What We Do

TakeTours.com is the leading website for booking multi-day guided bus tours and one-day sightseeing trips. We offer a selection of over 80,000 hand-picked tour packages from more than 2,000 destinations worldwide.

TakeTours' online booking system makes it easy for travelers to pinpoint their perfect vacation plans amongst the wide range selection by using our advanced filter options. Customers can utilize our online tools to compare tour information, scan through customer reviews and feedbacks, look for travel companions and more. In addition to booking established tour products, customers can even customize itineraries using our private tour service.

We also know how important it is for our customers to plan their vacation on-the-go, so we have developed an in-house, customized mobile website and mobile app to easily find book tours anywhere and anytime.

Download the TakeTours free app from the App Store or Google Play:

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Who We Are

TakeTours.com, website by Ivy Media Corporation, is a Boston-based online travel marketplace which provides a wide range of tour products featuring over 2000 destinations worldwide. We partner with hundreds of tour operators around the globe and deliver their services to travel-enthusiasts, and we are always seeking to accomplish a comprehensive product profile. Our team is committed to bringing travelers the best-valued and high-quality travel experiences.

Our Founder

Dr. Xiangping (Jimmy) Chen, founded IvyMedia Corporation (GotoBus.com) in 2000 and TakeTours.com (TakeTours, Inc. in 2014) later in 2011. Prior to founding IvyMedia Corporation, he held various software development and management positions at PTC and SolidWorks. He was quite active in computer science research and his publications were well received in the Computer Aided Design research community.
Dr. Chen has a Ph.D. from Computer Science at Purdue University; as well as a Master's and Bachelor's Degree from Zhejiang University.

Meet the Team

Developer

  • A group of talented tech savvies who is responsible for the technology upon which our website runs on. Our team is committed to a wide range of responsibilities including daily maintenance, design and upgrade website and web applications, including all the infrastructures.

Marketing

  • We handle responsibilities such as upgrading SEO performance, branding, maintaining and seeking partnerships. We are also the creative force driving our corporate communications to spread out our brand story to the community.

Product Management

  • Our product team is devoted to establishing a competitive product strategy. We are analytical thinkers who are always looking for ways to better present our products as well as gaining a more complete and comprehensive product profile to meet up with consumer needs.

Editing

  • Everything you see on our website is posted by our editing team. We are the ones with the most patience and attention to details to make sure our travelers always get the most updated information.

Customer Support

  • We offer 24/7 excellent customer service with support by our team located on 4 offices around the globe. We are always prepared to serve our customers via phone, email, and livechat.

Corporate Operation

  • From new employee training to executive support, our accounting, human resources, and administrative team make sure to provide an engaging and efficient working environment for our employees.

Project Management

We build a pathway between each department and our developers’ team. We take care of requests from each team and communicate with developers until they deliver the result.

Company History

TakeTours.com was officially launched in 2011 as a spin-off from GotoBus.com. It was released as a dedicated website for a variety of tour services from 1-day city tours and attraction tickets, to multi-day guided bus tours including transportation, sightseeing, and hotel accommodation. In its early years, TakeTours significantly expanded its geographical reach by adding vacation packages in different countries and covering over 2,000 destinations.

Milestones

  • July: TakeTours revamps website with new responsive design
    April: TakeTours mobile website improves design and user experience
    February: Hotels are available on mobile websites and apps
    2016
  • September: Industry leading tool to build customized private tours is released
    2015
  • October: TakeTours mobile app is released on the App Store and Google Play
    July: First Europe office opens in Bratislava, Slovakia
    April: Major revamp on tour search results improves user experience
    January: TakeTours.com releases customized mobile website.
    January: TakeTours, Inc. was formed to operate taketours.com website.
    2014
  • June: Second US office opens in Los Angeles, CA
    2013
  • January: Launch of industry-first tour and pre-post hotel package deals
    2012
  • TakeTours.com is introduced as a dedicated website for tour services (a spin-off GotoBus)
    2011

About Our Services

TakeTours.com offers an extensive variety of tour packages from all around the world covering over 1,000 destinations.


  • Multi-day guided bus tours (different languages)

  • One-day city tours

  • Adrenaline adventure tours

  • Food and wine tours

  • Attraction tickets and passes

  • Private/customized tours

  • Popular shows

  • Hotels around the world

We are pleased to serve our customers with 24hr customer service via phone, email and live chat. Our increasing presence around the world helps us to be always available for you.


  • 19 Broadway
    Arlington MA 02474 (Headquarters)

  • 8811 East Garvey Ave. Rosemead CA 91770

  • Stara Vajnorska 11 Bratislava Slovakia 831 04

  • 13F Building A Lianqiang
    249 Wensan Road
    Hangzhou China 310012

Customer support (24/7): Contact Us
Email: support@taketours.com

Business Partners: marketing@taketours.com

The customer service number: US toll free number, +1-617-500-7002
The corporate contact number: +1-617-354-2101
Fax: 617-354-2109

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Careers

Looking to join our team?

If you love travel and technology, you are looking in the right direction to start your career!

TakeTours is rapidly growing and we are always on the lookout for talented people to join our team and helping them to develop their career. We are open to accept resumes for talented individuals interested in joining our company.

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

Working with TakeTours

We are always looking to add quality bus and tour services from quality bus and tour operators. Please fill the application for tour operator.
Click here to access the link: Vendor Parnership
Marketing team will get back to you within 3-5 business days. Else, please feel free to contact us via email: marketing@taketours.com
We can have you up and running in just a few days.

Why Partner with Us?

  • Increase your bookings: We promote your products through our website and market them online to targeted audience groups.
  • Get worldwide coverage: We expose your products to our worldwide audience. Become part of the world’s leading online ticketing marketplace for tours and vacation packages.

Booking System

  • Smart inventory control means that it does not allow you to over-sell your products and services. It complies with your settings on product inventories.
  • The system generates clean booking reports based on service date and schedule.
  • You can edit products as well as available and sold inventory. This means that you control your own inventory.
  • We use SSL to handle all sensitive information.

No/Low Monthly Service Cost

  • You only pay us commission when a booking is made.
  • If we do not make sales for you, we advertise your products for free.

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