Lion World Tours is a member of the family-owned The Travel Corporation group of companies. The Travel Corporation is a highly successful international travel group with over 25 award-winning brands. The company’s guiding principle is one of providing the most enjoyable, enriching travel experience for its customers across the globe. The Group maintains an uncompromising commitment to offering the highest standards of product integrity and is renowned and trusted for its outstanding quality, service, value, reliability and financial stability. For more information please visit www.TheTravelCorporation.com. As a member of The Travel Corporation, Lion World Tours offers clients the best of both worlds - the impeccable personalized service upon which our reputation has been built, combined with the financial stability, credibility, and backing of a major corporation. Bonded by US $1 million with USTOA and US $20 million with The Travel Corporation, Lion World Tours has offices in Toronto, Edmonton, New York and Atlanta.
Lion World Tours specializes in group and individual tours to Southern and East Africa as well as Egypt. For over forty years we have demonstrated our destination expertise. Lion World Tours has become one of North America's largest agencies for this exotic continent, and is now one of South African Airways' largest consolidators. Our airfares - First Class, Business or Economy - are consistently the most competitive, and we use the most direct routing on regularly scheduled airlines only. Lion World Tours' experience in this niche market creates a level of comfort among clients that is unique. With our safari specialists all having first-hand knowledge of Africa, Lion World Tours can confidently assist clients in creating an African adventure that fits their specific interests as well as their budget.
On April 15, 2013 At one of the tourism industry’s most celebrated occasions, the Ubuntu Awards hosted by South African Tourism, Lion World Tours was honoured as Top Producing Tour Operator by South African Tourism for the fourth year in a row.
In 2012, Lucille Sive, President of Lion World Tours was applauded by South African Tourism, receiving their annual Career Achievement Award for her incredible achievements and tireless work for 27 years in promoting South Africa as a leading travel destination. Sive, a champion of the tourism industry, has won numerous awards during her career, including the Mike Ness Award from Travel Corporation, and was named “one of the most powerful women in travel” by Travel Agent Magazine.
The honors were bestowed at the third annual Ubuntu Awards, held at an elegant reception in New York City, on April 24, 2012. The event was hosted by Ms. Sthu Zungu, president of South African Tourism, North America, with H. E. Ebrahim Rasool, South African Ambassador to the United States, South Africa's Minister of Tourism, the Hon. Marthinus van Schalkwyk, and South African Tourism Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Thulani Nzima among the dignitaries present. The Master of Ceremonies was Mr. Alex Trebek, TV host of Jeopardy!
Accepting the award, Lion World Tours president Lucille Sive, said "it's fantastic to see our team's hard work and efforts validated yet again by our partners at South African Tourism. In these increasingly pressurized economic times, we strive to give our clients and visitors to South Africa as many options and price points as possible. It is gratifying to be honored by South African Tourism with the Career Achievement Award for selling a destination that I am passionate about.”
Africa is a dream destination. We make it a reality by tailoring an itinerary to suit clients' desires, interests and price range. We understand that an African adventure is an investment of time, money and dreams, and we are committed to offering a unique travel experience with memories that will last a lifetime. Lion World Tours understands Africa like no one else. Affordable luxury, value for money, and our signature customer service are what keep clients coming back to Lion World Tours.
Lion World Tours shares the coverage available under the USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program with other affiliates of The Travel Corporation USA who, as an Active Member of the USTOA is required to post $1 Million with USTOA to be used to reimburse, in accordance with the terms and conditions of the USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program, the advance payments of Lion World Tours customers in the unlikely event of Lion World Tours bankruptcy, insolvency or cessation of business. Further, you should understand that the $1 Million posted by The Travel Corporation USA may be sufficient to provide only a partial recovery of the advance payments received by Lion World Tours. More details of the USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program and a list of affiliates may be obtained by writing to USTOA at 275 Madison Avenue, Suite 2014, New York, New York 10016, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by visiting their website at www.USTOA.com.