This week, we are excited to bring you three new companies in our series of featured companies. Our first company is a concierge company in Florida. Then we have an activity company in Maya Bay, and we cap it off with vespa tour in Nepal.
When you are in Florida, Fort Lauderdale to be exact and you want to feel like you are right at home, there is no better company to look to than Home Away Tours. Home Away Tours is a personal concierge for private home and condo vacationers in the area. They are a “one stop resource center for all fun and exciting activities” Aaron Echols and the rest of the team at Home Away Tours does their best to make sure vacationers get the best out of their time spent vacationing. They have strategic partnerships that can connect clients to any adventure activity they desire. All clients have to do is call Home Away and Aaron and his team will come up with an action packed itinerary for their stay.
Guests can choose to take a boat charter, they offer a variety of yachts for rent. Yachts and cruises ranging from massage and wellness to dinner cruises and even water sport activities. Their charter company prides themselves in “our attention to detail and ensuring that every aspect of yours and your guests’ experience is remarkably memorable.” If guests want to see what the Everglades are all about, they can take an Airboat Glide through the marshes of the Everglades. Want to just fish, sure you can do that, or with you are into more extreme watersports like parasailing, and scuba diving the have you covered. Some guests just want to cruise the streets. With Home Away Tours guests can rent anything from bicycles, to motorcycles to the ever elusive T-Rex.
So much opportunity to do a lot of cool stuff with Home Away Tours. Guests have no problem searching for what they want to do because it is all neatly arranged on Home Away Tours’ website. To make it even more easier for guests, Home Away Tours uses TrekkSoft’s Tour Finder Widget on their website. With the widget guests can select departure city, Miami or Fort Lauderdale, travel date, and even filter tours by price range. Making it all around easier for guests to less work and fully concentrate on enjoying their vacation.
Next we take a look at Krabi Konnect, an activity company located in Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand. Most of the activities are conducted in Maya Bay. Maya Bay is a beach that is surrounded by 100-meter high cliffs on three sides. What used to be a peaceful secluded area is now often packed by loads of tourists trying to enjoy the beauty of the bay. The more popular it gets the harder it is to reach and for guests to fully enjoy it. You can't even camp at Maya Bay anymore. One of the last few ways for tourists to fully enjoy Maya Bay is to join Krabi Konnect one of the tours. They have a Plankton Sunset Cruise and a Sleep Aboard tour that allows guest to see Maya Bay without the crowds.
The Plankton tour runs from December to March on every other days. The tour includes snorkeling gear, fresh fruit, drinking water and dinner on the boat. Guests have the opportunity to snorkel the amazing bioluminescent plankton. Guests can also choose to do the Sleep Aboard tour. The boat leaves at 3pm and returns the next day at 10 in the morning. swimming, kayaking and snorkeling is all included in this rendezvous. Krabi Konnect is dedicated to sustainable tourism as well, they ask all of their guests to pitch in and lend a hand to help keep the beautiful beach clean. “By treating nature with respect, we can all share in its wondrous beauty. To this end, our aim is to always leave the island cleaner than when we arrived.”
Next we head to Kathmandu with Vespa Valley. Thy provide guided tours on the back of Vespas throughout the Kathmandu Valley hence the name Vespa Valley. Vespa Valley is run by 5 locals, so they know all the exciting spots to take tourists. Kathmandu is the largest city and capital of Nepal. Though most tours take place in Kathmandu, the team at Vespa Valley chauffeurs guests all over Nepal on the Vespas. All tours are chauffeured, meaning there is a driver who is also serving as the tour guide and space on the back for the guests to just sit back and relax. The vespas allow for their guests to be right in the action of the ever busy Nepal. The can interact with locals as well as the environment from a more personal level.
Tours include a Jazz After Dark. It is an afternoon tour on the Vespas. Guests are driven through vibrant bazaars, stip from some tea and Durbar Square, and all of Kathmandu's great sightseeing spots while the sun is setting. The Momo Mania is a sweet tooth’s paradise. Guest climb aboard vintage vespas as they travel through the bustling streets looking for and tasting momos. For a traditional food tour guests can book the Nepali Food Safari They take guests on a progressive tour of street stalls, local shops and restaurants, tasting along the way. All the food is particular that region and guests get to meet the owners of these local establishments, giving them the chance to fully dive into the culture and learning all the history of the food. These tours along with many other tours offered by the Vespa Valley team make them a one-of-a-kind company!
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Written by Nelson Oduro
Nelson was part of TrekkSoft's marketing team in our New York Office for three years, paying particular attention to the growth of our digital marketing strategy.