The primary objective of Club ESL is to enhance the international student’s time abroad by providing opportunities to interact on a social level with other international and Canadian students through tours, activities, intramural sporting leagues, parties and special events.
Created in 2005, Club ESL is a division of Discover Canada Tours & UNIGLOBE Specialty Travel Ltd. (UST). UST has been in business since 1988 and is a full-service travel management company insured as a Tour Operator with $10,000,000 /OCC. In 2011, Club ESL & Discover Canada Tours proudly became an Honorary Associate Member of Languages Canada. We are proud to be the only student tour & activity operator in Western Canada to have been issued this distinction.
Over the past 7 years, Club ESL has established itself as experts in creating and delivering quality services and unforgettable experiences at affordable prices. We operate a wide variety of activities, events and parties year-round; as well as offer special student discounts on tours operated by our Discover Canada Tours division. All of our tours and activities are highly interactive, affordable and most importantly…FUN!
At Club ESL, we pride ourselves in having an amazing team; all of our employees are passionate about travel and want to show people from all over the world the beautiful country that we are fortunate to live in. Everyone in our organization truly cares about each and every one of our clients and will go above and beyond to ensure that our guests are having the time of their lives! Click here to learn more about our Tour Guides.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
Our goal is to provide unforgettable experiences at affordable prices and our specialty is delivering the “Best Value”. Our commitment is to be the best that we can be, with integrity, initiative and dependability.
Our objective is not just to sell tickets but to sell a memorable and unique experience. We truly care about each and every one of our guests and strive to give them ‘the time of our lives’. Everyone in our organization is committed to this belief and will not hesitate to go above and beyond to make sure each guest is having a wonderful experience. We take pride in the fact that many of our customers were referred by past customers or are repeat customers themselves.
Our values are:
- Loyalty to our clients, customers and partners
- Reliability in consistently delivering high quality experiences and relationships
- Innovation in pushing boundaries and challenging the status quo
Our mission is to be known as the number one company for delivering the Best Value tours!
Our slogan is
“Live the Adventure”
Our other division; Discover Canada Tours, as well as our parent company Uniglobe Specialty Travel Ltd. are described below:
Due to the nature of the international student market we have become experts in creating low cost packages for the best value and being a division of Uniglobe we are able to take advantage of their strong purchasing power to enable us to offer quality products at a low price.
We apply this philosophy and business practice in every tour division. We recognize that conference attendees as well as businesses small and large are similar to international students in that they also operate on a tight budget. With this in mind we strive to deliver a product that will work with each individual and each company’s budget without compromising on the quality of tours and services provided.
1. Student / Budget Tours
Our fully-guided budget tours are developed specifically for the student market but are available to anyone. These tours are best suited for those who enjoy meeting people from all over the world, are seeking unique and exciting adventures and who want to have a fun and interactive experience at an affordable price while discovering the best of Western Canada.
2. Specialty Tours & FIT Travel
We are in the process of developing the following specialty tours which will be offered on a regular schedule and FIT basis; including Aboriginal tours, Wine Tours, Culinary Tours, and Wilderness Tours.
3. Custom Tours
We also specialize in creating custom tours utilizing our experience and close relationships with suppliers in Western Canada. We can design tours in a timely manner to suit any budget, duration and experience preference. We have provided custom tours to a variety of clients including:
- Pre & Post Convention Groups
- Corporate Group & Incentive Groups
- Girls weekend getaways
- Stags and Stagettes
We have a fleet of 5 24-Passenger coaches and 1 15-passenger van that are available for charters.
UNIGLOBE Specialty Travel Ltd. is a 20 million dollar agency focused on providing travel management solutions to medium sized corporate accounts.
Our business is Corporate Travel Management and our Specialty is providing our clients with the lowest available fare options along with a level of personalized service that exceeds expectations.
Although we are locally based, we belong to a global organization, and are therefore able to network with other agencies and suppliers around the world to provide best practices, even better solutions, and the strongest relationships in the travel business. Uniglobe travel agencies are located in over 50 countries.
Uniglobe Specialty Travel Ltd offers the following services:
- Flight & hotel bookings anywhere in the world
- International and Domestic Tour packages
- Meeting & Convention planning
- Destination weddings
- Corporate travel
- Incentive travel
- Travel insurance