Italy, Morocco, South Africa and Costa Rica all trending for Collette in 2023

Italy, Morocco, South Africa and Costa Rica all trending for Collette in 2023

TORONTO — Collette is offering the trade a sneak peek at its trending destinations and tours for 2023.

The company, North America’s longest-running tour operator, says travellers are flocking to Italy, Africa, and Central America.

Topping the list, Collette’s new ‘Best of Italy’ Small Groups Explorations Tour allows travellers to experience Venice, the Romagna countryside, Florence and Rome while immersing themselves into the country’s culture. Travellers can book their spot on ‘Best of Italy’ for as early as April 23, 2023, for prices starting at Cdn$5,741.10 per person.

“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, Collette’s President and Chief Brand Officer.

Collette’s 15-day ‘Colors of Morocco’ small group explorations tour, which got rave reviews in 2022, is still going strong for 2023. Last year a total of 155 different travellers left feedback on the tour, rating the experience as only-excellent 85% of the time. For 2023, spots on tours are available from Jan. 26 through Feb. 9, 2023 with prices starting at $4,510.57 per person.

Meanwhile Collette’s ‘Exploring South Africa, Victoria Falls & Botswana’ small group Explorations tour, also 15 days, has been another trending product into 2023. There are still seats available on tours starting on Jan. 13, 2023, with prices from $6,834.91 per person.

“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.”

Diana Ditto, Senior Director of Product Marketing, points to Collette’s 13-day small group tour, ‘Costa Rica: A World of Nature’, as another winner. The popular tour features two nights at a remote resort in the heart of Tortuguero National Park. Pricing starts at $3,963.67 per person for seats on tours for as early as Jan. 8, 2023.

Says Ditto: “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.”

When clients add Collette’s Travel Protection Plan, they get a full money-back refund if they need to cancel – up to 24 hours before departure. Travel advisors also earn advanced commission.