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TerrorTours Travel Agency
Asia|Europe|North America|South America
V|E|M|G|R|L ★ Vault Original

Welcome to TerrorTours Travel Agency! With offices located throughout the world, including in London's Diagon Alley, TerrorTours is the premier travel agency in the magical world. TerrorTours offers a wide variety of activities, from ghost tours and hag hunts to stays in vampire inhabited castles and ancient ruins. Despite starting during the Victorian Era as a travel agency for those looking to take ghost tours and visits to renown murder scenes within England, TerrorTours does not deal exclusively in frightfully fun vacations. The agency caters to travelers of all sorts, from newlyweds to extended families, and will work with people to create the perfect vacation experience. They offer a full array of travel planning services, including all-inclusive vacation packages, as well as single ticket items like ghost tours or coastal whale watching.

Information

Location
True to its history, TerrorTours occupies a large, looming Victorian Gothic home in London, England. Through the narrow door and a walk down a long hallway, a client is standing in what could easily be a living room from the same era. Dusty cups, picture frames with black and white photos, and a clock sit on the mantle above the fireplace. There could be other clients waiting in the living room, sipping at tea or flipping through the catalog of various trips the company has to offer.

One by one, travel agents come down the stairs to greet clients and bring them up to the parlors-turned-offices on the second floor of the home. An old woman hobbles in occasionally, without a word, to collect the used cutlery, serve tea, and sandwiches before shuffling off to what must be the kitchens in the back of the home. The rest of the staff's pleasant dispositions greatly contrast with the layout of the building, but one mustn't think too hard on it.

History & Services
Non-magical Victorian England became obsessed with death, murder, and the supernatural starting in the mid-1800s. Murder scenes and death masks were all the rage. Then came Madam Tussaud who created a special room in her museum that featured anything that could be considered macabre. Dark motives, spirits, and tarot cards became less taboo and more interesting, especially among the lower classes though a handful of upper class wives also took an interest in it.

The magical community wasn't impervious to this hype either so an intrepid young wizard decided to capitalize on this. Through his connections with owners of haunted properties, diviners, and plain old good storytellers, TerrorTours was created and operated out of the young man's home. Both non-magical and magical clients soon came through his door, looking to book trips and tours to places considered gruesome, grisly, and downright dreadful.

TerrorTours enjoyed great success throughout the Victorian Era. But intense interest in the things that built the company waned slightly so TerrorTours adjusted. The company still provides trips and tours to haunted houses (and also books clients' stay in them) and famous castles belonging to some of the most powerful witches and wizards like Vlad Tepes (so they claim). However, they also provide services to seemingly mundane locations: the United States, Eastern Europe, Asia, and South America just to name a few. Through TerrorTours, travelers can book everything with them: transportation, accommodations, and adventure & restaurant packages.

Work For Us!

Job Ideas: Tour Guide, Ticket Seller, Booking Specialist, Adventure Tester

TerrorTours Travel Agency is an original business created by the Vault713 staff. Anyone is welcome to play characters working and attending this location, and are welcome to help expand this business' features. To suggest ideas or ask questions about this business, please PM one of the Admins.