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Following the acquisition of City Discovery by VELTRA Corporation in February 2016, the decision has been made to close the City Discovery brand and consolidate its operations.

VELTRA will continue to serve travelers the best tours, activities and transfers worldwide through its website:

Previous bookings with City Discovery will be organized as normal.

We want to express our sincerest gratitude to our loyal customers who have been with us in the last 15 years. We value your patronage and hope you will book again with us through VELTRA (

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Press Release offers Sweetheart Deals for Valentines

January 19, 2010 – With less than a month to go to plan the perfect romantic Valentine getaway, steps up with many ways to celebrate February 14th. The travel website’s romance-themed specials include both traditional romance and quirky offbeat activities that couples are sure to enjoy. Balloon tours, outdoor adventures, food and wine activities, and unusual sightseeing tours are available in Paris, London, Florence, Venice, Los Cabos, Saint Petersburg, Luxor, and Dubai and can be reserved in advance through or its customer service hotline (+1 866-988-8687).

“We offer a unique and creative solution to Valentine’s Day,” says Alessia Bianco, senior product manager at “Besides the traditional chocolate and flowers gift, travel to top destinations can be a memorable gift and an excellent way to spend Valentines. With over 150 unusual things to do ranging from romantic horse and carriage tours in Paris to exhilarating Ferrari sightseeing tours in the French Riviera, as well as over 80 air and balloon activities across Europe and other famous places, our customers are assured of a variety of choices.”

This Valentines, the website highlights the following activities and destinations. Advance booking is recommended to ensure tour availability since popular tours sell out fast.

As the undisputed romance capital of the world, Paris is definitely for lovers with show and dinner cruise packages, food and wine tours, even a Romantic Horse and Carriage ride.

London’s lovers' offerings includes a ride on The London Eye, a day trip to nearby Bath, Stonehenge and Windsor, a dinner cruise on the Thames and even a Medieval Venetian Ball.

A gondola ride, chocolate tasting, and a spa experience await couples in Italy. Check out Falling in Love in Venice on Valentine's Day and a Special Saint Valentine's Day in Florence.

Couples longing for warm weather and sandy beaches can bask in Mexico’s sailing cruises, whale watching, and spa activities including the Los Cabos Romantic Valentine's Getaway.

Visit the Summer Palaces of royalty with Russia’s Valentine's Day Royal Residences Tour (Pushkin + Pavlovsk) + Palace Festal Dinner in Saint Petersburg. Take a trip back in time as you imagine the grand ballrooms hosting elegant receptions, galas and masquerades.

Even the hardest hearts will enjoy a romantic bird’s-eye view of the city of their choice from Helicopter tours in New York, Las Vegas or Los Angeles to Balloon tours in Luxor, Dubai, Gstaad, Barcelona and Paris.

For more Valentine holiday ideas, go to and enter ‘Valentine’ in search. Airport transfers can be booked alongside activities through the site’s sister company,

Tours can also be booked online with City Discovery Gift Travel Certificates available in four currencies (USD, GBD, EUR and AUD) and denominations between 25 and 500. Gift certificates can be purchased directly from the site.

For featured travel experiences and photos by customers, read the City Discovery Travel Blog and follow on Facebook and Twitter.

About City Discovery City Discovery is a leading provider of sightseeing tours, travel experiences and ground transportation worldwide. With over 5,000 carefully selected travel activities in 400 destinations and user-friendly features such as traveler reviews, wishbox, suggested itineraries and gift certificates, City Discovery sells directly to consumers through and a network of over 7,500 travel agencies and affiliates. City Discovery is available in 15 languages and has offices in USA, France, Greece, Italy, Brazil, and the Philippines.

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