Meet the Family
When it comes to expertise in travel, you could say it runs in the family. Globus family of brands provides the best in vacations for a wide variety of travel styles, goals, and budgets. If you dream it, the Globus family has the perfect way to make it happen — from traditional escorted touring to budget-minded travel to independent getaways with a Local Host. Spanning over 400 vacations across more than 70 countries, the Globus family of brands brings 90+ years of travel expertise to bring you the world. When you select an Avalon cruise, you’re choosing experience, passion, and perfection. Our dedication began over nine decades ago when a young Antonio Mantegazza became inspired to share the stories of his home while using his family’s rowboat to transport lumber across beautiful Lake Lugano in Switzerland. He soon began transporting tourists instead, and what began on a spring day in 1928 blossomed into the worldwide name in travel.