NEW YORK -- Park East, a family-run Africa tour operator, is
celebrating three decades in Africa by offering a special deal to
clients, commissionable at 30% for agents.
"Agents have helped Park East grow over the last 30 years, and
we wanted to show our thanks for their support," said Eric Gordon,
chief executive officer of Park East.
The 11-day classic Kenya safari is specially priced at $3,995 per
person, including roundtrip air fare from New York to Nairobi on
British Airways. The package includes stops at three major game
parks: Samburu Game Reserve, Lake Nakuru National Park and Masai
Mara Game Reserve.
Clients will stay at traditional game lodges while in the parks,
and in Nairobi they will stay at the historic Stanley Hotel, which
was recently renovated. Departure dates are Aug. 11, Sept. 22, Oct.
6 and Nov. 3.
In other Park East news, the tour operator recently unveiled its
millennium packages. There are 12 different itineraries to meet a
variety of clients' needs, all commissionable at 15%.
Packages include roundtrip air fare from New York,
accommodations, New Year's galas and all meals.
The following is a sampling:The Equator Club 2000 safari allows clients to celebrate
Christmas Eve at the Masai Mara Game Reserve, known for its
excellent views of wildlife. New Year's Eve is celebrated at the
legendary Mount Kenya Safari Club's black-tie "bush banquet," once
favored by Winston Churchill. The next morning, a group portrait
will be taken on the equator to commemorate the new millennium. The
price is $9,595 per person.The Rovos Cape Town 2000 safari allows for a chance to step
back in time aboard Rovos Rail, Africa's Orient Express. Clients
will celebrate New Year's Eve at a lavish gala in Cape Town. The
price is $10,995 per person.The Peak at 2000 is for the real adventure traveler. This
package includes a five-day trek to the summit of Mount
Kilimanjaro. Also included are a visit to a restored mountain
coffee plantation and a Christmas Day bush breakfast in Amboseli
National Park. The price is $7,995 per person.
Phone: (800) 223-6078