Insight Vacations Reveals Top 10 Experiences for 2019

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Insight Vacations has issued their top 10 experiences for 2019 based on what’s trending in the year to come.

“Insight Vacations has observed the development of the Experience Economy trend in recent years and now we see the emergence of the Transformational Economy, so we’ve adapted our business strategies accordingly with our enhanced and immersive Insight Experiences,” said Ulla Hefel Böhler, CEO of Insight Vacations. “We’ve always offered clients the most exceptional and magical experiences, though for 2019, we’ve enhanced many of our experiences and created life-changing opportunities on our journeys for guests to undergo an actual sense of transformation. Whether this means connecting clients with local characters who really bring a destination to life or taking them to areas where they can see what sustainable development looks like, we proudly provide the value these experiences deserve.”

Below is a list of the top 10 “magical and transformational experiences” that Insight Vacations is offering next year that correspond with a few of 2019’s travel trends:

Trend: Eating your way through a destination 

  • New for 2019, Insight is offering an ‘Elegance of Great Britain’ itinerary where clients visit the Willoughby family at their historic estate, Birdsall House, for a Dine-at-Home evening full of Yorkshire hospitality;
  • On the ‘Mediterranean Journey’ and ‘European Grandeur’ itineraries, guests can experience farm-to-table dining paired with local wines while in Bordeaux;
  • On the ‘Grand Italy & Sicily’ journey, guests join an expert vintner for a tasting of Puglia’s wines, followed by a private, sit-down Dine-At-Home meal to remember;
  • On the ‘Israel Discovery’ itinerary, clients have the opportunity to learn about the hospitality, culture and history of Israel on a journey that visits the Dead Sea. The journey now has a new Dine-at-Home lunch experience with a seasonal menu at a local Druze Village where guests will have the opportunity to meet and dine with local villagers and learn about their culture;

Trend: Historic travel

  • Visit Castel Gandolfo to explore the Barberini gardens of the Pope’s summer palace, off-limits to visitors until recently on the ‘Easy Pace Italy’ journey – a new Insight Experience offered this year;
  • Commemorate the 75th anniversary of the World War II Normandy landings on the ‘Normandy, Brittany & the Loire Valley’ itinerary; 
  • On the ‘Focus on Ireland’ journey, guests can meet a university insider at Trinity College for a guided exploration followed by priority entry to the iconic library to view the Book of Kells;
  • Clients can experience the ‘Wonders of Egypt’ tour with a certified Egyptologist and hear about Sphinx Secrets;

Trend: Sustainable-responsible travel

  • Also new for 2019, on the ‘Jordan Experience with Dead Sea Option’, guests explore the ruins of Petra, go glamping in the desert and meet a community of female entrepreneurs supported by Insight Cares and The TreadRight Foundation, the Iraq Al-Amir Women’s Cooperative;

Trend: Celebration travel 

  • Insight will take clients on a special journey to celebrate Oktoberfest that includes a private invitation to the renowned Ochsenbraterei Tent in Munich.

What’s more, clients can save 10% with Insight’s Early Payment Discount on the featured 2019 European journeys by booking and paying in full by 31JAN, 2019.



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