History of SouthAmerica.travel

Milestones and Significant Events

History of Southamerica.travel

1999

Founding of Universal Understanding GmbH in Stuttgart, Germany, with mission of exploring culture ties to Brazil.

2000

Founding of Universal Understanding LLC in the USA, launch of our 4star Brazil Tours website promoting expert custom tour planning to Brazil.

2001

Launch of Argentina Tours and Chile Tours websites, under the new umbrella website 4star South America Tours website - set for further expansion across South America.

2002

Founding of 4star Turismo do Brasil, Ltda as Brazilian Incoming Operator in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Peru Tours and Bolivia Tours added as travel destinations.

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2003

Acquisition of South America flight consolidator Value Travel in Washington DC, relaunched as 4star South America Tours.

2004

Ecuador Tours and Uruguay Tours added as destinations.

2005

Founding of 4 star Turismo del Peru as Peruvian Incoming Operator in Lima, Peru and 4star Turismo (Argentina) S.R.L. as Argentina Incoming Operator in Bs As, Argentina.

2006

Recognizing the decline in the flight consolidator business, Value Travel is spun off to allow 4starSouthAmerica to concentrate on its core Travel Planning business, and lands contracts with multiple flight consolidators to offer clients more choice at lower prices.

2007

Awarded coveted website www.SouthAmerica.travel by the .travel administrator Tralliance.

2008

Colombia Tours & Paraguay Tours added, as well as expanded Specialty South America Golf Tours, South America Wines Tours, South America Adventure Tours, South America Railway Tours, South America Cruises and Brazil Beach Resorts.

2009

Consolidation of all 4star websites under www.SouthAmerica.travel website. Re-emphasis as 4**** & 5***** South America Specialists. Celebration of 10th anniversary as South America Travel

2012

Flagship US headquarters opens in Seattle, Washington. If you're in the Seattle area, come visit us! We'd love to take you out for a cup of coffee and help you plan your trip to South America.

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2013

Launch of our new corporate image for www.SouthAmerica.travel, including a fresh new innovative website.

2016

New members of Travel Trust and ATOL, assuring UK based travelers protection.

2017

SouthAmerica.travel launches a brand new, interactively responsive website - to help you plan your dream South America tour from your desktop, laptop, iPad or mobile phone!

Testimonials

We are back after a fabulous trip to South America
We are back after a fabulous trip to South America

We are back after 3+ wonderful weeks in S America. Fine food, super sights and of course excellent company of classmates from 40 years ago.

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