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Successful music programs and great music travel go hand in hand. Our customized touring packages help define a sense of purpose for ensembles, build ensemble unity and musicianship and strengthen friendships. They help boost the ensemble's reputation in the community and enhance recruitment and fundraising efforts. And, perhaps the most important, they allow diverse cultures to come together and share in the universal language of music.
But, Encore goes beyond travel. We are committed to supporting music education at home. From our director workshops and professional networking events to our scholarship programs for young musicians, we continue to give back to our musical communities year-round. That's why "taking your music program to new places" is our mission. Whether "places" refers to exciting destinations or supporting your music programs at home, Encore is with you every step of the way.
Encore Tours is the performance division of ACIS Educational Tours, the quality leader in educational travel since 1978.
Our Tour Consultants, are experts in the art of customizing the perfect music tour experience. They are your partner, ensuring that your goals and preferences are matched to the best opportunities that Encore has to offer. From balancing sightseeing with performances and rehearsal time, to selecting the most inspiring venues, explaining pricing options and customizing activities important to your group, their insider knowledge and commitment to your needs ensures the arrangement of a superior performance travel experience.
Once your itinerary has been composed, your Program Manager becomes your primary contact for pre-trip logistics. From concert management to rooming lists, billing inquiries and more, they are your liaison to the behind-the-scenes Encore team. They work closely with your Tour Consultant to ensure that the unique needs of your group are fulfilled and that everything runs smoothly through the conclusion of the trip. Their focus on the pre-departure details allows you to concentrate on your ensemble.
Our Operations staff liaise with our worldwide network of experts to find you the best flights and perfect hotels, arrange transportation, secure your desired performance venues, facilitate instrument logistics, arrange cultural activities and more.
Our Traveler Support department handles all of your passengers' questions. From insurance options, to bills, to the tour itinerary, they will be there for your passengers throughout their Encore experience. Traveler Support can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org