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Premier World Discovery Joins USTOA

Published Mar 28, 2017 12:00AM

NEW YORK – March 28, 2017 – Premier World Discovery, specialists in worldwide guided group travel, has joined The United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) as its newest tour operator member. The membership brings the association’s current total to 54 Active Members representing nearly 160 brands.


“It is with great pleasure that we welcome Premier World Discovery to USTOA,” said Terry Dale, president and CEO of USTOA. “Our Active Members are reporting a very strong year, and we’re grateful to see that confidence reflected in the number of potential new members USTOA has in the pipeline.”


On joining USTOA, Stephen Birkett, Co-President & Co-owner of Premier World Discovery said, “Our USTOA membership solidifies our image as a financially solid and trusted travel provider among our travel partners, travel agents and future travelers with the $1 million Traveler Assistance Program.

As we enter new markets and grow our company, there is no better time than now to join USTOA and the other 53 elite USTOA members.”


“Over the past 18 years, Premier World Discovery has had tremendous growth and now offers more than 75 fully guided worldwide travel itineraries visiting more than 50 countries in six different continents. We have serviced more than 100,000 passengers on worldwide travel experiences and will continue to introduce new destinations and guided experiences,” Birkett added.


“Premier’s commitment to customer service and all our travel partners is evident in our more than 20 full time outside sales representatives and sales managers nationwide and experienced inside support team. We have a continual commitment of no direct mail or direct marketing to past travelers, a pledge to protect our partnerships and to the travel agent community,” Birkett stated.


Premier World Discovery’s guided itineraries feature roundtrip airfare, hometown airport transfers, first class hotel accommodations, inclusive and enriching sightseeing, experienced Tour Directors, many meals, and deluxe motor coaches with limited optional excursions.


Premier World Discovery offers five fully guided Travel Styles:

·         One Hotel & Limited Hotel Stay Tours:  More than 30 unique Premier Signature Itineraries.

·         Rail Journeys:  Land tours featuring multiple train experiences Domestically & Internationally.

·         European River Cruise Charters:  Deluxe river cruises chartered exclusively for Premier travelers.

·         Classic Tours:  Traditional guided tours from New England Fall Foliage to the California Coast to the US National Parks to Italy, Ireland, Australia-New Zealand and beyond.

·         Exotic Tours:  From exploring Cuba to Kenya Safari, Peru & Machu Picchu to Vietnam/Cambodia, China & Thailand to South America and more.


Premier World Discovery is located at 2615 - 190th Street, Suite 200, Redondo Beach, CA 90278. For more information on Premier World Discovery, visit, call (877) 953-8687, or email


For more information on USTOA, visit, call 212-599-6599, or email


About USTOA: 

Representing nearly $15 billion in revenue, the member companies of U.S. Tour Operators Association provide tours, packages and custom arrangements that allow 8.6 million travelers annually unparalleled access, insider knowledge, peace-of-mind, value and freedom to enjoy destinations and experiences across the entire globe.   Each member company has met the travel industry’s highest standards, including participation in the USTOA’s Travelers Assistance Program, which protects consumer payments up to $1 million if the company goes out of business. 


As a voice for the tour operator industry for more than 40 years, USTOA also provides education and assistance for consumers and travel agents.



Gina Dolecki/Katherine Henry                                            

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