In the Press

Discover the latest travel articles and find out what professional travel writers have to say about our Travel Department holidays.

The Press And Journal
Travel: Sun, sangria and standing out on a coach tour around Andalucia
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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.

Belfast Telegraph
Taking in the sights and sounds of Riva del Garda
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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.

The Sunday Post
A look at the New Normal – Things to expect on Guided Tours in 2021
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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.

NI Travel News
Confidence in Travel Returning Amongst the Over-60s
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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.

The Courier
Discover classic destinations the light & relaxed way – 5 Travel-tastic things to expect
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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.

Travel Weekly
Silver Travel Awards shortlists unveiled
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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.

The Press And Journal
Top 10 Destinations in 2020 in 10 Months
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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.

Bristol Post
Travel review: Echoes of the Past along the Amalfi Coast
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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.

The Scottish Sun
LOT TO CRO ABOUT Game of Thrones’ Dubrovnik will blow you away with stunning views, good food and friendly locals
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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.

NI Travel News
Irish people are three times more likely to travel alone than their UK counterparts
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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. 

AboutMyGeneration
Travel Department expands its range of guided holidays
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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

Travel Weekly
Travel Department announces partnership plans after recruiting Stephen Mills
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June 2019 Travel Weekly

His appointment comes as the company reveals plans to expand in 2020, with more departures out of Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted, as well as Bristol, Belfast and Scotland.

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