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Global Rescue Included With Every Journey

Global Rescue Included With Every Journey

At Ker & Downey, we pride ourselves in equipping our traveled clients the best travel services available today to ensure every journey is seamless and worry-free. In our continued efforts to further enhance these services, we are pleased to announce our partnership with Global Rescue, the world’s leading membership organization providing medical, security, evacuation, travel risk, and crisis management services.

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Ker & Downey’s Top 4 for 2014

Ker & Downey’s Top 4 for 2014

As we bid farewell to 2013 and an incredible year of discovery, we’re also looking ahead to 2014 and which treasures in the big, beautiful world should be on your list of places to visit next. 1. Georgia – The Caucasus, Eastern Europe This year we fell in love with the history and heart of The Caucasus region, and now it’s catching on. 2014 is the year to experience Georgia while you can still count yourself among the first pioneering travelers. 2. Borneo – Southeast Asia One island encompassing three countries, Borneo is a tropical paradise that should be high […]

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Ker & Downey Goes Global for Fashion Week NY & LA

Ker & Downey Goes Global for Fashion Week NY & LA

Each year during Fashion Week, the GenArt Fresh Faces in Fashion showcases the collections of aspiring designers in their first runway shows – shows that skyrocketed the careers of designers like Rodarte, Vena Cava, Zac Posen, and Phillip Lim. Launching in May, the GenArt Global program sought to bring designers from around the world to Fashion Week spotlight via sponsorships, and Ker & Downey was proud to sponsor rising star Katungulu Mwendwa in her New York Fashion Week debut. Hair product leader Moroccanoil worked closely with the designers to create their runway hairstyle looks, and Vice President David Jones was […]

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Ker & Downey to Provide Mosquito Nets and Assistance to Communities in Uganda

Ker & Downey to Provide Mosquito Nets and Assistance to Communities in Uganda

Mosquito nets and medical assistance included as part of the annual relief effort HOUSTON, TEXAS, April 25, 2012 – In observation of World Malaria Day, Ker & Downey has announced their commitment to distributing 12,000 mosquito nets in Uganda to help end the sting of mosquito bites and malaria. Via the organization Manna from God, Ker & Downey’s president David Marek has traveled to assist impoverished communities in Uganda. On these annual mission trips the residents are provided with countless blood tests, doctor visits, clothing, and supplies, including thousands of mosquito nets. “Malaria accounts for 40 percent of Uganda’s public […]

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Ker & Downey Added to the Signature Travel Network

Ker & Downey Added to the Signature Travel Network

Incentives for agents and amenities for clients will enhance the company’s top-shelf service. HOUSTON, TEXAS, February 15, 2012 – Ker & Downey has joined the Signature Travel Network of top-tier travel providers and is now serving the over 375 agencies catering to clients seeking flawless, high-end and unique journeys. Signature agents can turn to Ker & Downey for highly customized itineraries and VIP services, providing their clients with experiential, luxury travel at its very best. “We are looking forward to giving our partners the same level of service, now with the added bonus of Signature’s outstanding amenities and incentives,” says […]

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Ker & Downey Unveils New Brand and Website

Updated website includes a private login for travel agents, itineraries categorized by Travel Interest, and larger images to spark the imaginations of travelers. HOUSTON, TEXAS, December 14, 2011 – After months of behind-the-scenes preparation and planning, award-winning luxury tour operator Ker & Downey has officially debuted a new brand and website design. Having being ranked #2 among the World’s Best Tour Operators and Safari Outfitters by Travel + Leisure Magazine and being named to National Geographic Traveler’s 50 Tours of a Lifetime earlier in 2011, this facelift is another exciting milestone in the company’s constant growth. “We cannot be more […]

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Travel + Leisure Magazine Ranks Ker & Downey the #2 Tour Operator in 2011 World’s Best Awards

Ker & Downey climbed from the #6 position in 2010 to rank #2 among Tour Operators and Safari Outfitters. Houston, TX –  July 7, 2011 – The prestigious Travel + Leisure Magazine has named Ker & Downey #2 in their search for the World’s Best Tour Operators and Safari Outfitters in 2011.  Based on a perfect score of 100, Ker & Downey received an outstanding 96.85 from the combined scores of readers’ surveys taken from January to March of this year.  Tour Operators were judged on staff and guides, itineraries and destinations, activities, accommodations, food and overall value.  Readers also […]

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National Geographic Traveler Magazine Ranks Ker & Downey’s Newest Itinerary a 2011 Tour of a Lifetime

National Geographic Traveler Magazine (NGT) has voted Ker & Downey’s newest itinerary to Egypt a must-do for 2011 in their annual search for the 50 Tours of a Lifetime. The journey includes off–the-beaten path excursions in the Western Desert and exciting underwater diving in some of Egypt’s ancient ruins. Houston, Texas, April 20, 2011 – World-renowned National Geographic Traveler magazine has included Ker & Downey in their 2011 list of 50 Tours of a Lifetime. Now in its sixth year, the annual 50 Tours of a Lifetime list includes a select few from thousands of possible destinations, combinations and tour […]

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