Collette has shared which destinations and tours that are trending for 2023, and clients are apparently choosing Italy, Africa, and Central America.
Collette’s new “Best of Italy” Small Groups Explorations Tour allows travellers to experience its most prominent sites such as Venice, the Romagna Countryside, Florence, and Rome while immersing themselves into the country’s culture.
Collette says its clients value the flexibility featured in tours, which is why guests have multiple chances to decide how they’d like to experience what the country has to offer.
Travellers can book their spot on the “Best of Italy” for as early as April 23, 2023, for prices starting at $5,741.10 CAD pp.
“Our ‘Best of Italy’ Small Groups Explorations Tour is a fantastic way for travellers to enjoy Italian culture. On this new tour, they’ll be able to make their own decisions on what they’d like to experience during their trip,” said Jaclyn Leibl-Cote, president and chief brand officer at Collette.
Collette says it saw a "surge in rave reviews" of its “Colours of Morocco” small group explorations tour in 2022.
Travellers have been enjoying their time on the 15-day tour through Morocco.
A total of 155 different travellers left feedback on the tour, rating the experience as only-excellent 85 per cent of the time.
Spots on tours are available from Jan. 26 through Feb. 9, 2023 are available with prices starting at $4,510.57 CAD pp.
Collette’s “Exploring South Africa, Victoria Falls, & Botswana” small group Explorations tour has been another trending product into 2023, the company says.
The 15-day tour’s itinerary features a home hosted dinner with a Capetonian family, a visit to an elephant sanctuary, and a daylong journey through the Cape winelands, where clients are able to enjoy the Dutch architecture as well as some fine wine.
There are still seats available on tours starting on Jan. 13, 2023, with prices as low as $6,834.91 CAD pp.
“Travellers are flocking to explore Africa with Collette’s explorations tours,” said Jeff Roy, executive vice-president of revenue management and pricing at Collette.
“What makes Collette’s Africa tours unique is that on top of the opportunity to explore the wildlife, travellers have the chance to enjoy the unique and rich culture of Africa. We’re happy that travellers have been taking the opportunity to plan life-changing experiences with Collette.”
Travellers on Collette’s 13-day, 12-night small group tour, Costa Rica: A World of Nature, will also be immersed in natural surroundings throughout the journey.
Pricing starts at $3,963.67 CAD pp for seats on tours for as early as Jan. 8, 2023.
“This is a chance to take in Costa Rica from many angles with a focus on all the beauty and wildlife the country has to offer. The incredible experiences in Tortuguero National Park truly set this tour apart," said Diana Ditto, senior director of product marketing.
With Collette’s Travel Protection Plan, travellers get a full money-back refund if they need to cancel – up to 24 hours before departure. Travel advisors will also earn advanced commission.