Ideas for Europe trips

Christine Taylor's Italy holiday

My group’s first Covid-19 holiday abroad to Italy

Chris Taylor, of the Wey Valley Theatre & Travel Club and New Meridian Association member, shares her experience of a trip overseas to Italy with her group.

Scenic Switzerland

The GTO of the Year on an unforgettable railway holiday in Switzerland

Group Travel Organiser of the Year® 2019, Sue Shapland reflects on a heritage railway experience that truly ran like clockwork.

Stockholm, Sweden

Travel inspiration: the delights of Sweden

The coronavirus pandemic may be limiting travel at the moment but that doesn’t stop us planning future visits. Get your fix with some inspiration - first up, we look at why Sweden is a great choice for groups. 

South Korea

In pictures: ABTA’s 12 destinations to watch for 2020

GLT went to the launch of ABTA’s Travel Trends 2020 report to find out about the destinations for groups to look out for next year. 

Brighton Pier

In pictures: 10 alternative city breaks to discover

Want to go where the locals are, rather than the tourists? Here’s a list of list of quirky destinations that are a bit more unfamiliar and undiscovered.

Sahara Desert

Best winter holiday destinations to escape the cold

According to research by Jet2holidays, two thirds of us opt for a winter holiday to revitalise over the colder months. But where’s best for groups? We look at some of the options. 

Croisi Europe

Top destinations to visit on an ocean or river cruise

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has released the latest destination news from its cruise lines including voyages along the world’s top rivers and across the oceans. Here’s a look at where to have on your radar. 

Valencia, Spain

10 of the best: European cities for foodies

Choosing where to go for the best cuisine can be tough. Here are the 10 cities with the most choice and some tasty tips on what to try in each place.

Hotel Kursaal, Italy

Group Leisure & Travel Show meeting leads to surprising Italian trip

Group travel organisers Laraine and Ashley Tresser recently enjoyed a familiarisation trip to the north Adriatic coast of Italy, following a meeting at last year’s GLT Show. 

Lovell Telescope at Jodrell Bank Observatory, Cheshire

8 of the most stunning new UNESCO World Heritage sites for 2019

A total of 29 new UNESCO World Heritage sites have been added to the official list for this year, including one for the UK. Here are 8 of our favourites.