Established in 1981, our story is personal and it started with a passion.


In 1981, after working as a minister to senior adults, John combined his passion for travel with a love of watching others discover new destinations. Since then, GOOD NEWS TRAVELS has had the privilege of sharing travel journeys with hundreds of thousands of adults and students. 

After almost 37 years, the most enjoyable part of my job hasn’t changed. I still love taking a travel idea and bring it to life. From idea to a destination, I want our travelers to have an experience they can be proud of to share with others.
— - John Tribble, Founder
 John Tribble, Pikes Peak

John Tribble, Pikes Peak


Tours Designed to Make Everyday Exceptional.

We specialize in custom group travel for adults and students.  We strive for excellence in all areas of travel and will ensure that you have a seamless, safe and unforgettable experience.

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Our knowledgeable team works to make each trip unique, and coordinates all the details.  From the transportation to the daily schedule, hotel, attractions, meals, guides and one of kind experiences- we do it all .  Our resources, seasoned tour managers and attention to detail help you make every moment count.


Travel Consultants


Skip Anders 864.385.7722

Kelley Pfeffer 864.385.7725

Linda Lawson 864.385.7729

Brad Rampey 864.220.3506

Tour Coordination

Donna Tribble
Accounts Manager 864.385.7726


Sarah McCraine
Tour Coordination 864.385.7720

Linda Blackston
Tour Coordination 864.385.7718


Kelley Lagana
Administrative Assistant 864.385.7721


LeeAnn Carroll Marketing  864.385.7724

Tour Managers


Every trip has unique characteristics.  By working closely with you and your group, our qualified tour managers, drivers, local guides and area experts can anticipate challenges and ensure a seamless, safe and unforgettable experience.