The answer lies in the question. We’ve been showing groups the world since 1918.
The times have changed since Collette first opened our doors to the world… and we have changed with it, expanding our product line, launching niche brands and finding new ways at each turn to accommodate our travelers.
And yet… we are old-fashioned in the ways that count. Satisfying our customers has always been the cornerstone of our family-owned company. That’s why, from start to finish, we take care of everything. We do it so that you don’t have to.
Our product development team members visit every destination, comparing hotels, finding the right blend of experiences and unique meals to make for a one-of-a-kind itinerary and mapping it out so that you can enjoy everything at the perfect pace. On-tour transportation, meals featuring local cuisine, enriching cultural experiences… it has all been planned in advance.
We Even Take You to the Airport! A group exclusive, our Hometown Pick Up is a complimentary hometown to airport transportation service for groups of 10 or more on air-inclusive tours. Getting to the airport has never been so easy. Bonding with your travel companions before you even take off is a great way to start a vacation.
Once you arrive on tour, our Tour Managers take care of every detail – enlightening groups with cultural and historical facts, lending their expertise and getting the group from A to B each step of the way. Our Tour Managers are the best in the industry and they are passionate about what they do. Many travelers feel that it’s like traveling with a good friend who knows the area.
With unbeatable value and quality plus good old-fashioned customer service, your choice is easy. Sit back, relax and let Collette show you the world.
There Are Even MORE benefits of group travel with Collette:
- There are no upfront deposits required to hold space.
- We offer unpublished itineraries designed exclusively for group travel programs.
- Travelers receive a full cash refund travel waiver for cancellation right up to the day prior to departure.
- We have unmatched Financial Stability, with the highest rating from Dun & Bradstreet and zero debt.
- Enjoy Complimentary Hometown Pick Up.
- We have free $50 million dollar professional liability insurance coverage that protects your organization.
- Enjoy free marketing support and dedicated District Sales Managers.
- We have a 24/7 emergency response plan.
Organizing a group is no easy feat… but it is a lot easier with Collette.
Lights… Camera… TRAVEL!
Our new Group Travel Preview for 2014-15 tours just debuted recently with a cinematic design theme that captures the glitz and glamour of Collette’s latest product collection. The “behind the curtain” sneak peak for groups includes:
- Six new tours in European and North American destinations
- Access to Collette’s Early Booking Bonus Program
- An exclusive unveiling of 2014-15 departures on more than 150 tours, including unpublished tours, new RHS Garden Holidays, Collette Classic Touring, Explorations, and Collette Family Vacations
Catch a glimpse of our all-new tours:
Experience Ireland in all its glory. Embark on a journey where you will revel in the majestic splendors of this beautiful and welcoming land. Your group may have experienced Ireland, but never like this!
Join us on the legendary rivers that define the true soul of the Old World. Cruise along the most luxurious waterways of Europe. Sail through the dramatic Rhine Gorge, where the landscape is dotted with magnificent hilltop castles.
France and Normandy
Honor the memory of those who gave up so much. Tour the landing beaches of Normandy, including the new interpretive center, and see the stars and stripes raised over the graves of the valiant soldiers who lost their lives in the Battle of Normandy.
Hawaii By Land & Sea
Set out on a group vacation in the sun-drenched, beautiful islands of Hawaii. Enjoy your time in paradise where you’ll have the opportunity to savor a three night cruise, tour the famed North Shore, and experience Polynesian culture.
Seattle & Alaska
Explore the vast and undisturbed state of Alaska. Embark on a natural history tour into Denali National Park where the scenery alone is worth the trip. From dynamic Seattle to the Klondike, find adventure.
Enjoy the charm of coastal Canada where you’ll fall in love with the rugged terrain and spectacular views along the Atlantic Ocean. Visit a remote fishing lodge on the Fundy Trail, feast on a traditional PEI lobster dinner, stop at the famed Hopewell Rocks – and that’s just the start.
Check Out Our Top 5 Group-Only Unpublished Tours:
When there is a world of choice at your fingertips, where do you go? Collette offers a variety of programs for every travel appetite – from family tours and small group programs to exclusive garden tours in partnership with the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS).
To add even more to the mix for groups to choose from, our exclusive unpublished itineraries are specially created for our valued group leaders and include experiences that you cannot find anywhere else.
Top programs include:
10 days, 13 meals
Highlights: Rome ● Assisi ● Basilica of St. Francis ● Montecatini Terme ● Siena ● San Gimignano ● Winery Tour ● Florence ● Tuscan Feast
Enjoy a relaxing 6-night stay in enchanting Tuscany. Join your group for a traditional Tuscan feast featuring local cuisine, wines and breathtaking views. Sample delectable wines during a tasting in one of the Chianti region’s most picturesque wineries. A guided cultural tour of Florence highlights the many priceless treasures of the “Cradle of the Italian Renaissance.” A local expert will guide you through the medieval city of Assisi, birthplace of Italy’s patron saint, St. Francis.
9 days, 10 meals
Highlights: Rome ● Colosseum ● Florence ● Venice ● St. Mark’s Square ● Milan
Visit the famed Colosseum, where gladiators and exotic animals once entertained the Roman crowd. Your Venetian adventure includes a boat trip to charming St. Mark’s Square, the lively hub of the city’s activity and events. Learn the art of pizza making and sample traditional Italian antipasti, complete with fine Italian wines. A walking tour of Florence features the city’s artistic and architectural gems.
8 days, 9 meals
Highlights: Dublin ● Guinness Storehouse ● Blarney Castle ● Killarney ● Dingle Peninsula ● Cliffs of Moher ● Ashford Castle ● Whiskey Distillery ● Local Pub Visit
Experience an overnight stay in Ashford Castle, one of Ireland’s finest hotels. Visit the Guinness Storehouse, Ireland’s number one visitor’s attraction. Enjoy a drink and traditional Irish entertainment with the locals at a Dublin pub. Stand in awe of nature’s power on the Cliffs of Moher. Soak up Ireland’s heritage at the Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey Centre. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Dublin with a local guide, including O’Connell Street, Grafton Street and Phoenix Park. Visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral.
Israel: A Biblical Journey
9 days, 15 meals
Highlights: Jaffa ● Caesarea ● Nazareth ● Cana ● Tiberias ● Sea of Galilee ● Mount of Beatitudes ● Capernaum ● Golan Heights ● Caesarea Philippi ● Mount Tabor ● Tel Megiddo ● Bethlehem ● Jerusalem ● Mount of Olives ● Mount Zion ● Ein Karem ● Western Wall ● Via Dolorosa ● Garden Tomb
Visit the Garden Tomb, possible site of the garden of Joseph of Arimathea and site of the resurrection of Jesus. An extensive city tour of Jerusalem includes visits to the Mount of Olives, Dominus Flevit, the Church of All Nations, the Church of the Paternoster, the Tomb of the Virgin Mary and the Western Wall. Journey to Bethlehem and be inspired by a visit to the Church of the Nativity where you will view the birthplace of Jesus. Visit Capernaum, the center of Jesus’ ministry in Galilee.
Northern National Parks
8 days, 11 meals
Highlights: Salt Lake City ● Jackson Hole ● Yellowstone National Park ● Old Faithful ● Grand Teton National Park ● Park City
Experience a leisure stay program two nights in Salt Lake City, Utah and four nights in Jackson, Wyoming featuring some of our most beautiful national parks. Marvel at the unspoiled beauty of Yellowstone National Park and see the world-famous Old Faithful Geyser erupt. Enjoy the National Museum of Wildlife art as a docent tells you of the fascinating history and stories behind the exhibits. Pass through Grand Teton National Park’s towering range studded with mountain glaciers.