WHAT OUR CLIENT’S HAVE TO SAY
PERU, EQUADOR & GALAPAGOS ISLANDS
“This tour to Peru and the Galapagos Islands was
one of the best trips I have ever taken.
After reading about the Galapagos Islands for
years, it finally became a reality for me. Ron with
his laid back personality made the trip a breeze.
The guides in Peru and the Galapagos were top
notch. Very knowledgeable in every way.
The most exciting experience was being able to get CHINA
so close to the animals and birds on the Galapagos “Ron Booiman’s Travel newsletters were very
Islands! informative and helped in our preparation for the
Shirley A. - Vernon, BC trip. Your selection of tour guides was top notch.
The selection of hotels was well above my
expectations for a third world country.
Thank you for a new experience to add to our
Ron, we have very much enjoyed our many tours
with you and hope to take a few more!”
Stuart B. - Fort Saskatchewan, AB
AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND
“We just wanted to thank you both for giving us
EGYPT such a wonderful holiday to Australia.
“After many trips with Ron Booiman … I have really
I am so happy that we got on your tour.
enjoyed the fun filled trips - the river cruises and the
ship cruises! It has to have been the best trip ever - we wouldn't
have seen one-quarter of things on our own. We
Hiking up the pyramids in Egypt - Each trip with
had a great group on the bus which made things
Ron, leaves wonderful memories.
even nicer. There were so many highlights, it
I am looking forward to more trips with you, Ron would be hard to list them all…
Again, many thanks and I certainly have passed on
Betty D. - Terrace, BC the word about how wonderful and faultless our trip
was. Best wishes for all your future ventures”.
“Your custom designed, Five Star tour to Africa, is Ken & Vi L. - Canmore, AB
My wife and I had a great time and would like to CAMBODIA & VIETNAM
thank you from the bottom of our hearts. “We enjoyed the trip very much. The
We have traveled with you FIVE times, Ron, and accommodation and food was a lot better than had
would like to think about what we want to do next we ever expected.
year with you, once again. \ We will remember this trip for a long time.
Ron, you cater to each person’s needs. The The Vietnam Tour Guide was excellent and fun to
accommodations on all your trips are second to be with. For the length of time, we were on the trip
none, the food is excellent, and your planning skills we really did see a lot of different things.
We cannot say there is a favorite part of the tour,
Thanks again for a Trip of A Lifetime!” as it was all great, and would recommend the trip to
anyone that wanted to visit Asia.”
Doris & John M. - Edmonton, AB
Art & Helga H. - Vernon, BC
“I found our Europe tour very interesting from start
to end. Ron was superb at co-ordinating all of the
activities that were planned for us. ……
This trip was everything that I expected and then
Ron was a perfect host and handled all situations
Brian & Gerry C. – Coquitlam, BC
RUSSIA & AFRICA TOURS:
“BACK TO BACK“
BRANSON, NASHVILLE & MEMPHIS - USA
“Africa was not a place I thought I ever wanted to
“This was the best organized tour that I have ever visit but thanks to a “little twist of my arm” from a
been on – I have no complaints at all. friend, I went on Ron’s African “Safari” in Kenya
Ron you were great in keeping us informed. and Tanzania.
I enjoy your Newsletters – I was thrilled! To see all those wonderful animals
in their natural habitat will be forever memorable.
A lot of work that you put into your tours, nothing is
ever overlooked and I look forward to future trips. The accommodation could not have been better.
The food was excellent. Not a single complaint
from anyone in our group.
Dorothy G. – Vancouver, BC The whole trip was all so professionally done and
Ron’s “little surprises” added the “icing on the
DANUBE RIVER CRUISE & LAND TOUR cake”. Thanks so much, Ron.
“I really enjoyed the attention Ron gives to his I followed Ron’s African Safari with yet another tour
individual travelers. of Ron’s – Ron’s Russian Waterways Tour.
Ron does make sure everyone is at the appointed This tour was incredible but in a different way. It
meeting place before going off. gave me a new picture of Russia and in particular
Moscow. The local guides that Ron hired were
The meals and hotels are top notch. The busses,
very knowledgeable and open to discussion of all
we travel on, are always clean and very
topics. Example: economy, politics, living
I also like the idea of not having to put out more
I learned a lot of Russian history which was very
money, other than what is necessary, during the
interesting. I came home feeling I understand their
trip…. for Souvenirs, scattered lunches, the odd
country better and hope to travel again with Ron.
Dave H. - Vancouver, BC Thanks so much Ron.”
Vivian L. - Canmore, AB
“We wanted to write to you to thank you for the
most incredible China tour ever! SPAIN & PORTUGAL
We enjoyed our tour, Ron and will definitely be
Our accommodations were the best, the food was
joining you in the near future. We could never have
very good, the sightseeing that you planned on our
seen this much, ever, on any other tour.
tour was incredible.
We will be back to travel with you again, are you We very much appreciated, that you had all of the
doing a trip to Africa, Ron? After traveling on your highlights and sightseeing already included in the
tour, we definitely will not be going with any other tour. It was wonderful not having to purchase any
company. optional tours.
No one goes to the amount of work that you do for
Kris & Janet M., Toronto, ON
Daphne & Stephen J. - Calgary, AB
MYSTERIES OF TURKEY
“Absolutely fascinating! This tour was evenly
paced and well organized from start to finish.
We had a very knowledgeable English Speaking
Guide and our coach driver was very friendly.
We really enjoyed our Mystery of Turkey Tour, from
the domed mosques and spectacular Greek &
Roman ruins, to the “Call to Prayer” which
rebounds from ancient minarets…
EUROPE – HOLLAND, GERMANY, & AUSTRIA Ron designed everything on this tour to be “Top
Notch”, from the First Class Hotel accommodations,
“My tour of central Europe with Ron Booiman was to the meals and comprehensive sightseeing.
my FOURTH such trip with him.
This tour has a lot of exciting sites: from the famous
We covered five countries in 20 days, in each city historical ruins of Ephesus with its 2,000 year old
we saw the highlights that each had to offer. marble streets, the Wooden Trojan Horse in Troy,
In addition, to well informed local guides in each the unique landscapes of Cappadocia and Goreme
major city, the European guide who accompanied and Istanbul’s Blue Mosque, right up to our
us throughout the tour was of the highest calibre… traditional farewell dinner, was truly magnificent.
We stayed in top quality hotels, the food was Hoping to join you Ron, once again!
excellent …Our coach driver throughout the tour
was, in a word, remarkable. …. The entire trip Brian & Loraine M. - Vancouver, BC
from beginning to end was smooth, and went
without a hitch. ITALY
I am aware that much organization behind the Stu and I, would like to once again say thank you -
scenes is necessary to have a tour such as this for yet, another wonderful vacation, Ron. We have
operate so smoothly without a care or concern on traveled with you to China, as well as Branson,
the part of us travelers.” Nashville & Memphis, Italy, Egypt, etc.
I give Ron the highest of marks for planning, Each tour has been handled with the utmost of
organizing and implementing these tours and for care, and truly a vacation with Lasting Memories.
the selection of hotels, tours, and guides.
Stu & Melva B. - Fort Sask., AB
Of worthy mention is that we covered the best that
each city had to offer & NEVER had to reach into
our wallets to buy another "optional" tour.
It truly was an "All Inclusive" package.
Finally, the fact that Ron personally accompanies
us on these tours provides a feeling of security,
his calm and unruffled manner are very reassuring
in when one is so far from home.
Ron is always very approachable, attentive to the
needs of each, and gets everyone involved in fun,
games and songs. I definitely hope to accompany
Ron on another tour at some future time. "
Evelyn H. - Nanaimo, BC We enjoyed this trip - your tour of Ireland was
EUROPE another informative and enjoyable experience.
“Once again a superb trip - trust and confidence in A Great Trip!
you Ron, as our guide is tops! One thing I really enjoy about all your ALL
I am now looking forward to the next TWO trips that INCLUSIVE TRIPS, is that they are truly all
are already booked.” inclusive with no little surprises!
Ina E. - Vancouver, BC Merton B. - Vancouver, BC
SCANDINAVIA AFRICAN SAFARI
This is my FOURTH trip with Ron as tour director, “Once again, we have enjoyed a great tour
and again he has come up with a spectacular designed by Ron.
It was an exciting adventure to tour Kenya with
Enjoyed all aspects of the trip, especially Norway. Ron, where we were able to view many wild
The program planned for that country, which animals up very close!
included waterfalls, glaciers, fijords, countryside, Our visits to tribal villages gave us an insight into
etc. were great! rural life in Kenya. We enjoyed some unique
I highly recommend Ron’s tours - you will not be accommodations, great meals and fun times
disappointed!! throughout the safari.
As always, we left all our concerns to Ron, who
Nickie P. - Edmonton, AB took care of all the details so very capably.
EGYPT & the NILE RIVER CRUISE We have returned home with great photos and
treasured memories… of a very special holiday.
As usual, Ron you have put together a wonderful
trip. Thank you Ron and Wendi. “
Tyler and I found the history so interesting and the
visits to the Temples and Pryamids fascinating. Stan & Marge N. – Parksville, BC
Through your planning we did not have to worry
about accommodations, meals or transportation
and Ron was always available for any extra
assistance we needed.
Once again, thank you for GREAT trip!
Arla R. - Whitehorse, Yukon
BRANSON, NASHVILLE & MEMPHIS, U.S.A.
A PERFECT TRIP, so interesting and so much fun!
Relaxing and very enjoyable as Ron was there for
“Just a short note to let you know how much I
us at all times, helping and making sure our group
stayed together. He is so versatile and
entertaining, we (Bill and I) really enjoyed our The trip was once again, very well organized and
special trip to Branson, Nashville & Memphis with we saw so much, which the normal tours “never
Favorite part of the trip: All of it - a great trip and It was fun meeting with the children at the school,
hopefully we will be able to go another time with and watching the sugarcane harvest, riding in the
Ron. Cuban taxi, and, of course, the vintage car ride
home from the harbour closing ceremony!
Flora K. - Vancouver, BC The Cubans are such beautiful people and good
looking and of course one feels safe walking the
MYSTERY OF TURKEY streets at night.
Turkey was much more than I had every imagined, Having traveled with Ron to China, Africa,
very modern and yet still old world. Egypt, Italy and others this tour once again rates
The photos of my trip turned out fantastic. I feel the as one of the best. The hotels and meals were the
historic sites are better preserved then even in best and what can we say about the Rum… just
Everything was perfect. Thank you Ron! Thanks once again for a great time.”
Bill and June M. - Spokane, WA Val M. - Fort Sask., AB
EUROPEAN HIGHLIGHTS AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND
Wow! What a tour and what memories! “Care taken to the planning of each step along the
I was very surprised to see just how European the way to make our trip worry free (no worries) and to
country was, not only with the locals, but the ensure we see the most of what each city and area
lifestyle as well. All the sights, accommodations has to offer.
and special surprises along the way, have made You always have a great concern for all our
this a trip to remember always! comforts on the trip.
Kris & Erna B. - Winnipeg, MB Ron, you did an excellent choice in hotels, meals,
It is amazing where you find our “Coach Captains”
as each was excellent – making our trips
educational and enjoyable.”
Irene M. - Revelstoke, BC
EGYPT & NILE RIVER CRUISE
Many thanks for your thoughtful arrangements and
personal kindness. This trip has been a truly
Sally T. - Vancouver, BC
Thanks Ron for designing such a wonderful trip. TURKEY & GREECE
From the Fairy Chimney’s to the Whirling Ron, again your tour was one of the best ever!
Dervishes, everything was top notch!
So, many highlights were included, and the hotels,
food, guides, etc. all five star.
Connie & Sam M. - Toronto ON
Marilyn & John B. - Edmonton, AB
“We traveled with Ron on his 17 day African Safari
to Kenya and Tanzania to fulfill a childhood dream
to see the wild animals of Africa. AFRICAN SAFARI
Ron’s tour was very well organized and ran
The fulfillment of this dream could never have
smoothly. Traveling companions were great.
been better. We were within just feet of most of
the animals! All the “extras” that Ron includes make this a
Everything went as planned, GREAT
accommodations and food (even the luxurious tent Seeing “the wilds” of Africa has been a life-long
with the ensuite bath and reading room). The dream which has now been realized and I look
mini-bus drivers were very knowledgeable about forward to traveling again with Ron!
wildlife, plantlife, politics and local customs.
Gay M. - Courtenay, BC
This is a ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME tour which we
recommend to those with adventure in their souls.
The surprise early morning bus trip around London,
CAMBODIA & VIETNAM
was very much appreciated during our layover at
Heathrow on our return journey.” Ron, thanks again for another memorable tour.
The activities and places seen were well chosen.
Shirley & Russ A. - Vernon, BC
One would also think you had hand picked the tour
group. Thanks for everything.”
EGYPT & NILE RIVER CRUISE
Another great holiday Ron! Janet M. - Vancouver, BC
Merton B. - Vancouver, BC
EUROPE EXOTIC INDIA & SINGAPORE
We have very much enjoyed traveling with you, "Special cruises - dinners out - appreciate -
Ron. inclusive tipping, welcome service.
Your Five Star tours to Europe, Egypt, China and Great to meet wonderful traveling friends - Hotels
Africa, have been beyond all expectations. were FIRST RATE!
Each and every tour, just gets better and better.
Favorite part of the tour: learning and seeing how
You certainly do know how to go the extra mile for the other half of the world lives - Taj Mahal -
your clients and your newsletters are very unique. Varansai - the Ganges River cruise."
Your caring and personal touch to all clients, is
beyond anything ever imagined. Warren D. - Vancouver, BC
Once again, your European tour was a FIVE STAR
PERU, EQUADOR & GALAPAGOS ISLANDS
Garry & Isabelle B. - Ottawa, ON “In my estimation, this tour (Amazon and
Galapagos) ranks next to our African Safari tour,
TURKEY which we took a few years back. (with Ron)
With all the traveling I have done over the years, An experience never forgotten.”
Ron’s Tour to Turkey is and was a true highlight.
We would be more than happy to join you again! Russ A. - Vernon, BC
Fred & Nancy B. - Edmonton, AB CHINA
“China is a great place to visit and certainly glad
AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND we were on a well organized tour - would not want
"For a worry free, enjoyable vacation, do choose to do this trip on our own.
Ron's tours for your travels!"
It is a good experience, an eye-opener to see and
Tyler R. – Whitehorse, YT we have done a lot of traveling.
We certainly saw the high lights and were well
informed from you, Ron, before our tour went out.
It is great to have someone on tour, who looks after
everyone, a reliable company.
We do appreciate everything you do for us, Ron,
while on your tours.”
Melva B. - Fort Sask., AB
EXOTIC INDIA & SINGAPORE
"India sure exceeded my imagined expectation -
AFRICAN SAFARI Five Star!
This was our first tour with Ron. Yes, there were millions of people rich and poor -
The entire tour was beyond expectations. We saw Yes, there were cows roaming like dogs. Yes,
more and all varieties of animals than we ever there were elephants on the roads along with the
imagined. millions of cars beep beeping, taxi's, but, as my
preference is for the unusual -
The places to stay were all “Tops” - and the staff
super friendly. Ron, again, OUTDID himself in bringing to life the
friendiness, colour and flavour of this ancient and
I can envision another trip soon! modern country - India."
Bill M. - Courtenay, BC Favorite part of the tour: Elephant and carriage
ride - breathtaking white marble Taj Mahal!”
Helen M. - Mississauga ON
EQUADOR & GALAPAGOS ISLANDS
BRANSON, NASHVILLE & MEMPHIS
“Of all the aboriginal peoples in the Americas the
“The Branson tour, in May, was my first trip with
Aztecs and the Incas have always been most
Booiman’s Tours – I was thoroughly impressed.
fascinating to us….
When it was learned that Ron Booiman was leading Ron quickly established rapport with and among
a tour to the home of the Incas, the rain forests of the group and his detailed planning resulted in a full
the Amazon, the Valley of the Condors and the and interesting agenda, yet a relaxed atmosphere
wonders of the Galapagos Islands, the decision throughout.
was a ‘no-brainer’.
We enjoyed a wide variety of entertainment with
We have taken some of Ron’s tours to China, VIP reception and seating at the top-notch shows –
Europe and within North America in the past and We even saw three shows one day and we did not
have always them rewarding, educational and life feel rushed!
This tour was everything it promised and more.
During this time we traveled extensively throughout
the country by planes, trains bus, various designs
of boats and for twelve consecutive days toured,
walked and climbed at altitudes I had never
envisioned being at.
We ate well, slept sound and were always ‘up’ for
the next day’s adventure.
A few of the highlights were: Visiting with the
Graceland in Memphis
aboriginal peoples of the Amazon, navigating
portions of the World’s longest river.
There were so many highlights!
Dancing with these people, trying their food,
shooting their blowguns and trying to outrun a sloth. Our locally guided city tours were outstanding.
A gentle looking people, who’s children play with
small monkeys like our grand-daughters would with Each day brought new excitement – the luncheon
dolls. The majesty of the giant Andean Condors as cruise on the paddle-wheeler Showboat – the
they sweep through the Colca Canyon, hunting for leisurely visit to Graceland – attending the Grand
prey. The loveable llamas, el-pacas and the rare Ole Opry Show – what memories we brought back!
The quaintness of the people living on the floating The Great Passion Play at Eureka Falls was a
reed islands of Titicaca Lake and the marvel of how memorable experience.
they build small one man kayak like boats to large
multi-person boats, all from reeds…. The trolley ride and walk on Beale Street, in
Memphis – where the Blues began – just great!
The stateroom on the ‘Legend’ our floating hotel
(Cruise ship) while in the Galapagos Islands (and
The luxury of our stay at the Opryland Hotel was
the onboard food) was great.
Seeing all the sea life, birds and land animals
having no fear of humans, was special. To walk Ron had arranged well “above average” hotels,
up to a bird building it’s nest, hatching their eggs or “excellent meals and entertainment”, but, above all
viewing their mating rituals up close was very I must say that Ron displayed a genuine caring
special. This was once again a great holiday and for the welfare of each member, of the group.
perhaps we will return to see more of these
wonderous people and places.” This has been one of my most enjoyable tours and
I certainly plan to travel again with Ron Booiman’s
Ed & Meon O. - Greater Vancouver, BC Tours”.
Jacqueline M. - Nanaimo, BC
AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND BRANSON, NASHVILLE & MEMPHIS - USA
“Ron, you have definitely done it again! This has been another great vacation, Ron!
“Another Excellent Vacation”. Favorite part of this tour:
We found our holiday very relaxing. This is due to Branson & the stay at the Opryland Hotel.
all the work you did in organizing this Australian
tour. E. M. - Edmonton, AB
Coaches were very comfortable and each coach
driver was knowledgeable with a unique
personality. The different modes traveled through EASTERN & WESTERN EUROPE
Australia were great. Ron, your tour to Western and Eastern Europe was
The hotel and restaurant choices were super, in all a Five Star Memory!
respects. Thank you so much, for your attention to every
It is a pleasure to take a tour where all costs are detail, throughout our vacation.
included example: tips, extra tours. We had a holiday like never before!
The sightseeing was enjoyed by everyone! James & Melanie M. - Calgary, AB
“Ron’s sensitivity to the needs of his group
members, receives an honorable mention.”
PERU & THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS
With special thanks,
“Ron is once again on top!!
Val & Bernice M. - Fort Sask., AB This was my “FOURTH” trip with Ron, having
traveled to China, Egypt and Central Europe
previously, and Ron once again out did many other
CAMBODIA & VIETNAM tour groups.
“This was my EIGHTH tour with Ron Booiman.
There are always the little glitches on any trip. We
As usual the choice of hotels, cultural and historical were having dinner in Cusco and had an early
sights were excellent. Thank you, Ron. morning flight back to Lima. We all thought things
One of the highlights was the rickshaw ride in Old were fine when Ron broke the news to us that all
Hanoi….” the flights had been grounded and the only other
company was on strike. By the time Ron broke the
Fern W. - Edmonton, AB news to us, he had already secured a bus ….
What a beautiful and interesting drive! A trip that
not many tourists have the opportunity of
We were back in Lima in time to take our flight to
the Galapagos Islands, unlike several other
disappointed groups who missed this part of their
tour and also some missed visiting the jungle.
Thanks to Ron, we were able to travel to all our
Like all Ron's tours, Peru was no different - -you
are guaranteed to learn so much about the culture
CAMBODIA & VIETNAM
and history of the country, as well as, taking in - all
“Your travel talk newsletters are most helpful in the attractions possible.
preparing for the trips, re temperature, medical
As a single traveler, I leave all my concerns with
needs, travel tips, baggage handling, etc.
Ron and just enjoy.!!!!!
The entire tour was well planned, once again.
Thanks Ron for another great one!!”
The rickshaw ride and the forest visit and cooking
class was my favorite part of this tour.” Ina E. – Vancouver, BC
Jollean S. - Vancouver, BC
PERU, ECUADOR & GALAPAGOS CAMBODIA & VIETNAM
“Machu Pichu, The Amazon, Lake Titicaca and the “My preference for Third World Countries drew me
Galapagos Islands were a life long fascination for to Cambodia and Vietnam. …..
us, but we never seriously considered traveling As always, a fabulous trip as expected with Ron.
there until we saw your ad for a Peru trip.
My favorite part of the tour was the boat cruise past
Now, we have been at all these places and so the floating villages, schools and hospital. Also, the
much more! It’s been a couple of months since we rickshaw bike ride and HaLong Bay”.
have been back and we are still amazed by the
scope of your tour…. We visited & experienced Helen M. - Mississauga ON
their culture and yet be accommodated in
This tour exceeded our expectations. ….
Through our tour with Ron, we never had a
We really appreciated that even the tips were
included upfront so that there were no money
concerns once we left home.
We have no qualms about recommending your
tours to our family and friends.
Thanks again for a great trip”.
LEGENDS OF EGYPT & NILE RIVER CRUISE
Gordon & Rose W. - Sorrento, BC
Our tour “Legends of Egypt” was definitely a
journey worth taking. Being a retired teacher who
taught all the wonders of Egypt, from the theories of
AFRICAN SAFARI building the Great Pyramids & Mummification to the
Historical Adventures of Queen Cleopatra, I have to
“Your custom designed Five Star tour to Africa is
say, that Ron Booiman has designed a very
We had a great time and would like to thank you
from the bottom of our hearts. This is a tour that I would recommend to each and
You offer this tour, when the weather is most everyone, interested in travel.
comfortable - not too hot! Our next tour with Ron is Peru.”
The food was scrumptious, and the sightseeing
unbelievable! Walter C. – SASK
I do like the fact that your tour was Five Star - we EXOTIC INDIA
did not stay in tents like many other safari tours!
A very enjoyable trip!
We have traveled with you FIVE times, Ron, and
would like to think about what we want to do next We were so well taken care of which to me is
year with you, once again. paramount, as is the opportunity to meet new
people in a smaller group size.
You cater to each person’s needs, the
accommodations on all your trips are second to Favorite part of tour: The diversity of India - of
none, the food is excellent, and your planning skills course the elegant buildings - the Taj Mahal, etc.
The elephant ride and all the extras that Ron
Thanks again for a Trip of A Lifetime!” surprised us with!
George & Sandra D - Regina, SASK Pat F. - Vancouver, BC
PERU CHINA & YANGZTE RIVER CRUISE
I really appreciated your thoroughness and “We have been on FOUR tours with Ron Booiman,
attention that you put into this tour, I always felt you at this time, and every one well prepared for the
had my best interest in mind. country we are due to visit.
I will remember the thrill of climbing to the top of Not to mention the EXTRAS - we will be
Machu Picchu and seeing the skills of the Incas continuing to travel with you, Ron.”
with my own eyes, for a very long time. The
apprehension of stepping onto the floating reed Albert & Sophie S. - Vancouver, BC
islands and the ride on the reed boat as well, as
knowing I would soon starve if I had to rely on my
skills with the blow gun in the Amazon! EXOTIC INDIA & SINGAPORE
Thanks so much for making so many dreams a "Another wonderful trip, Ron.
I would highly recommend India to all my friends - a
Ruth K. - Edmonton, AB First Class cultural adventure.
My favorite part of the tour:
CAMBODIA & VIETNAM My highlight was the Taj Mahal - the Independence
“Very enjoyable trip! …. Ron was very attentive Parade. India was fabulous beyond all my
and made everyone feel secure. expectations, seeing is believing.
Choice of accommodation & restaurants excellent. The guides gave us much information on culture
and history. “
My favorite part of the tour was Halong Bay and
boating excursion on Tonie Sap Lake to see how
Jollean S.- Vancouver, BC
the river people live”
Margaret E. - Bolton, ON
“THANKS AGAIN for another great trip. Each trip
with you is definitely beyond ALL EXPECTATIONS.
The visit with local people and school children
especially with the African Masai was most
appreciated. Getting to know the people of the
village was most interesting.
Again, many thanks for all the extras and I sure am
looking forward to the next trip in October”.
LEGENDS OF EGYPT & NILE RIVER CRUISE
Jollean S. - Vancouver, BC
“Thank you for organizing such a wonderful Egypt
EGYPT & NILE RIVER CRUISE Ron, this trip was fantastic, the hardest part was
“We want to thank you for the wonderful time in coming back home!
Egypt. Our Egyptologist was very knowledgeable.
We really appreciated your help - it really made our Thank you for all your advice, hard work, and
holiday for us. careful planning.
I enjoyed the learning, the history, the culture, the We are really happy that we have you to plan the
religious background, etc, so much - it was trips for us. This way, we can enjoy every moment
fascinating! A lasting memory!” of our vacation, without a worry in the world.
Dave Bradfield - BC
Cecile S. - Toronto, ON
AFRICAN SAFARI AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND
“Ron, I want to say thank you for a fantastic African “We enjoyed our Australia and New Zealand tour
Safari. so much, we just had to send you a note. We
The meals and rooms were the best possible. booked on your tour, never having been with you
There were no extra charges except for the $10.00 before, but we had heard so much about your
for the village tour and well worth it! customized and inclusive tours.
We even had swimming pools at the lodges! One Joining you ….. was a Dream Come True.
cannot say enough about the animals, got so close All details were taken care of and so many
to the lions you could hear them eat! The surprise extras and surprises along the way!
day tour of London was also very much appreciated
and well organized! I would love to go again to We looked at other brochures, and no tours
Africa. “ compared to yours.
We got so much value for what we spent.
Mr. Val M. - Fort Saskatchewan, AB
Bill and I do not know where to start… we truly
enjoyed each and every day to the fullest.
We have to say, Ron,
you planned this tour to perfection.
We welcomed the TWO, THREE, & FOUR night
stays and we loved our FIVE night stay at the end
of the Australia tour in the famous Darling harbour
area… in a five star hotel!
The meals throughout the tour couldn’t have been
better, we haven’t eaten this good for a long time!
Wow, those barbecued steaks in the Outback were
EXOTIC INDIA & SINGAPORE scrumptious!
"I thoroughly enjoyed Ron's tour to India as we saw
We loved our four night stay at the luxury resort in
so much but still stayed in comfort and safety.
Cairns, we enjoyed our Farmstay, and the
I spent very little extra money as tipping and most pampering on the Deluxe Ghan Train. Wow!!!
meals were already included in the price. It was
really valuable having local guides with us. We have talked to other friends that have toured
Australia and they are jealous and wish they had
I also liked getting to know the other people on the
heard of your customized tour, Ron. We had a lot
tour because the group was comfortable in size.
of fun on your tour, made so many friends, saw so
Thank you Ron, for another great experience." much while traveling and we came home feeling
Favorite part of the tour: Making the most of the exuberant, not tired!
time, seeing so much of India through the different Thank you from the bottom of our hearts and we
ways to travel. A great tour!" will be sure to travel with you again.
Angela U. - Maple Ridge, BC Please make sure you send us all your travel
M. & P. Thompson - AB
DANUBE RIVER CRUISE & LAND TOUR
“The Danube River Cruise has met my
expectations, and once again, Booiman Travels
attended to every detail to make our trip
memorable, including additional surprises.
World travel is a most rewarding experience of
which I have done many trips with Ron Booiman.”
Jollean S. - Vancouver, BC
BRANSON, NASHVILLE & MEMPHIS, USA EXOTIC INDIA & SINGAPORE
“ONCE AGAIN, your tour was fabulous. We have "Once again a trip to a third world country with Ron,
been on six trips with you Ron and will be returning! was great! The meals and hotels were all First
This was an incredible vacation - the shows that
you reserved seats for - were truly Las Vegas style! One sure feels important when Singapore held their
loaded plane up for Ron's group to arrive in San
Wow, what a hotel in Nashville - garden view rooms Francisco from Canada. I felt great - what a tour!
for two nights. It was fun at the Grande Ole Opry
and we sure enjoyed seeing Graceland, and taking Well done, AGAIN, Ron!"
in all the memories of Elvis - in Memphis.
Favorite part of the tour: The Rickshaw rides
We both really enjoyed our time with you. We will through Old Delhi and to the Ganges River. The
be joining you to Australia, Ron! Taj Mahal is a marvel".
Kenneth & Barbara G. - Calgary, AB Val M. - Fort Saskatchewan, AB
DANUBE RIVER CRUISE & LAND TOUR
AFRICAN SAFARI “Once again a well planned trip always a treat not
“I am A HUGE FAN OF RON’S TOURS with his to have to find money for extra trips - and tips. It’s
special attention to detail for our comfort, relaxation nice when all this is included.
and enjoyment. Enjoyed the evening at the Munich Hoftbrachaus. I
Our many safari game rides to see a zoo of animals could not believe how clean Austria was and what a
in their natural habitat was awesome: elephants, lot of sightseeing we had with you, Ron.
lions, giraffes, zebras, cheetahas, wildebeest, Looking forward to the next trip with you”.
buffalo, rhinos, hippos and the sweet gazelles
along with many other antelope varieties. Val M. - Fort Saskatchewan, AB
…The trip to the mud hut village and the native
Maasai telling us of their culture and heritage and
customs centered around cattle was fascinating….”
Helen M. - Mississauga ON
AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND
Ron, your tour to Australia was unbelievable!
I have traveled extensively, and have just recently
heard of your tours, from a friend, who has traveled
with you numerous times.
AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND
Now, that I have traveled with you to Australia, I
have to say, I will not be joining these big “Ron does a fantastic job of organizing a tour,
companies, any more - I just got nickel and dimed anywhere in the world.
continuously. On your tours, I did not have any Ron checks out every detail with us in mind, and
surprises! provides the most interesting aspects of each
Your Downunder tour, is a true vacation - with a country for us to explore.
wonderful choice of inclusions, hotels, and The hotel accommodations are always the best and
sightseeing. See you soon! with so many meals included in the tour price.
All you have to do is pack your bag and enjoy your
Mr. & Mrs. R. Logan - Thunder Bay, ON destinations.”
Arla R. - Whitehorse, YT
VIETNAM & CAMBODIA ANCESTRAL HERITAGE TOUR
Excellent in every way. It will be hard to top any It was with great excitement when we did an
of the trips I have been on with you, Ron - all points ancestral heritage tour to the areas where our fore-
of interest are covered and then some! fathers originated. We felt Ron did an excellent job
Looking forward to the next tour, wherever it will be! of this unique and different tour.
Favorite part of the tour: Everything! Village and We did extensive travel from Germany to the
river ride on Siem Reap - people living on the water Ukraine. We were able to meet people from the
… Full Day at Ha Long Bay. villages and spend time learning about the past and
present. It was indeed an education to actually be
Ina E. Vancouver, BC in the original church and cemetery, where our
relatives once lived.
AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND
We have done several tours with Ron, but this one
“Ron your tours are absolutely the best – I have will stay with us forever. Thanks again, Ron
been on a lot of other tours, and nothing compares
to your tours! Your attention to each detail Stu and Melva B. - Fort Sask. AB
surpasses every other company.
As you know, I have done a fair bit of traveling!
Now, this being my third tour with you, I want you
to know that am not done yet! See you in Africa! TURKEY
Please accept this “token of thanks” – you and We really enjoyed
Wendi certainly know how to please a group of our tour to Turkey
travelers! Ron, we enjoyed
this tour as much
Each time I go with you, I truly do enjoy A Trip Of A as our tour to Spain
Lifetime! I don’t know how you do it – You work and Portugal with
such long hours and everything you do on your you!
customized tours is for “us”! Stan & Jennifer - Kelowna, BC
Thank you again, from the bottom of my heart.”
EXOTIC INDIA & SINGAPORE
Mary Johnson – AB "Exceptional as usual - the added bonus
"surprises" are always great, Ron.
The cultural and educational experiences cannot be
described to anyone - "seeing is believing" and we
saw it all!"
Favorite part of the tour: Taj Mahal - what a
beauty! Rickshaw experience! Ganges
experience, cultural education - entire trip was
educational and a great guide!”
Ina E. - Vancouver, BC
SPAIN & PORTUGAL AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND
We have always wanted to travel to Spain & “Ron, I will be sure to tell my friends about your
Portugal, and we are very happy that we booked on custom designed Australia and New Zealand tour.
I had such a great time – beyond belief!
You had so many inclusions already in the tour. Unbelievable, truly it is! Your tour went like
We appreciated not having to purchase any clockwork, in every way.
optional tours! You are an awesome organizer. Once again, a
First Class tour! Thanks so very much, for the
We would love to join your Australia tour, Ron. Dream I was always waiting for.”
Guy & Simone L. – Calgary, AB
Jessie B. - Saskatoon, SASK