Contiki has launched Detour, a brand new collection of 18 regionally hosted, brief 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 wished to do to make their 2021 vacation depend, following a yr of ongoing lockdown and journey restrictions.
The identical survey additionally confirmed over 40 per cent saying the most important lesson they’ve learnt from the pandemic is to understand journey extra.
Detour Mini Adventures by Contiki is a brand new journey model comprising small group, immersive breaks, usually with a possibility to be taught one thing new.
The journeys will deliver collectively a median of simply eight folks and have one in every of a spread of themes, from energetic and journey to foodie and wellness.
Each is hosted by a neighborhood who will invite travellers into their lives or properties and share their passions, permitting them to ‘detour’ past the bizarre.
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 modifications you, and it’s one other instance of Contiki innovating to anticipate and meet the wants of our various millennial and Gen Z audiences.
“Referred to as Detour as it’s designed to be a ‘detour’ from the bizarre, it’s immersive journey at its best as each is hosted by a neighborhood 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 images, 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 brief breaks have been created to type simple add-ons to a few of Contiki’s longer holidays, enabling travellers to mix the epic with the immersive, and lengthen their keep in vacation spot, in addition to being a terrific different to particular person day excursions.
There are additionally numerous new brief home breaks within the UK, aimed toward Brits who need to discover on their very own doorstep, within the palms of a neighborhood.
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 virtually 15 per cent eager to expertise the English Nationwide Parks such because the Lake and Peak Districts.