Collette Vacations Launches 2011Europe Brochure11/05/2010 - Collette Vacations, a global leader of world travel that offers escorted vacation experiences on all 7 continents, including Europe and Asia tours, launched its 2011-2012 Europe brochure, which includes tours and cruises visiting Central and Eastern Europe, the United Kingdom, Scandinavian countries, many Italy programs as well as 6 new itineraries. The product line also includes Holiday Tours featuring Europe’s Christmas Markets, and River Cruise Tours including a Russian River Cruise. A copy of the brochure has been mailed to select travel agents.
David Costabile, associate director of product, said, “This year's new programs are based on customer feedback as well as the travels and experience of Collette’s product team. Among these new itineraries, two feature Turkey – the 13-day Cruising the Greek Islands with Turkey and the 13-day Classical Turkey. Both of these itineraries provide high quality inclusions for travelers looking to explore this popular country in style.”
Many of the 2011 Europe programs feature guaranteed departures highlighted on the Collette Vacations website. These are noted with the letter “G” within the individual tour's “itinerary and rates” section of Collette’s website, and helps travel agents to secure the sale by eliminating any doubt as to the tour's operational status.
Additional new itineraries include the following: Spain’s Costa del Sol & Portugal’s Riviera is available for sale now with departures starting in May 2011. The 13-day tour includes visits to 6 UNESCO World Heritage sites; plus a high speed train journey from Madrid to Cordoba. Crossroads of Sicily, featuring Palermo, Siracusa and Taormina, is an 11-day journey ideal for the traveler who has been to Rome and Venice but wants to see another side of Italy, including well-preserved ancient Greek ruins.
Book your clients early on select Collette Vacations 2011 Europe tours and they can save up to $500 per couple, including the 16-day Legendary Waterways of Europe tour.
Collette Vacations is a family-owned business headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. For over 90 years, Collette’s team of travel enthusiasts has fulfilled millions of vacation dreams - offering 125 programs to destinations on all 7 continents - from China to Italy. Tours range from small group tours, educational travel, train journeys, river cruises and vacations that feature a Collette Foundation site visit. With knowledgeable, professional tour managers, an industry-leading cancellation waiver, and complimentary roundtrip home to airport sedan service on all air-inclusive tours, Collette Vacations makes seeing the world simple and hassle-free.
For more information, call 800-611-3361 or visit www.collettevacation.com/agents.