Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) October 03, 2016
Raising much-needed funds for breast cancer research and community health programs and bringing focus to the cause in anticipation of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, global guided vacations leader Trafalgar (trafalgar.com) has partnered with Susan G. Komen® to launch a special hand-crafted itinerary, the Pink Ribbon Italy Trip, taking place May 19-29, 2017. For each seat filled on this limited, special-edition trip sold now through to May 19, 2017 in the United States, Trafalgar will donate $1,000 to Susan G. Komen®.**
Traveling through Rome, Florence, Pisa, San Gimignano, Verona, Venice and more, guests are invited to explore the best cities and picturesque villages of Italy, enjoying Trafalgar’s unequalled Insider Experiences along the way. Highlights include savoring delicious Chianti wine over a unique Be My Guest dinner at the home of a local Italian family in the rolling Tuscan Hills; gaining cultural insight into Italian cuisine by shopping at a local market with charismatic Chef Libero for a cooking class back at his restaurant; and joining the tens of thousands participating in the inspiring Susan G. Komen Italia Race for the Cure® 5K walk/run in Rome, now the largest Race for the Cure® event in the world.
Starting at $3,699 per person (land only)*, the 11-day Pink Ribbon Italy Trip offers travelers a stress-free way to experience the best of Italy to support a good cause. The vacation package includes quality hotel accommodations, many meals, luxury coach transportation, the expertise of a local Travel Director and sightseeing with VIP entry to the icons plus unique Insider Experiences, only from Trafalgar. Visit the trip itinerary page http://www.trafalgar.com/simplypink for more information.
For National Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, Trafalgar’s #SimplyPink social contest offers participants a chance to win two seats on the trip. To enter, post “Simply...” followed by a one-word adjective for what the fight against breast cancer means to you (e.g. “Simply... inspiring”) on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (accompanying stories and photos welcome), adding #SimplyPink to the post and ensure post privacy is set to public. The favorite grand prize global winner announced in November will be awarded two seats on the trip, plus three runners-up get a $200 travel voucher.^ Full contest details and social posts can be seen online.
“Breast cancer is a disease that touches us all. At Trafalgar, we believe in supporting initiatives that directly benefit the world and communities we live in, and the fight against breast cancer is close to our hearts,” said Trafalgar CEO Gavin Tollman. “That’s why we’ve created this special global trip for survivors, advocates and inspired travelers alike to lend their support by joining the world’s largest Race for the Cure® while discovering Italy’s most amazing destinations.”
This exclusively-designed trip is a Join Trafalgar sustainable tourism initiative, part of Trafalgar’s commitment to support and give back to the communities it visits, and welcomes travelers—women, men and children ages five and up, from all around the world.
Seats are limited and expected to sell out quickly. For more information, visit http://www.trafalgar.com/simplypink. To book, call 866-544-4434 or contact your travel agent.
With 70 years of expertise, each Trafalgar trip is infused with the best moments, like exclusive Insider Experiences, VIP treatment and relaxing free time. Trafalgar is committed to doing everything to give guests the best vacation that means they are guaranteed the best memories. Trafalgar is a member of family-owned The Travel Corporation (TTC), renowned and trusted for its outstanding quality, service, value, reliability and financial stability. Join the Insider conversation at Trafalgar.com, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
About The TreadRight Foundation
Trafalgar is a proud supporter of the TreadRight Foundation. Created as a joint initiative between TTC’s family of brands, the TreadRight Foundation is a not-for-profit working to ensure the environment and communities we visit remain vibrant for generations to come. To date, TreadRight has helped support more than 35 sustainable tourism projects worldwide. The foundation’s guiding principle is to encourage sustainable tourism development through conservation, leadership and support for communities.
TreadRight’s past project partners include WWF, Conservation International and The National Trust in the UK. Current initiatives include sponsoring the National Geographic Society’s inaugural “World Legacy Awards,” helping to combat wildlife crime with WildAid, and empowering individuals with the Alliance for Artisan Enterprise.
To learn more about our past and current work at TreadRight, please visit us at http://www.treadright.org.
About Susan G. Komen®
Susan G. Komen® is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Since its founding in 1982, Komen has funded more than $889 million in research and provided $1.95 billion in funding to screening, education, treatment and psychosocial support programs serving millions of people in more than 30 countries worldwide. Komen was founded by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life. Visit komen.org or call 1-877 GO KOMEN. Connect with us on social at ww5.komen.org/social.
Terms and Conditions: **From July 14, 2016 to May 19, 2017, Trafalgar will donate to Susan G. Komen® $1,000 for each charity trip to Italy sold in the United States. The advertised Pink Ribbon Italy Trip requires minimum numbers to depart, should these not be met Trafalgar reserves the right to alter or cancel arrangements. Other conditions apply; see http://www.trafalgar.com/simplypink for details. *Per person, land only, based on double occupancy. Conditions apply. CST#2077132-20
^No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win the #simplypink contest. This contest is run solely by Trafalgar. To enter, include “#simplypink” with your social media post (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) along with “Simply…” and one descriptive word; and be posted/shared as Public, where applicable, for accessibility; additional photos and stories may be shared, but do not form part of the official entry. All eligible entries received from 12:00am PDT on 10/01/16 through 11:59pm PDT on 10/31/16 will be judged on originality, impact and overall subject matter relevance. One (1) grand prize winner will receive two (2) spaces on Trafalgar’s May 19, 2017 Pink Ribbon Italy Trip, inclusive of roundtrip economy airfare from winner’s gateway city to Rome and from Venice to winner’s gateway city. Three (3) runner-up entries will receive a $200 Trafalgar travel credit to be used on a Trafalgar guided vacation by 12/31/17. Winners will be announced by Trafalgar on 11/30/16 via method of entry (i.e. Facebook, Twitter and Instagram). The advertised Pink Ribbon Italy Trip requires minimum numbers to depart, should these not be met Trafalgar reserves the right to alter or cancel arrangements and grand prize winner will be offered a replacement prize travel voucher up to $10,000 in value, to be used by Dec. 31, 2017. The voucher is not redeemable for cash and can only be used towards a replacement Trafalgar guided vacation. Trafalgar will provide a selection of replacement options at their discretion. Other conditions apply; see http://www.trafalgar.com/simplypink for details on trip inclusions and Official Rules. CST#2077132-20