Ideas for Long-Haul trips

Bob Walker's group in Cuba

Group organiser Bob Walker shares some highlights of an epic holiday to Cuba

Bob Walker, who organises holidays and outings for Mancass in Manchester shares his highlights from a group trip to Cuba. 

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. 

Rovos Rail's observation car

Review: Take the slow train through South Africa


Rovos Rail celebrates its 30th anniversary this year and recreates the golden age of travel in spectacular style, writes Jeannine Williamson. 

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. 

Halong Bay, Vietnam

8 top sights of Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is full of wonder and excitement and there are lots of options for group holidays.

Washington DC

7 of the best: US destinations for a group visit


With more than 4.6 million visitors heading across the Atlantic in 2018 – and more direct flights than ever before – the United States is as popular as ever. Here’s seven top places to visit with a group. 

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. 

Great Wall of China

Celebrating China on these group trips

As the Chinese New Year approaches, we thought that we would take a look at some of the places your group can visit to embrace the festival, now and throughout the rest of the year.

European brown bears

Take your group on a wildlife expedition they won’t forget

Tying in with David Attenborough’s new series Dynasties, we look at some of the best expedition trips that are available for groups.


Animal magic: 10 of the best wildlife cruises

Jane Archer picks 10 of the best voyages for wildlife watching.


Review: A magical Mekong cruise with AmaWaterways

Literally translated as the ‘Mother of Rivers’ the Mekong is an exotic destination where groups can explore two contrasting countries in comfort, writes Jeannine Williamson.

Carnival Cruise Line

Seeing is believing; 7 incredible activities now possible on a cruise

We look at some of the best experiences for groups looking for something extra…


From Russia with love; cruising from Moscow to Saint Petersburg

Russia has recently been in the spotlight with the World Cup. England result aside, it is a winning destination for groups, says cruise writer Jeannine Williamson.

Carnival Cruise Line

The big three: New ships to look out for

Jane Archer reviews three new ships and what they have to offer groups onboard.

Sydney Opera House

Top cruises for groups: Australia and New Zealand

Group-friendly cruises to Australia and New Zealand, inspired by the new series of Cruising with Jane McDonald.

The Appalachian Trail

Alternative group trips for literary enthusiasts

Here are some ways in which literature, old and new, can inspire your group travel adventures.

Machu Picchu, Peru

Trekking trips of a lifetime

Top trekking trips from around the globe, from a twilight trail in Sri Lanka, to hiking up a volcano in Indonesia.

Hong Kong

Best China holiday experiences groups can book

To celebrate the Chinese New Year, here are some group trips to China, plus travel ideas closer to home.


River Cruise Review: The Ganges

GLT tries out a G Adventures’ river cruise along the Ganges.


Dubai for groups

From the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, to the man made World archipelago; when Dubai does something it does it big. And that’s just one reason why the United Arab Emmirate is made for large group trips. Here are a few more…

Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights

Ontario: the unexpected winter wonderland for groups

The Canadian province of Ontario is home to nearly 3,000 winter events every year, making full use of Canada’s famous sub-zero temperatures and winter weather.