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Tour Tuesday Virtual Tour Presentations

Tour Tuesday Virtual Tour Presentations

Starr is thrilled to host a virtual program called TOUR TUESDAY. Tune in from your computer, tablet or phone through the ease of Zoom to meet our staff, learn about our trips, hear latest updates and enter to win a Starr Gift Card! (No webcam needed!)

What Is “Tour Tuesday”?

“Tour Tuesday” is an exciting virtual program we have developed that you can enjoy from the comfort of your living room.  For each session, we’ll focus on a few destinations, hear from special guests, and take your questions.  We know it will be fun and informative and we’re looking forward to you joining us!

How Does It Work?

To make Tour Tuesday as widely available as possible, each session will be held on Zoom.  All you need to partake is a computer, tablet, or smartphone.  Joining us is easy:

1) Select the sessions you want to attend from below.

2) When you go through the registration steps, make sure you select the date matching the session you want to attend.  Then once you register, you’ll be emailed a confirmation with a link to the session.
(You can register for as many sessions as you want, but you’ll have to do each session independently.)

3) Use the link for each session to attend!
(If you don’t have Zoom, you will be prompted to download and install it.
Don’t worry, it’s free! OR just dial in from your phone using the phone number provided.)

Get started, register for a session today!

Holland, MI Tulip Festival, Girlfriends Getaway: Rochester Lilac Festival, and Maine & New Hampshire: Seaside Towns 

March 5, 2024 | 7:00 – 8:15 PM
This session features three new vacations! Discover the vibrant beauty of the Holland, MI Tulip Festival where colorful blooms create a mesmerizing landscape. Join us for a delightful Girlfriends Getaway to the Rochester Lilac Festival, indulging in the charm of springtime. Plus, hear about the coastal charm of Ogunquit, ME and Portsmouth, NH.

Rock Legends of St. Louis, Adirondack Rail & Sail, and Riu Palace Jamaica

April 2, 2024 | 7:00 – 8:15 PM
Journey through the music legacy of St. Louis on a Rock Legends tour. On this new tour, explore the scenic wonders of upstate New York on a Rail & Sail adventure through the Adirondacks – a sell out in 2023! Uncover paradise on this new trip to Jamaica’s Riu Palace, a premier all-inclusive resort in Montego Bay. Our partner U.S. Tours will be here to share insights into these fantastic trips!

*SPECIAL EDITION* Cross Country 2024 – Route 66 and More! 

April 9, 2024 | 7:00 – 8:15 PM
Join us for this special edition of Tour Tuesday as we unveil the highlights of our 27-day Cross Country vacation departing on September 1st! Led by Starr Tour Director and seasoned cross-country traveler Gene Gray, along with Starr owner, Sandy Borowsky, this session promises to be fun and informative. Gene will guide you through the iconic landmarks, hidden gems, and cultural wonders that define this unforgettable cross-country journey. This is a Tour Tuesday not to be missed!

Riding the Rails: Maryland & West Virginia, Frank Lloyd Wright & Flight 93, and Solo Traveler Experiences

May 7, 2024 | 7:00 – 8:15 PM
Join us for an exciting session with Starr Tour Director Gene Gray as he unveils our new Maryland & West Virginia train adventure, featuring two scenic train rides, as well as our popular Somerset, PA trip to visit Frank Lloyd Wright’s homes and the Flight 93 Memorial. Additionally, explore our fantastic all-new Solo Traveler Experiences in Maryland!

Ithaca, NY, Wellsboro, PA: Dark Skies, and Agawa Canyon

June 4, 2024 | 7:00 – 8:15 PM
Tune in to hear about 3 fabulous itineraries: First, our new Ithaca, NY vacation featuring breathtaking waterfalls, exceptional wines, and the inspiring legacy of women’s rights. Next, learn about our new trip to Wellsboro, PA featuring a celestial spectacle like no other. Last, hear about our popular trip to Agawa Canyon, a gem nestled in Ontario, Canada, featuring awe-inspiring landscapes and natural wonders.

Lake Placid, NY: Olympic History, Maine’s Majestic Wilderness, and Chautauqua & Jamestown, NY

July 9, 2024 | 7:00 – 8:15 PM
Learn about three exciting new tours! Dive into Olympic history in Lake Placid, NY. Step into the world of comedy legends on our Chautauqua & Jamestown, NY trip, where you’ll experience the brand-new National Comedy Center, the Luci Desi Museum, and a whole lot more! Plus, hear from our Maine expert tour planner, Nancy Bloch, as she unveils our trip to this popular Maine vacation spot.

Vermont & New Hampshire, Charming Ports of the South, and Starr’s 77th Birthday Bash in Tennessee

August 6, 2024 | 7:00 – 8:15 PM
Starr Tour Directors Jane and Penny will unveil two brand-new vacations! Enjoy an autumn retreat in the picturesque landscapes of Vermont & New Hampshire. Experience the warmth of southern hospitality as we journey through three coastal cities — Jekyll Island, GA, St. Augustine, FL, and Savannah, GA. And don’t miss Pete Smith from Tour America as he introduces Starr’s 77th Birthday Bash in Tennessee, featuring the vibrant cities of Chattanooga and Knoxville!

Holiday-Themed Multi-Day Vacations

September 3, 2024 | 7:00 – 8:15 PM
Get into the spirit of the season and tune into this session to hear about the festive destinations we’ll be visiting!

Holiday-Themed Day Trips

October 1, 2024 | 7:00 – 8:15 PM
Get ready for an exciting lineup of holiday-themed trips! Hear about our classic favorites along with exciting new trips! This session will be filled with fantastic holiday experiences!

New 2025 Cruise Vacations

November 5, 2024 | 7:00 – 8:15 PM
Set sail with Starr Tours! Join us to hear about the fabulous new cruises in store for 2025.

New 2025 Fly Vacations

December  3, 2024 | 7:00 – 8:15 PM
Join us as our partners reveal new tours for 2025. Don’t miss this opportunity to be among the first to hear about the exciting vacations that lie ahead!

Tour Tuesday Video Recording Library

It’s never too late to watch a virtual Tour Tuesday session with our library of video recordings. Find the topic(s) that you are interested in and you can learn about our programs on your schedule!

New 2024 Fly Vacations

Recorded December 5, 2023
Each year Starr offers a great assortment of fly trips, and our partner Premier World Discovery is here to talk about each of the 3 new tours for 2024! You can stay in the USA and visit the Black Hills, Badlands & Mt. Rushmore OR you can head overseas to explore Iceland, or to have wonderful culinary experiences in Tuscany, Italy. Tune In!

New 2024 Cruise Vacations

Recorded November 7, 2023
When Starr partners with Norwegian Cruise Lines, you know you will love the experience! Join us to hear about 3 fabulous cruises in store for 2024: NCL’s Greek Isles Cruise aboard the Getaway, a 4-Island Hawaii Cruise aboard the Pride of America, and a cruise to Canada & New England aboard the Breakaway!

Holiday-Themed Day Trips

Recorded October 3, 2023
Starr has lots of great holiday trips for you! Join us to hear about all the favorites and some new trips too!

Holiday-Themed Multi-Day Vacations

Recorded September 5, 2023
This holiday season we’ve got 4 new vacations that you’ll love! A fabulous trip to New Hampshire with accommodations at Mount Washington Resort! A fun trip to America’s Historic Triangle featuring the Grand Illumination! A great trip to Plymouth, Massachusetts to celebrate Thanksgiving. And a trip to Ring in the New Year! Plus, we’ll hear about our annual trip to The Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia!

Girlfriends Getaway: Gilded Age of Newport, Pocono Mountains (The Best of), and Maine’s Boothbay Harbor

Recorded August 1, 2023
This session features three brand-new vacations! Check out our Girlfriends Getaway to Newport, Rhode Island where you’ll learn all about the Gilded Age. Plus, hear about our fabulous trips featuring the best of the Pocono Mountains and a little slice of heaven along the mid-coast of Maine’s Boothbay Harbor.

Hamptons & Long Island, Castles of New York, and Atlanta Adventure

Recorded July 11, 2023
Hear about two popular New York destinations: The Hamptons & Long Island and Castles of New York, plus, expert travel planner Holly Rogers joins us to take us through the itinerary of our new Atlanta Adventure vacation featuring the World of Coca-Cola, Sweet Auburn District, the Georgia Aquarium and so much more.

Gloucester and Salem, Massachusetts: Whale Watch; Washington, DC: Monuments & Memorials; and National Capital Region

Recorded June 6, 2023
Learn about 3 fantastic vacation experiences with our awesome Tour Director, Gene Gray and our owner, Sandy Borowsky. Travel to the Massachusetts coast for a wonderful Whale Watch and also visit historic Salem. Take an enriching journey to explore our Nation’s capitol. And enjoy a fabulous trip to National Harbor, MD with accommodations at Gaylord National Resort!

Hudson Valley, NY Highlights, Mississippi: Moxie of Biloxi, and Blennerhassett Island

Recorded May 2, 2023
After listening to this session, you’re sure to sign up for one of these fabulous destinations. Hear fascinating history amid the backdrop of mansions and museums and, of course, West Point on the Hudson Valley Highlights tour. Experience the moxie of Biloxi in this scenic beachfront town in Mississippi. Discover Blennerhassett Island, a historic West Virginia state park with a museum, a mansion, and much more!

Niagara USA, Starr’s Birthday Bash in Richmond, VA, and Skyline Drive & the Shenandoah Valley

Recorded April 4, 2023
Toni Bastian from Richmond Tourism talks about Starr’s 76th Birthday Bash! After, Starr’s tour director Karen Coate presents our Niagara USA trip (leave your passport at home!) featuring day trips to Buffalo & the Erie Canal. Finally, Penny Rudolph walks us through the itinerary for our trip to Skyline Drive and Shenandoah National Park.

Cape Cod: Two Great Options and Montreal Jazz Festival

Recorded March 7, 2023
Tour Director extraordinaire Penny Rudolph talked about what you can expect when you travel with Starr to these wonderful destinations. Cape Cod is waiting to charm you with its quaint gingerbread houses, countless historic sites, and miles of unspoiled beaches. Montreal is tons of fun and hosts one of the most popular music festivals in the world, the Montreal Jazz Festival.

Meet the Starr Travel Advisor Team + 2021 Birthday Bash Trip to Lancaster & Hershey

Recorded March 23, 2021
Meet the Starr Team and learn about Starr’s 2021 Birthday Bash trip to Lancaster & Hershey, PA
Join us for our first ever TOUR Tuesday Virtual Tour Presentation! Tune in to our kickoff event to meet Sandy Borowsky, Vice President of Tours; Deb Ayars, Travel Advisor-Motorcoach Tours and Chris Corcos, Travel Advisor-Cruise & Fly Trips. We’ll update you on how bus travel has changed in the past year and what we’re doing to keep our travelers and staff safe. We’ll hear from our industry partners in Lancaster and Hershey and about what you can expect on our 2021 Birthday Bash tour!

Savannah & Charleston + Mackinac Island

Recorded April 6, 2021
This session features two of our most popular vacations with experts from Savannah & Charleston and Mackinac Island! Tour Director extraordinaire Penny Rudolph guided us through what you can expect when you travel with Starr to these wonderful destinations.

Nova Scotia + 3 Different Multi-Day Trips to Washington, DC

Recorded April 20, 2021
Our 9-day vacation to Nova Scotia is one of our premier vacations and this presentation walks you through what to expect and why you should join us! Long time retired Tour Director John Ciborowski shows his wealth of knowledge about this fabulous destination. Next, Tour Director Gene Gray talks about Starr’s 3 different multi-day tours and 5 day trips to Washington, DC. Lots to listen to and learn in this Tour Tuesday presentation!

Mayflower Fly Vacations (from a Mayflower Tours expert!)

Recorded May 4, 2021
Learn about four unique vacation experiences with a Mayflower Tours expert and you’ll want to book all of these great trips! Hear about Albuquerque’s annual balloon fiesta and why it’s a must-see, learn about the Buffalo roundup experience, find out why you can’t miss this Yellowstone and Jackson Hole trip and plan your 2022 New Years celebration on a wonderful excursion to Los Angeles to see the Rose Parade up close and in person!

Fly Vacations Galore! Gems of Utah + Seven Countries: England, France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Belgium and Austria

Recorded May 18, 2021
Join experts from Cosmos Tours and Western Leisure Vacations to hear about why each of these trips is a must-do! Listen to us tell you about how to see 3 National Parks, 2 National Monuments, a State Park on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Utah. Tune in to learn about how you can see seven countries on ONE vacations-Yes, it is possible!

Cruising with Carnival and Norwegian Cruise Lines

Recorded June 1, 2021
Two cruise experts talk about a return to cruising and how you will be safe onboard so that you can experience all the fun that sailing the high seas has to offer. We’ve got lots of different cruises to tell you about – you won’t be able to pick just one!

Thunder Bay Resort Vacation + Senior Tours Reunion to Rochester, NY

Recorded June 15, 2021
Do you like seeing wildlife in their natural habitat? Have you heard of Thunder Bay Resort? We didn’t either but now that we’ve been there and we know how great it is, we need to share it with you! Join Bob and Susan Holt who are going to convince you to join them on this fun excursion to Rochester. No, they haven’t been there before but Starr has and we’ve got a fabulous itinerary planned!

Solo Travelers: Delaware + Girlfriends Getaway: Richmond “Food For Thought”

Recorded June 29, 2021
Traveling by yourself? Wanna get away with your girlfriends? These two wonderful programs welcome anyone who’s looking for a good time. Our Solo Travelers program is bigger than ever – learn all about it here. We’ve got two great trips planned for you and you can hear about the details (and more!) when you tune in.

Smoky Mountains of Tennessee + Memphis & Nashville, Tennessee

Recorded July 13, 2021
Tour Director Penny Rudolph is back to share with you information and stories about these two great Tennessee vacations. Both offer lots of fun and excitement and will bring you memories to last a lifetime.

Starr’s Fall Foliage Vacations

Recorded July 27, 2021
Fall’s a great time to travel with Starr and we’ve got fabulous trips timed perfectly for the fall foliage season. Hear about favorites like Shenandoah Valley, Vermont, Railroads of New Hampshire, Ithaca, Majestic Maine, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania’s Grand Canyon, Lake George/Lake Placid and Cape Cod.

Starr’s Halloween-Themed Vacations

Recorded August 10, 2021
October is a great time to get on the road with Starr and we have lots of choices for those who want to discover some spooky spots! Tour Director Jane Peters Estes guides us through what to expect on three fun and very different itineraries: Salem, Massachusetts; Haunted Gettysburg & Villa Roma Murder Mystery in the Catskills.

Amelia Island, Florida + Ark Encounter and Creation Museum: Cincinnati, Ohio

August 24, 2021
Due to human error, we didn’t record the full session of the August 24, 2021 Tour Tuesday. Sorry! You can click PLAY to see the last portion of our Amelia Island trip. Next time tune in live! You can see our presentation (not live) by clicking here.

Thanksgiving Getaways

Recorded September 7, 2021
Thanksgiving is a great time to escape from the hustle bustle of our world and make new friends to celebrate with. Whether you come alone or bring someone, these trips will surely remind you what you’re thankful for. Choose from Lancaster or Ocean City, MD – both long-time Starr favorite destinations.

Holiday-Themed Vacations – Part I

Recorded September 21, 2021
There are so many lovely holiday-themed trips coming soon that it can be hard to choose which one(s) to go on. So, let us tell you about them! Join us for the first night in a three part series of Tour Tuesdays where we will explore our wonderful winter wonderland vacations! This episode features Elvis’ Blue Christmas – Memphis & Nashville, Oglebay Festival of Lights, Fredericksburg, VA Holiday, and Vermont Country Christmas.

Holiday-Themed Vacations – Part II

Recorded October 5, 2021

Spending time during the holiday season experiencing travel and building memories is what people cherish most. Learn about the wonderful destinations we travel to and you won’t be able to pass up an opportunity to experience our country at the most wonderful time of the year. Tonight’s episode features the following trips: Greenbrier Resort Holiday, Christmas on the Potomac, Savannah New Year’s Eve, and Hershey Holiday.

Holiday-Themed Day-Trips

Recorded October 19, 2021
A day trip at the holidays will deliver memories to last a lifetime. With so many destinations, you’re sure to find a few to experience. Join us to learn more!

Starr’s Broadway Day-Trip Packages 

Recorded November 2, 2021
Starr offers day trip packages with the best shows, great seats, and easy convenient transportation. Hear about the fabulous shows that we offer trips to and get the latest update on Broadway!

Starr’s Cross Country Vacation: A Trip of A Lifetime

Recorded November 23, 2021
This incredible journey is a once-in-a-lifetime experience featuring the most memorable highlights and attractions of each destination as we drive across our beautiful country. Join Starr’s 4-time Cross Country Tour Director, Gene Gray to hear all about this fabulous trip!

Texas and New Orleans

Recorded February 1, 2022
Industry veteran and expert travel planner Elaine Moulder joins us to take us through the itineraries of 2 fabulous trips: our Texas vacation featuring Dallas, San Antonio, Fort Worth, Houston, Waco and the Pioneer Woman’s Mercantile as well as our New Orleans trip featuring a Jazz Bruch, the New Orleans School of Cooking, and so much more.

Carnival Cruises: Alaska, Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, Caribbean, Panama Canal & Western Europe

Recorded February 15, 2022
Join Grace Ambrosia from Carnival Cruise Lines to hear about the 7 great destinations we are sailing to in 2022. Learn more about the magnificent ships, itineraries, shore excursions, onboard dining, entertainment, accommodations and more! If you’re interested in cruising, don’t miss this program!

Fly Trips: America’s Canyonlands, Colorado Train Adventure, From Dublin to London, Italy: Florence, Rome & Venice 

Recorded March 1, 2022
Each year Starr offers a great assortment of fly trips and our partners were on hand to talk about each of these 4 new tours for 2022! You can stay in the USA and visit fabulous places like our National Parks and Colorado OR you can head overseas to explore Italy or England & Ireland. Tune In!

Chicago, Quebec City/Montreal, Niagara Falls

Recorded April 5, 2022
Join some of Starr’s tour directors to hear about 3 popular Starr vacations. Gene Gray tells us all about the windy city of Chicago and its architectural history, Penny Rudolph shares information about our vacation across the border to Quebec City & Montreal, and Jane Estes shares lots of great information about our trips to Niagara Falls.

Maine – Four Great Options!

Recorded May 3, 2022
The largest of the New England states, Maine has so much to see and do from its rocky coastline, maritime history and nature areas like Acadia National Park. Nancy Bloch, our Maine expert tour planner talks about Starr’s 4 fabulous vacations to Maine in great detail. Hear about Ogunquit, Maine in the Springtime; Maine Moosin’; Maine’s Rocky Coast; and our fall foliage program: Majestic Maine.

Branson, MO: Shows! Shows! Shows! and Starr’s Birthday Bash in Louisville, KY

Recorded June 7, 2022
Hear from industry expert Mark Miller as he takes us through these 2 great vacations. Check out this brand-new Starr Birthday bash to Kentucky (Celebrate 75 years of Starr!) and hear all about our fabulous trip to Branson with 4 Fantastic Shows! You don’t want to miss this informative program!

Lake Erie, PA: The Great Lake and Myrtle Beach, SC

Recorded July 5, 2022
Join Karen Coate as she tells what we can expect on these two great trips. Lake Erie is a beautiful, less-traveled destination that brings lots of beauty and history to our itinerary. Myrtle Beach is tons of fun with shows, shopping and of course the beach! Our all-suite beachfront hotel has a private balcony for all! Come learn more with us!

Ohio’s Treasures and Outer Banks, NC

Recorded August 2, 2022
After watching this session, you’re sure to sign up for either of these 2 fabulous destinations. The best of Ohio is featured on this former mystery tour to the Buckeye state that was rated 5 stars by Starr’s discerning tour guests in 2019. Hear about the fabulous Outer Banks (from a native!) and all there is to do along the North Carolina coastline.

Holiday-themed multi-day Vacations

Recorded September 6, 2022
We’ve got 3 new vacations for the holiday season that you’ll love! A fabulous trip to Boston with accommodations at a 5-Star hotel! A trip to Virginia Beach for Thanksgiving that’s rich in history. And a trip to Ring in the New Year in Pittsburgh!

Holiday-themed day trips

Recorded October 4, 2022
Starr has lots of great holiday trips for you! Join us to hear about all the favorites and some new trips too!

Florida 2023: Daytona Beach, Orlando & Phillies Spring Training in Clearwater!

Recorded November 1, 2022
Join us to hear all about these 3 wonderful Florida Vacations timed perfectly to bring you out of the cold and into the warm Florida Sun. Choose from Daytona Beach, Orlando and Phillies Spring Training in Clearwater or choose all 3!

2023 Fly Vacations: Britain Sampler, California Coast & Yosemite, and Canyon Country.

Recorded December 6, 2022
Join us for a sneak preview of our 2023 fly vacations! You can stay in the USA and hear about the California Coast & Yosemite tour and the Canyon Country Experience tour OR you can head overseas to explore and enjoy a perfect sampling of Britain. Tune in!