Globus Family of Brands marked its 95th birthday, with the Sydney GFOB team gathering to mark the occasion last week.
The company that began as a single rowboat taking passengers on rides around Lake Lugano in Switzerland has grown into multiple global brands taking travellers on independent and guided excursions across the rivers and landscapes of the world.
In its 95 years to date, the company has claimed a number of ‘firsts’ which are now standards in the travel industry, including:
The same can be said for river cruising, which Globus entered with the launch of its Avalon Waterways brand in 2004. In the intervening 19 years, this brand has also laid claim to what it describes as “industry transformations”, such as:
Globus family of brands Managing Director Australasia, Gai Tyrrell, said company founder Antonio Mantegazza had a dream to show travellers the world.
“And in 1928, when he launched Globus, he did that – and so much more.
“From creating the world’s first European touring holidays and unveiling value tours for cost-conscious travellers, to designing Suite Ships that changed the tide in river cruising, the Globus family of brands has a 95-year history of creating life-enhancing journeys across the globe.”
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