Mayflower Tours, located in Downers Grove, Illinois, is a professional tour operator handling individual and group escorted tour arrangements. Mayflower offers tours throughout the World.
Value-added traveling at affordable prices is Mayflower’s specialty. Tours are designed for travelers looking for the fullest travel experience at a great price value. Since its inception, Mayflower’s pricing niche has been in the mid range price category. Last year, almost 30,000 travelers took an escorted vacation with one of the three divisions of Mayflower Tours. Each Mayflower Tour has a professional Tour Manager on board to ensure the trip goes smoothly. Mayflower Tours works closely with travel agents to sell to individual travelers throughout the world. The company offers free marketing support in the form of travel presentations, videos, customized promotional flyers and newsletter articles.
The company is active in the United States Tour Operators Association, the National Tour Association, the American Society of Travel Agents, American Bus Association and the Travel Industry Association of America.
John and Mary Stachnik started Mayflower Tours in 1979. John, president and co-owner of Mayflower Tours, entered the travel industry in 1966 when he began working for a Washington D.C.hotel company. From 1970-1978 John was founder, part owner and president of an Illinois-based tour company which grew to more than 36,000 passengers a year. John’s wife Mary serves as co-owner and senior vice president for the Mayflower Group. Together they live in Downers Grove, Illinois.