2019 Travel & Tourism Awards

Page 22 www.lux-review.com LUX 2019 Travel & Tourism Awards Founder, Lisa Gustavson created Sojourner Tours to embrace her key passions: travel and food. Combining these she created a business built on a small town model, with the owners acting as tour guides to create a personal atmosphere on every trip they coordinate for its clients. Today, her firm provides week-long sojourns in France, specializing in “best kept secret” destinations, culture, local food and artisans. To create a truly intimate tour every time, Sojourner Tours focuses on providing small group trips, for parties of seven guests. There are four main types of itineraries designed so you can select the kind that fits your personal travel-style whether you want to live-like-a- local in a beautiful corner of the authentic Sojourner Tours is a boutique tour company specialized in gastronomic trips in France. We profile this traditional firm to find out more about the array of services it has to offer. Sojourner Tours Best Intimate Food & Culture Tours - France countryside or have a highly curated tour of quintessential Paris. Whilst there are always plans to stick to, the team is keen to offer guests an authentic experience, and as such they adapt to spontaneous opportunities that arise to delight and surprise tour members. Clients range from dedicated food lovers through to outdoor enthusiasts, art fans and history buffs, and as such every tour contains daily options for individuals to choose which enable everyone to personalize their trip around the activities they wish to experience. All excursions are exclusive, and guests are able to avoid queues and crowds to enjoy a stress-free France thanks to insider secrets. The tour guides have connections throughout France and are able to offer their visitors an authentic experience that sees more than just the usual sights: they taste the most delicious local foods and wines as well. Fundamentally, in today’s touring market, international travellers are often concerned about the values and philosophy of the companies with which they travel abroad. Discriminating travellers look for companies that care about both their guests and the service providers in places where they travel: offering high quality in-depth cultural immersions that leave a light footprint and support local economies. Travellers have a desire to support small scale traditional producers and small local businesses. As such, Sojourner Tours focuses on showing travellers unique destinations and enabling them to eat, sleep and shop in places where they are supporting the locals in addition to enabling travellers to really appreciate the true essence of French life when they travel with this experienced and unique firm. Moving forward, there are many exciting developments on the horizon for Sojourner Tours, with tours set to begin in Japan in 2021. Both owners have lived in the country for several years, and as such they are able to offer guests a local perspective and show them the best of everything, ensuring that the brand remains committed to quality and its values even as it grows. Company: Sojourner Tours Name: Lisa Grace Gustavson Email: [email protected] Telephone Number: 15129434997 Web Address: www.sojournertours.com

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