1 May 2012

DENVER, Colorado, May 1, 2012 -- The deeply-rooted tradition of excellence from Nakhal & CIE, Lebanon's premier tour operator, is now joined with the most trusted name in sightseeing, Gray Line.

The ancient land of Lebanon is any traveler's dream, especially for those with a respect for the history of the Middle East. The local experts at Nakhal & CIE--now Gray Line Lebanon--will be there to help you discover the magic of this beautiful destination.

Dale Berridge, Vice President of Sales at Gray Line Worldwide, on why Nakhal & CIE was chosen as the newest bearer of the blue diamond logo: "As the oldest name in sightseeing, we have a reputation to uphold. Nakhal & CIE understands this legacy, since they themselves have been operating in Lebanon since 1959." Berridge continues, "We're thrilled to know that our clientele will be in very capable hands with the new Gray Line Lebanon."

Providing sightseeing to such popular destinations as the world-famous Cedars of Lebanon, the Jeita Grottos, and ancient Phoenician city Byblos, Gray Line Lebanon also offers airport transfers and attraction ticketing, partnering with several well-known names in travel. For a full list of product offerings, visit www.grayline.com/lebanon.

About Nakhal & CIE

With more than 52 years of experience in Lebanese travel and sightseeing, Nakhal & CIE is a pioneer in the field. Its staff of 125 experienced travel experts oversees operations year-round in all aspects of the tourism industry.

About Gray Line

Serving over 700 destinations worldwide, Gray Line invented the art of sightseeing and serves as the industry leader in tours, activities and attractions. Founded in 1910, primarily offering excursions throughout North America, the company has since grown into a multi-faceted, global sightseeing powerhouse specializing in well-rounded destination experiences that include adventure and eco tours, luxury tour services, budget-friendly activities, as well as culinary, cultural and historical pursuits. The company is headquartered in Denver, Colorado. www.grayline.com.

Contact

Beth Hengeveld, Gray Line Corporation | 1835 Gaylord Street, Denver, Colorado 80206 USA | Tel: 303.394.6928 | Fax: 303.394.6950 | Email: beth@grayline.com