Sunny Land Tours was established in 1964 by Elie Sidawi, and incorporated in New Jersey in 1969.
Elie grew up in Lebanon, and as a young man he Mr. Elie Sidawi - Chairman & CEO of Sunny Land Tours, Inc. was working for one of the largest tour operators in the world. He started Sunny Land Tours immediately after coming to the United States, and in a mere couple years Sunny Land grew to be one of the largest specialists to Egypt and the Middle East, and had been known as a Mediterranean and Middle East specialist tour operator until early 1980s.
By mid 1980 company expanded its product line to Central America and South America, and as a result of this move Costa Rica, Brazil, Peru and Galapagos have become one of Sunny Land's most important destinations.
Sunny Land Tours today is a financially stable, insured and bonded tour company, with over 40 years experience, dedicated to providing the ultimate satisfaction to their valued clientele.
Sunny Land Tours today grows at a pace of 15% to 20% annually.
Sunny Land provides a friendly and nurturing atmosphere to its employees. Majority of the company's employees have been with the company over 10 years, which translates into having a very competent and knowledgeable team to serve clients better.
Sunny Land takes pride in investing in and educating its sales agents: company's all sales agents have visited most of the key destinations featured. Retail travel agents and travelers alike, appreciate Sunny Land's friendly and personal attention and unbeatable destination knowledge.
Award Winning Sunny Land Tours
Sunny Land has been recognized and received many awards by the governments of Kenya, Turkey, Egypt, Jordan, Venezuela and Costa Rica for its help in developing tourism to these countries.
Sunny Land Tours is the only two time recipient of the "Amigo de Costa Rica" Award (1995 and 2002). Amigo de Costa Rica is regarded as the highest award for tourism to Costa Rica.
Lori Sidawi, President of Sunny Land Tours, Costa Rica, S.A. is best recognized for her efforts toward blending eco-tourism into traditional product lines and for introducing the eco-tourism destinations of Central and South America.
Most notable is her involvement with the Costa Rican tourism industry; in 1995, Sunny Land Tours was awarded an honor of excellence by the former president Jose Maria Figueres.
Earlier in her career Lori, has also won the 100 Rising Stars Award given by the Travel Agent Magazine and she has been chosen among the Top 100 Most Influential Women of the Travel Industry.
21 Old Kings Road North, Suite B-212, Palm Coast, FL 32137
Phone: (386) 449-0059
Elie Sidawi - Chairman & CEO
Robert Repsher - CFO
Greg Sidawi -Treasurer
Maria Fernanda Orozco