Collette sees best sales ever in 107-year history

Collette saw it’s best-year ever in 2023, after a large bounce back in travel throughout 2022.

The company has shared its trending destinations for 2024, which include France, Southeast Asia and Italy. Collette reports that travellers are also showing increased interest in travelling with smaller groups.

Exploration tours are Collette’s most popular product, with travellers rating them to be excellent, which is the highest rating, 78 per cent of the time.

Exciting tours for 2024

Best of Italy

Collette’s new “Best of Italy” small group Explorations tour lets travellers immerse themselves into the country’s culture their way. Travellers will have multiple opportunities to decide how they’d like to experience what the country has to offer.

While visiting the Romagna Countryside, they’ll have the choice between relaxing at their hotel with a wine-infused mud treatment or spending the day in Ravenna for a guided tour of its mosaics.

When in Rome later in the tour they’ll once again be able to choose how to spend their day. Travellers can elect to take a walking tour of the city and its Renaissance masterpieces, or instead enjoy a tour of the Catacombs and search for the vestiges of the Empire. Travellers can book their spot on the “Best of Italy” for as early as May 26, 2024.

Kingdoms of Southeast Asia

Over the course of 19 days travellers will journey across Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam on Collette’s “Kingdoms of Southeast Asia” tour.

They’ll enjoy key experiences, stopping at Hanoi’s historic Old Quarter for an exciting walking tour, navigating the Cu Chi Tunnels, a maze of underground passageways used by the Viet Cong, and pay a visit to a Vietnam War veteran to learn about the war from his unique perspective. Travellers can book seats on the “Kingdoms of Southeast Asia” tour on Feb. 21, 2024.

Spotlight on Paris

Travellers who embark on the seven-day tour of Paris with Collette’s “Spotlight on Paris” tour truly get to live like a local.

Throughout their visit, they’ll ride the Metro, Paris’ local public transit, all week to get to each of their destinations. They’ll also take part in a walking food tour, enjoying some of the city’s finest French cuisine.

Lastly, travellers will spend a day exploring the neighborhood of Montmarte, which blends artistic roots and quirky modernity. Travellers can book their spot on the “Spotlight on Paris” tour with a departure date as early as March 12, 2024.