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Getting to know us – Emilie Martell, Tour Coordinator

Posted March 25th, 2019 |

Getting to know us – Emilie Martell, Tour Coordinator

Tell us about yourself Hi there! My name is Emilie Martell and I was born and raised in Prince Edward Island. I now live in Stratford with my husband Matt. One of my first memories is traveling with my family. Every summer my parents would take us to Nova Scotia for a week, and we would see the sites. At 16 I had the opportunity to travel to North Carolina with my parents and little sister Sophie (seeing many States in-between) to stay with family friends. That year my parents took Sophie and I to Cuba for the first time. It was amazing! In...

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Things to Do Indoors on Prince Edward Island

Posted February 4th, 2019 |

Things to Do Indoors on Prince Edward Island

Hi everyone, Tour Coordinator Bryanna here! There is so much to do on Prince Edward Island that it is almost impossible to name everything! PEI is known for its red sandstone cliffs, pink sandy beaches, sand dunes, gorgeous lighthouses, and of course Anne of Green Gables. What many visitors don’t know is that there are lots of things to do inside as well. Our team has come up with a list of indoor activities to do on PEI that are fun for everyone! We have broken our list down into three main categories: Entertainment, Shopping, and...

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Unique Charlottetown Hotels

Posted January 3rd, 2019 |

Unique Charlottetown Hotels

Charlottetown is home to some awesome hotel accommodations.  While we have many classic hotel brands that you may be used to like Delta Hotels by Marriott, Holiday Inns, and Comfort Inn brands, we also have many properties that have been family owned and operated for many years. We are very thankful to work with most of these family owned properties and even provide their staff with product training on our tours. Rodd Hotels and Resorts First up is a brand well known in the Maritimes of Canada.  The Rodd Brand was founded by Wally Rodd and...

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Top 10 reasons to visit Prince Edward Island in 2019

Posted December 13th, 2018 |

Top 10 reasons to visit Prince Edward Island in 2019

Hi there, Tour Coordinator Katie here! There are so many reasons to fall in love with Prince Edward Island (PEI).  I have been lucky enough to live on PEI for almost my entire life and I really couldn’t imagine living anywhere else.  I live in St. Peter’s Bay which is a rural community 45 minutes east of our capital city, Charlottetown.  Most days I experience the most breath-taking sunsets, scenic drives, and coastal views that anyone could ask for.  This leads me in to our “Top Ten Reasons to visit Prince Edward Island in 2019”. 1.The...

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Awards & Nominations

Posted November 20th, 2018 |

Awards & Nominations

Target Tours is very proud to have been nominated for a few awards this fall! Target Tours is the parent company of Target Tours Atlantic. As such, it shares some office staff and guide staff and operates from the same location. These awards recognize operations for both branches of the company. The first is through the Greater Charlottetown Chamber of Commerce in the Workplace Excellence Award category. This category recognizes the efforts of companies providing employees with a positive, healthy, and productive workplace. We were absolutely...

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The Target Tours Atlantic Team Shares PEI Secrets

Posted September 13th, 2018 |

The Target Tours Atlantic Team Shares PEI Secrets

Now that you’ve heard from all of our Driver-Guides we think it’s time you hear from some of the other superstars at Target Tours Atlantic. While you might not get to meet them face to face Katie and Bryanna are always hard at work helping you get ready for your visit to PEI. Whether it’s taking your reservation, updating you on your tour, or answering general questions about PEI (which they love to do) our office team is always there to go above and beyond. They have even been mentioned in a few of our TripAdvisor reviews...

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Getting to know us – Peter Holland, Driver- Guide

Posted August 21st, 2018 |

Getting to know us – Peter Holland, Driver- Guide

You may have read their bios but we feel like it’s about time you REALLY got to know our Driver-Guides. Sixth in our series is Driver – Guide: Peter Holland   What is your favorite stop when you tour guests around PEI? Why? My favorite place is the lighthouse in Covehead but you have to go past it and right down to the water. The views are spectacular and the lighthouse makes a perfect back drop for a picture. How do you make your tours special? Engage your guests. Make them feel completely comfortable and safe. Ask questions so...

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Getting to know us – Frank McCloskey, Driver-Guide

Posted August 21st, 2018 |

Getting to know us – Frank McCloskey, Driver-Guide

You may have read their bios but we feel like it’s about time you REALLY got to know our Driver-Guides. Fifth in our series is Driver – Guide: Frank McCloskey What is your favorite stop when you tour guests around PEI? Why? It is difficult to chose one favourite stop, when Prince Edward Island has so many interesting and beautiful areas.  Saying that, I love showcasing The Dunes with its gardens, Island made crafts, and beautiful art.  Visitors love this stop! How do you make your tours special? I am as interested in my passengers as...

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Getting to know us – Kevin McNeil, Driver-Guide

Posted August 17th, 2018 |

Getting to know us – Kevin McNeil, Driver-Guide

You may have read their bios but we feel like it’s about time you REALLY got to know our Driver-Guides. Fourth in our series is Driver – Guide: Kevin McNeil What is your favorite stop when you tour guests around PEI? Why? It is difficult to pinpoint a particular stop as it continually changes for me with each tour. If I have a young family or individuals who love animals, my favourite stop that day may be “The Great Canadian Soap Factory” with the goats. If my guests are looking for those perfect scenic photos, then my favourite stop may...

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Getting to know us – Jack DesRoches, Driver-Guide

Posted August 17th, 2018 |

Getting to know us – Jack DesRoches, Driver-Guide

You may have read their bios but we feel like it’s about time you REALLY got to know our Driver-Guides. Third in our series is Private Driver – Guide: Jack DesRoches What is your favorite stop when you tour guests around PEI? Why? Favorite stops are The Dunes and The PEI Preserves Company. The Dunes is such an eclectic and unique location with the beautiful pottery, Island art gallery, gardens, Indonesian relics, clothing, jewelry, and a fantastic lookout view. PEI Preserves has a production viewing portal, tasting bar, tea samples,...

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