Contiki has launched Detour, a brand new sequence of 18 domestically hosted, quick break adventures to its vary of 2021/22 worldwide journeys.
In a latest survey of its UK youth viewers, over 90 per cent of respondents cited distinctive experiences as one thing they needed to do to make their 2021 vacation rely, following a yr of ongoing lockdown and journey restrictions.
The identical survey additionally confirmed over 40 per cent saying the largest lesson they’ve learnt from the pandemic is to understand journey extra.
Detour Mini Adventures by Contiki is a brand new journey type comprising small group, immersive breaks, usually with a possibility to study one thing new.
The journeys will carry collectively a mean of simply eight individuals and have one among a variety of themes, from lively and journey to foodie and wellness.
Every one is hosted by an area who will invite travellers into their lives or properties and share their passions, permitting them to ‘detour’ past the extraordinary.
Donna Jeavons, gross sales and advertising and marketing director for Contiki UK & Europe, mentioned: “This new vary of mini adventures is all about journey that connects you, teaches you and adjustments you, and it’s one other instance of Contiki innovating to anticipate and meet the wants of our numerous millennial and Gen Z audiences.
“Known as Detour as it’s designed to be a ‘detour’ from the extraordinary, it’s immersive journey at its easiest as each is hosted by an area and has been rigorously curated to showcase a unique facet to the vacation spot, one which appeals to completely different passions or pursuits from meals to pictures, or wine to wellness.”
There are 18 new worldwide Detour journeys, bringing to life among the distinctive experiences out there in Austria, Botswana, Costa Rica, Croatia, France, Italy, Morocco, South Africa, Sri Lanka, and Uganda.
The quick breaks have been created to kind simple add-ons to a few of Contiki’s longer holidays, enabling travellers to mix the epic with the immersive, and prolong their keep in vacation spot, in addition to being an important various to particular person day excursions.
There are additionally various new quick home breaks within the UK, aimed toward Brits who wish to discover on their very own doorstep, within the arms of an area.
Some 71 per cent of its surveyed UK viewers mentioned they’re making extra plans to journey domestically in 2021 with 38 per cent of those respondents naming Scotland as a vacation spot they deliberate to go to, and nearly 15 per cent eager to expertise the English Nationwide Parks such because the Lake and Peak Districts.