LOS ANGELES, Calif. – July 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Calig Travel, a $5 million cruise and leisure agency located in Woodland Hills, California has reached an agreement to join Altour as part of their new office expansion in the Encino/Sherman Oaks, California area which will open in October 2005.

Marsha Calig has been in the industry for 28 years and has been using her own personal experiences to fashion her business since she and her late husband, Milton, founded the company in 1983. Calig Travel is primarily a leisure agency that focuses on cruise groups.

Gail Toushin, who has been with Marsha for 8 years, will be the new branch manager for the Altour Encino/Sherman Oaks office. Gail is a former LPGA golf pro and, prior to getting in the travel industry 10 years ago, was a successful golf pro and teacher.

Marsha created “People Without Partners,” a new division at Calig World Travel & Cruises designed for single, divorced and widowed travelers seeking comfort in numbers.

Altour, ranked among the top agencies in the country, posted sales of $334 million in 2004 through its offices in Los Angeles, New York, London and Paris.

Altour is a member of Signature Travel Network, a 170-member agency cooperative, with more than $1 billion in sales.

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News issued by: Altour

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Original Story ID: (569) :: 2005-07-0713-003

Original Keywords: Altour, Signature Travel Network, Marsha Calig, Encino, California, People Without Partners, Calig World Travel Cruises, former LPGA golf pro, travel industry, Woodland Hills Altour

NEWS SOURCE: Altour | Published: 2005-07-13 15:38:00

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