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"We have used MARS for over 15 years as our exclusive DC destination management operator. Their personal service, attention to detail, and planning is the best in the business. Our tours depend on quality service from all of our suppliers, and MARS hs always exceeded the expectations of our clients. If you are a student group, tour operator, group organizer, or any other club or organization looking to go to DC, I highly recommend MARS as your DC group planner."

Joey Spellerberg

Moostash Joe Tours

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About MARS
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The Leader of Tours to our Nation’s Capital
and the Mid-Atlantic Region...

Mid Atlantic Tours and Receptive Services (MARS) is a leading group tour and receptive services operator, serving as a reliable host to the nation's tour operators, students, scout groups, and various types of organizations requiring customized tour planning services.  

MARS offers planned customized itineraries prepared for travelers and vacationers whether you are arriving by motorcoach (bus), air, or rail. Large groups with multiple buses are welcome. If you have a special request, give us a call 1-800-769-5912. MARS’ experienced professional staff will help make your travel dreams come true.

MARS arranges hotel rooms, meals, entertainment, cruises, escort/guide service, ground transportation, and overnight security for student groups. Our clients include, tour operators, group leaders, adults, seniors, cultural heritage groups, schools, churches, scouts, colleges, military and family reunions, and special interest groups.

As a co-owner of Travel Alliance Partners (TAP), MARS is pleased to offer a wide selection of Guaranteed Scheduled Departure excursions provided by Travel Alliance Partners; all premiere providers of outstanding services; all dedicated to a higher standard of business practices. Guaranteed Departures means that (1) your tour will operate on the dates it is scheduled and will not be cancelled due to lack of participation (some restrictions may apply) and (2) you are assured a quality tour.

MARS Headquarters, Stephens City, VA     Photo courtsey of MARS Staff