Tours en l'air organizes ballet-themed escorted holidays to see the best companies perform great ballets in beautiful places. You can join a trip from anywhere. A highly knowledgeable balletomane who has enjoyed 100s of performances in over 20 cities around the world,I speak English, French, and German, and am a Travel Industry Council of Ontario certified Travel Counsellor. I also teach ballet appreciation courses. Twitter: @thewordlady Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/katherine.barber.37
Tours en l'air Ballet Holidays are offered in partnership with CWT Victor Travel, 101 - 8800 Dufferin Street, Concord, ON L4K 0C5, 416-736-6010, TICO # 1892647

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Wednesday, January 1, 2014

4 Ballets in San Francisco in May: BOOKING NOW

CWT Victor Travel
101 - 8800 Dufferin Street, Concord, ON L4K 0C5

TICO Ontario registration #1892647

presents

Tours en l'air

Exclusive Ballet Holidays


planned with care and escorted by

Canada's Word Lady, Katherine Barber



San Francisco

7-11 May 2014

5 days, 4 nights

4 ballet performances




North America's oldest ballet company,

San Francisco Ballet,

Smuin Ballet, and Ballet San Jose

in a variety of passionate, classically beautiful, and vibrant works by

Balanchine, Robbins, Petit and Lifar,

plus three world premieres

REGISTRATION AND DEPOSIT DUE DATE:

17 JANUARY 2014



Wednesday 7 May

Arrive San Francisco; check in to Hotel Carlton, a charming 3-star boutique hotel in Nob Hill, 15 minutes walk from the Opera House. 6-7pm: Pointes of View: a salon-style interview about the Friday mixed program with SFB artists. 3-course welcome dinner.

Thursday 8 May

Day at leisure to explore beautiful San Francisco on one of its famous cable cars, take a ferry across to artsy Sausalito, or enjoy whatever this wonderful city has to offer.

6 pm: dinner before San Francisco Ballet performance of The Fifth Season (Tomasson), new Scarlett, Suite en blanc (Lifar).

http://youtu.be/dXxwi10fSmE

http://youtu.be/AEOx-mL-kr0


Friday 9 May

Morning: Visit San Francisco Ballet or Smuin Ballet (to be confirmed). Afternoon at leisure.  Evening: “Meet the Artist Interview” followed by San Francisco Ballet: Agon, Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (both Balanchine), Glass Pieces (Robbins).

http://youtu.be/9ziQoxo56H0

http://youtu.be/NrHWOtMMVp0

Saturday 10 May

Day trip by private washroom-equipped coach to San Jose. Morning: Drive along the world famous Highway 1 as it hugs the spectacular Pacific coastline, then wend your way through redwood forests to the heart of Silicon Valley. Lunch in San Jose before matinee performance of  
Ballet San Jose: Carmen (Petit), In the Upper Room (Tharp).  

http://youtu.be/a3jPlB2RjBA
The coach returns you directly to the hotel in San Francisco before dinner and performance of  
Smuin Ballet: new Seiwert, new Caniparolli, Dancin' with Gershwin (Smuin)
 

Sunday 11 May

Check out of hotel and depart San Francisco.



Total Package CA$2099 per person

based on double occupancy

Single supplement: CA$600

All prices valid till 17 January 2014



REGISTRATION AND DEPOSIT DUE DATE:

17 JANUARY 2014



LAND-ONLY PACKAGE allows you the flexibility of travelling 
from your most convenient departure point,
on the dates and times you prefer. 
CWT Victor Travel's experienced agents will be happy to assist you



Please note that this program must be sold as a package. Extra hotel nights can be added on (subject to availability), but we cannot offer individual components separately or break the package into shorter installments. As a significant benefit of the Tours en l'air package is sharing the complete experience with those with common interests, 
we do not offer an “accommodation only” option.

Package price includes:

Premium seats for 4 ballet performances

One pre-performance talk by a San Francisco Ballet artist

One “Pointes of View” event


Four nights twin-share accommodation at the Carlton Hotel

Hotel porterage

Daily deluxe continental breakfast

Three 3-course dinners

One two-course lunch

Day trip by private luxury coach to San Jose

Enrichment program: ballet notes, informal post-performance reviews with tour leader

Free wifi at hotel

All taxes, service fees, and surcharges

Not included:

Airfare

Items of a personal nature, e.g. phone calls

Meals and transfers not specifically mentioned in this itinerary

Beverages with meals

Cancellation and hospital/medical insurance

Terms and Conditions:

Non-refundable deposit of $1000 per person is required at time of registration, no later than 17January 2014.** Single supplement and optional cancellation and hospital medical insurance also payable at this time.

Total package price is fully non-refundable.

All cancellations must be received in writing to the attention of Lucy Nati (lucy@cwtvictortravel.ca) at CWT Victor Travel

RBC out-of-province health insurance and trip cancellation insurance are available through CWT Victor Travel and STRONGLY RECOMMENDED. Price will vary according to birthdate. Premium must accompany the deposit and is non-refundable.


For more information and a registration form for this or

toursenlair@gmail.com or 416.693.4496

**To guarantee your spot for this trip, please phone Lucy Nati at CWT Victor Travel, 416-736-6010, toll-free 1-866-699-0199 between 10 and 4 Eastern Time with a credit card number for your deposit.
Once we have our minimum 10 enrollment, we will confirm with you that the trip is a go and process your credit card charge at that time.




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