company built on a timeless philosophy of integrity, innovation and respect. By exceeding customer expectations, we continually build a loyal and dedicated following.


Focus.  Personalized service, quality experience, inclusive value  

Appalachia.  Bluegrass and Blue Ridges:  Louisville to Nashville  (9 Days)

Sustainable.  Impact.

Tourism. Your Peace of Mind.   The Tauck Difference.

Collaboration.  Ken Burns American Journeys

Collette.  About.

Slogan.  "With Collette, the World is Within Your Reach"



Focus.  worldwide travel collection features comprehensive land tours, river cruises, rail journeys, small group tours, family trips, garden holidays and more.

Appalachia. Bluegrass Country & the Smoky Mountains (9 Days)

                     Nashville & the Smoky Mountains Holiday  (8 Days)

Sustainable.  Social Responsibility  Protecting the Planet  Responsible Travel  Team Empowerment

Tourism. Mobile App.   3 Easy Ways to Book.  

Collaboration.  Collette Foundation.

DuVine.  About.  


Mission.  for every traveler to experience the world by bike.


Focus.  DuVine is an international cycling and adventure company curating unforgettable travel experiences. We’re all about the local details.

Appalachia.  Blackberry Farm Bike Tour: A Luxurious Weekend in the Smoky Mountains (4 days)

Sustainable.  Sustainable Travel.

Tourism. Peloton Loyalty Club.   Levels.

Collaboration. Feeding America.    Outdoor Afro.

BackRoads   About

Slogan.  "Live your Adventure.  Go Active."  



Focus.  Why Travel with BackRoads?


        NC's Blue Ridge & TN's Great Smoky Mountains Walking & Hiking Tour (5 Days)

        The Carolinas Bike Tour (5 Days)

Sustainable.  Responsible Travel.  

Tourism. Travel Advisor Portal.  Pro Tips.  BEST Club.  

Collaboration.  Community Partners

Globus.  History of Globus.

Slogan.  "A World Beyond"



Focus.  First Class Touring.  Passion, hard work, innovation and love for travel.

Appalachia.  Bourbon, Bridles & Bluegrass (AT) (8 Days)

                      Historic Trails and Blueridge Mountains (14 Days) [Cosmos Affordable Touring]

                      The Bold & The Brewtiful: Mid-Atlantic America By Design (10 days)

Sustainable. Help Save the Lion & Rhino.  Preservation of Attractions.  Sustainable Tourism. 

Tourism. Tour Resources.  Travel Tips.   Choice Touring by Globus.   Touring 101.   Trip Planning.  

Collaboration.  Globus Lighthouse Project.  Partnerships & Affiliations 

Intrepid.  Their Story.

Slogan.  Small Group Travel that makes a difference.  



Focus. Being a Responsible Traveler.  

Appalachia.  Southern Comfort USA.  

Sustainable.  Certified B. Corp  Responsible Business.    

Tourism.  6 Reasons to Travel with Intrepid.  Intrepid Insiders.  Trip Styles.   Taylor-Made Travel.    

Collaboration.  Local Leaders.  The Intrepid Foundation.  Partners. 


Climbworks Smokey Mountains.  About.

Slogan.  "AlwaysCLIMB"    

Mission.  To get people out of their comfort zones in a safe and controlled environment

CLIMB: Challenge. Learn. Inspire. Master. Believe.

Focus.  Adventure and Nature  

Appalachia.   5 Packages around Gatlinburg, TN

Sustainable.  Our Eco-Friendly Footprint 

Tourism.  Packages.   Plan your visit.         

Collaboration. SMO Rafting.   Looking for a Partner in the Adventure Industry?

Just Get Outdoors.  About.

Slogan. "It just doesn’t get any better than this!”


Vision.  that each individual will come away with feelings of great satisfaction, joy, and strong desire to care for and return to our natural areas.  

Focus. "Just Get Outdoors specializes in customized guided day hikes, Naturalists Adventure Tours."    

Appalachia.  Wildflower Outing in the Smokies

                       Synchronous Fireflies and Naturalist's Ramble

                      Azaleas and Scenic Grassy Balds

                      The Elk of Cataloochee and Fall Colors

                      Smoky Mountain Autumn Splendor

Sustainable. Environmental Education

Tourism.  Great Smokey Guide Demo.   TripAdvisor.

Collaboration. JGO Friends

A Walk in the Woods Great Smoky Mountains.  About.

Slogan. "Touring the Smokies Since 1998"

Mission.  “raise environmental awareness through direct, fun, positive experiences with nature


Focus. "Our guides have vast knowledge in “leave no trace”, botany, wildlife, geology, culture and history of the Great Smoky Mountains."  Great Smoky Mountains National Park 

Appalachia.  Groups

                       Driving and Step On Tours

                      Girl Scout Groups

                      Guiding Backing (Overnight Tours)

Sustainable. LNT  2012, REI Top Guide Award 

Tourism.  Blog   Shuttles and AT Support   Backpacking/Camping Consultations  Tripadvisor

Collaboration. Executive Board Member of Discover Life in America.

Active Adventures.  About.

Slogan. "Out there, your next adventure awaits"



Focus. "Small Group Hiking & Adventure Tours"

Appalachia.  North Carolina Adventures

Sustainable. Sustainability Pledge

Tourism.  Meet Your Guides.   Reviews.  Fitness Guide.  Active Adventures Assurance.

Collaboration.  The Active Hearts Foundation.   Kea Conservation Trust.  180 Degree Trust.

7 Tours in Asheville-North-Carolina

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Below is a Demonstration.

ACME  About





Appalachia.   Daniel Boone Country. (link would go to another organization's website)



Collaboration.  ASTC_LLC


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