Welcome to The Travel Nook
We are unlike your typical travel agency. We are full service custom tour & travel operators specializing in refined vacation packages on land & at sea! As Travel Advisors, we bring so much to the table. Whether a celebration milestone, a group adventure or a luxury, once-in-a-lifetime vacation holiday, The Travel Nook provides customized inclusive itineraries to the most desired destinations.
With over 20 years in the tour & travel industry, we have curated a hand-picked team of preferred and vetted partners across the globe. Distinguished quality product & services as well as our detail-oriented certifications such as Events at Sea, Special Needs and Certified Travel Industry Executive* are what separate us from the rest. We invest in you.
Our promise to you is a seamless experience from your first consultation, through the entire travel journey & beyond your return. Whether there are two guests or 200, you can be confident that you'll be taken care of.... Like family.
We encourage you to schedule a complimentary consultation to experience our unparalleled customer service. Know what you're looking for? A bucket list trip, a family reunion, honeymoon or a group celebration? We're here to discuss your wish-list and more. We are also happy to organize a group visit for organizations within the tri-state area! We do all the work, so you can travel with comfort & confidence.
And that's something that NO online agency could ever deliver.
We look forward to having you join our Travel Nook Family.
The Travel Nook
WE MAKE MEMORIES
The Story Behind The Pineapple
Some historians believe this custom was first introduced in Europe by wealthy travelers returning from the New World who found pineapples hung outside the entrances to Caribbean villages. They were greeted warmly by the native people and believed the pineapple to be a sign of welcome. Others claim a pineapple was placed on the home gates of sea captains to alert the townsfolk of their safe return from the tropics. It served as an invitation by the family to stop by for refreshments and hear tales of the captain’s time at sea. In 1770, prior to the Revolutionary War, the pricey pineapple played the role of peacemaker. Government officials utilized pineapples at banquets to keep business relations strong between the colonies planter class & the British Crown. The pineapple was meant to bridge the growing gap between the motherland and her subjects during a period of uneasy peace. After the war, Southern planters saw the pineapple as a cash crop opportunity & the pineapple became a symbol of the newly-minted United States of America, an attainable figure of welcome, individuality and fierce independence.
And so... The pineapple was no longer a frivolous exhibit of wealth possessed by a small minority, but an accessible gesture of neighborliness and unconditional hospitality. As it still is today.
Adapted Excerpt from Beth McKibben
PEACE OF MIND
We have guests all over the world. So technically, we are always open to our guests in transit. Our team is accessible providing confidence across the globe.
TRAVEL DESK HOURS
By Appointment Only
Our Travel Desk is closed on all major & Federal holidays & holiday weekends, however we are on-call for all our guests in transit around the clock.
Tel (718) 673-2211
The Travel Nook
213-37 39th Ave. #365
Bayside, NY 11361
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The Travel Nook
213-37 39th Ave, #365, Bayside, NY 11361, US
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