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VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations Named a “World’s Best” Tour Operator by Travel + Leisure for the Sixth Consecutive Year

Posted in on Tuesday, July 31st, 2015

Story by: bconnelly | Travel Writer

BRISTOL, VT— July 15, 2015 – VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations has once again been ranked among the World’s Best Tour Operators in Travel + Leisure’s readers’ poll for 2015. This is the sixth consecutive year that the company has received the award, and the second year it has ranked second highest in its category.

“We are honored to receive Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Award for the sixth year. This award is truly due to our valued customers who continue to book cycling and walking vacations with VBT and spread the word about our unique, cultural tours,” said VBT President, Gregg Marston. “We thank each and every traveler for voting, along with the worldwide VBT family who works hard to provide excellent active travel experiences at unsurpassed value.”

Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards is a reader-based survey made up of the hotels, destinations and tour operators that define the best in travel. The tour operator portion of the survey includes categories in staff and guides, itineraries and destinations, activities, accommodations, food and value. VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations scored 95.88 out of 100, placing second in the category on the 20th annual poll.

All VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations are led by local trip leaders who will provide insight into the region’s customs and traditions, as well as help facilitate authentic cultural experiences. Notable itineraries include The Amalfi Coast & Capri, Puglia: Italy’s Undiscovered Coast and The Czech Republic, Germany & Austria.

To learn more about VBT’s vast array of itineraries, request a catalog or reserve a vacation, visit or call VBT’s tour consultants at 800-245-3868 Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST.

Gianna Wyatt, Quinn
212-868-1900 ext. 278
[email protected]

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