In the Press
Discover the latest travel articles and find out what professional travel writers have to say about our Travel Department holidays.
Travel: Sun, sangria and standing out on a coach tour around Andalucia
July 2022. The Press and Journal
Travel Department’s week-long holiday – Highlights of Andalucia – seemed irresistible: accommodation and most meals were included, as well as entry to some of the most astonishing historical sites in Europe.
Taking in the sights and sounds of Riva del Garda
July 2022. Belfast Telegraph
Our Travel Department guide Martin — he was with us for all guided tours and was exceptionally well informed — shared historic titbits of the region.
A look at the New Normal – Things to expect on Guided Tours in 2021
September 2020. The Sunday Post
Flying from Scotland, Travel Department have brought all of these considerations together, launching brand new Light & Relaxed tours departing throughout 2021.
Confidence in Travel Returning Amongst the Over-60s
January 2021. NI Travel News
Travel Department is celebrating 25 years of designing holidays for the curious in 2021 and has already seen positive travel trends for this year among its customers.
Discover classic destinations the light & relaxed way – 5 Travel-tastic things to expect
September 2020. The Courier
Featured excursions across this new range of tours have all been carefully crafted to uncover wonderful places. Whether exploring some of the Algarve's hidden gems or admiring the impressive Dolomites of Italy each tour is packed with incredible experiences.
Silver Travel Awards shortlists unveiled
July 2020. Travel Weekly
Silver Travel Advisor has unveiled the shortlist for its 2020 awards after receiving a record 225,000 votes from members of the public.
Top 10 Destinations in 2020 in 10 Months
January 2020. The Press And Journal
We’ve collated the top destinations you can visit throughout 2020 over the next ten months to help you decide where to go this year.
Travel review: Echoes of the Past along the Amalfi Coast
January 2020. Bristol Post
Sorrento is a destination for those who take pleasure in the juxtaposition of a city with approbation of the past and the sprouting of the bloom. It took me on a journey, overlooking the Bay of Naples. Sorrento is a land of mysteries, colours, legends and history.
LOT TO CRO ABOUT Game of Thrones’ Dubrovnik will blow you away with stunning views, good food and friendly locals
November 2019. The Scottish Sun
Just a handy 2½-hour flight from Scotland, my boyfriend Chris and I headed from Edinburgh on a memorable trip with package-holiday experts Travel Department.
Irish people are three times more likely to travel alone than their UK counterparts
November 2019. NI Travel News
The rise in solo travellers and growing numbers of females now holidaying alone has prompted the launch and recent expansion of options for solo traveller tours by Travel Department.
Travel Department expands its range of guided holidays
July 2019. AboutMyGeneration
Dispelling the perception that escorted holidays are often too rigid, each itinerary offers customers the best of both worlds with included scheduled group excursions, led by knowledgeable guides, plus free days with the opportunity to explore at guests’ own pace