As you know, we love to travel!
We’ve always believed that through travel, friendships & connections are formed.
For now, though, we will have to cultivate our friendships in different ways.
We are excited to present our More Than Tours page as a new way to connect with you.
More Than Tours is here to offer you access to new video links, webinar links, highlights of virtual tours, announcements, articles, and so much more. We look forward to connecting with all of you here.
The Friendship Family is much More Than Tours.
Virtual Happy Hour with American Queen! Wednesday, Feb 24, 5:00pm
THE RIVERS ARE CALLING! They are calling you to join our Happy Hour with American Queen Steamboat Company on February 24! There's so much going on at AQSC... New ship, new included features, new itineraries, new dining menus and more... come get the scoop at our Happy Hour! This is one hour you won't want to miss!
Our Royal Caribbean Happy Hour was a lot of fun! View the recording in case you missed it!
If you missed our fun Happy Hour with Royal Caribbean, you can now view the recording! Royal Caribbean is one of the most innovative cruise lines and looking back on our photos makes us all want to get back on board - hopefully soon!
Virtual Happy Hour with Holland America! Thursday, Feb 11, 5:00pm
We have been having a lot of fun at our Happy Hours and if you haven't joined us yet, it's okay - there's more! Our next Happy Hour on February 11th is featuring one of our favorite partners...Holland America! We will be traveling to Alaska, California & Canada during this Happy Hour so it's bound to be a good time... grab your favorite beverage and join us!
Travel Virtually to Hawaii with Brett! Wednesday, January 13th, 5:00pm
Join Brett on a journey to the "Islands of Aloha"! Starting the adventure on Oahu and sailing off to Maui, Kauai and Hawaii - you will be transported from the winter of Connecticut to the sunny islands of Hawaii - hope you will join us!
Together We CAN - Holiday Plant Giveaway & Food Drive was a Huge Success!
Thank you to all of you who participated in our 2 day event, Dec 9 & 10. So many of you donated bags of non-perishable food and were gifted a beautiful poinsettia holiday plant in exchange. Together We Can help families in need and share the joy of the holiday.
Virtual Happy Hour with Celebrity Cruises, Drinks Included! Thursday, December 10th, 5:00pm
We are very excited about our Celebrity Cruises Happy Hour with our friend Hollie from Celebrity Cruises. Find out the news that's hot off the press with this "New Luxury" Line and what's Always Included on your next cruise!
Happy Hour with Heidi - Perfect Presents for Travelers, Tuesday, November 24th, 5:00pm
Let us help you with your holiday shopping - we've made up a list of perfect presents for travelers (or for you own 'wish list')
How to Zoom
Have you been invited to a Zoom Meeting or Webinar and have no idea where to start? Here are simple instructions to help you into your first Zoom event.
Explore the World in Comfort - From Your Couch with Viking.TV
Viking Cruises has set a new course with the launch of Viking.TV - a new travel experience channel. This digital library will showcase experiential programming that guests can enjoy from the comfort of their own homes. Viking Cruises suggested, "that if they can not, for the time being, bring our guests to the world, let us bring the world to our guests."
Virtual Happy Hour with Windstar Cruises Recording - in case you missed it!
In case you missed it! In this article you can find a link to the recording of our fun Happy Hour with Windstar Cruises. If you would like to learn more about this small ship cruise line....read on!
Virtual On Stage Alaska Event with Holland America Line - view the recording in case you missed it!
If you missed our inspiring, fun, and interactive virtual presentation about one of the world's great cruise and travel destinations - Alaska & the Yukon, you can view the recording! Kayli and Clint were our Holland America Line On Stage Alaska presenters and they did an amazing job bringing their wonderful state into your home.
Cruise Presentation featuring Celebrity Cruises - September 17th
We're sorry if you missed this wonderful and informative presentation! Please reach out to the Ship Shop if you would like more information on the amazing Celebrity promotions happening now! Join us for this Free Live Presentation using a simple Zoom Link. Come learn why Celebrity Cruises has won Travel Weekly's Best Premium Cruise line award for 11 consecutive years! Sales Manager with Celebrity Hollie Gomes will be joined by Brett and Donna with the Ship Shop to talk about what the future of cruising may look like and what fabulous offers you can take advantage of now.
Your Journey Begins Again... Friendship Tours was Back on the Road for a day trip to the Hudson River, NY
Your Journey Begins Again! With the launch of our Safe Journey protocols, we are excited to share with you a look at our first group back "on the road" on August 15, 2020 to the Hudson Valley of NY.
Wish You Were Here...Do You Love Lucy? Jamestown, NY Click Thru to View Series
Wish You Were Here! Since we can't be there in person, we've put together this "Armchair Travelers" series so you can enjoy these favorite destinations from the comfort of your home. Click Thru to View is a fun and easy way to feel like you escaped on an armchair vacation! Simply click on any of the blue links for more detailed information or click on the videos. Enjoy the fifth in the series: Do You Love Lucy? Jamestown, NY.
Welcome to the Friendship Tours Fan Club!
A Fan Club! We know you are out there! Those of you who have been traveling with us for years. Those of you who love to travel and enjoy the comforts of group travel. Become a founding member of The Friendship Tours Fan Club to enjoy lots of benefits and to show your support. Register soon - membership runs through Dec 31, 2020.
SHOWTIME LIVE! featuring Michael D'Amore of The Capris - Zoom Live Event - July 21, 2020
Are you in need of a little LIVE music this summer? This is a special opportunity to spend an hour being entertained by a real musical talent - Michael D'Amore of The Capris. Register now for our second SHOWTIME LIVE! Zoom Event on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 2:00 pm. As lead singer of The Capris, Michael will entertain with great hits like "There's a Moon Out Tonight" and the "Morse Code of Love". Enjoy a wide variety of melodies from Doo-Wop to Jersey Boys - Classic Italian to Inspirational. It's a Showtime Live event you won't want to miss!
Love Friendship Tours? Now you can wear it! Announcing the Friendship Tours Web Store
For the first time ever, Friendship Tours embroidered apparel is now available to purchase online! Many of you have commented over the years that you love some of the logo'ed shirts and jackets worn by our wonderful Tour Directors. Check out our new web store for lots of fun items that are perfect for being outside and for your next Friendship Tours adventure.
Wish You Were Here...Washington, DC - Our Nation's Capital Click Thru to View Series
Wish You Were Here! Since we can't be there in person, we've put together this "Armchair Travelers" series so you can enjoy these favorite destinations from the comfort of your home. Click Thru to View is a fun and easy way to feel like you escaped on an armchair vacation! Simply click on any of the blue links for more detailed information or click on the videos. Enjoy the fourth in the series: Washington, DC.
We do believe that Your Journey Will Begin Again with Friendship Tours when the time is right