Grand Circle Corporation is a global enterprise—comprised of a family of travel companies—committed to changing people’s lives by offering high-impact experiences to our travelers and building local communities through philanthropy, social entrepreneurship, and volunteerism. Grand Circle Travel offers distinctive international vacations for older Americans. Established in 1958 by Ethel Andrus, educator and founder of the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), we view world travel as a powerful lever for lifelong learning. We make it accessible through trips that deliver unmatched discoveries, leisurely pacing, more travel choices, and comprehensive value. And our award-winning cruise division operates Grand Circle Cruise Line Small Ship Cruise Tours and River Cruise vacations. The fleet consists of 50- to 250-passenger vessels that we either own or privately charter. All our ships are operated exclusively for Grand Circle Cruise Line, and have been custom-built according to your specifications. Our mission is to be the world leader in international travel, adventure, and discovery for American travelers over 50—providing impactful and intercultural experiences that significantly improve the quality of their lives. We also strive to be a great company—providing a workplace that is stimulating, fulfilling, and meaningful to our associates.
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