Backroads Media Center: Press Releases
AmaWaterways and Backroads today announced a strategic brand alliance bringing active adventure biking, walking and hiking journeys to the world's most renowned river cruise destinations. Rooted in the companies' shared philosophy of providing best-in-class service and authentic upscale travel experiences, the alliance will kick off with 20 Danube River sailings in 2015 and expand throughout Europe and Asia in 2016.
Backroads, the world's number one active travel company, today unveiled its top active travel locations and trends for 2015 based on early demand and booking information. With everything from tulips and sparkling champagne to scenic rivers and rich history, European tours are on the rise for the coming year.
Backroads, the world's leading active travel company and Specialized announced today that they are extending their partnership in 2015 and rolling out a new fleet of Specialized bicycles as upgrades available on all Backroads cycling tours in Europe, North America and Hawaii.
Backroads, the world's leading active travel company, is gearing up for an exciting 2015 with the launch of more than 25 new trips. Today, Backroads unveiled nine new biking trips, and six new multisport and five new walking & hiking trips for the 2015 season, as well as introduced new options for active travel including river cruise biking trips, active gourmet trips, snow adventures and spring training biking.
While summer is just around the corner, it's not too early to start planning a hot winter vacation in snowcapped solitude or warm winter sunshine. Backroads, the world's leading active travel company, today unveiled three new vacation trips for the upcoming winter season...
For families interested in summer fun in the national parks rather than amusement parks, Backroads—the leading active travel company—offers exciting travel experiences for families of all sizes and ages.
While popular television shows Survivor and The Amazing Race have shown romance blooming in exotic locales, Backroads, the leading active travel company, offers exciting travel experiences all over the world for everyday romantics of all ages.
France's Loire Valley tops international locations. Asheville to Greenville, and Bryce, Zion and Grand Canyon National Parks lead in U.S. travel.
After 35 years as the world's premiere active travel company, Backroads is celebrating its milestone year by unveiling an array of new travel offerings and an all-new bike fleet!
Backroads hits exciting milestones in 2013, with 1,800 scheduled departures, 500 office staff and trip leaders, 22,500 projected guests and record-breaking sales.
We realize families with older teens and 20-somethings have different interests, needs, and schedules than younger families. Accordingly, Family Breakaway is different than anything we've ever done before.
If you've ever travelled with Backroads, you know that our trips are exquisite symphonies, obsessively researched and perfectly executed. We recruit, train, and deploy top talent to make this happen.
Backroads now offers electronic assist bikes—ebikes—on most of its North American, European, and Hawaiian cycling trips, making it even easier to take a Backroads trip than ever before. When you ride an ebike, it's like having an extra pair of legs or a fairy godmother.
Two new trips from Backroads let travelers soak up the sun during the dreary winter months of December, January and February, while immersing themselves in the local culture.
Guests on a new tour from Backroads, known for offering active trips to unexplored locations around the world, will gain rare access to Cuba through the company's recently approved People-to-People license by the US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control.
Bike Tour Buzz, an independent resource that provides reviews, recommendations and other resources on cycling vacations, named Backroads to its list of Top Bike Tour Operators.