Celebrate International Day for Monuments and Sites on April 18 with Collette

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Celebrate International Day for Monuments and Sites on April 18 with Collette

Celebrate International Day for Monuments and Sites on April 18 with Collette

To celebrate International Day for Monuments and Sites on April 18, Collette is launching its Special Collections brochure which offers Australian travellers the chance to visit some of the world’s most iconic monuments and sites.

Available from 24 April, the Special Collections brochure features a range of exciting itineraries and destinations steeped in history and heritage, where travellers can appreciate both natural and manmade landmarks.

As one of the world’s leading global tour operators, Collette recognises the importance of these monuments and the role they play in enriching tourism itineraries all around the world. Monuments and sites not only serve as exciting bucket-list items, but also serve to tell a story about the history, culture and traditions of a destination.

These tours offer visitors the opportunity to admire some of the most well-known and aesthetically appealing monuments open to the public as well as lesser known monuments which may well become key attractions in the future.

From traditional sites such as the Pyramids of Egypt and the majestic Taj Mahal, to the more recent Oriental Pearl Tower in Shanghai which stretches four hundred and sixty- eight metres into the sky, to the sumptuous Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Dubai and the striking Monument to the Discoveries in Lisbon, there is much to celebrate.

“Visits to monuments and sites are an invaluable and quintessential component of the tourism experience,” said Alison Mead, Collette Australia General Manager. “Tourism is an indispensable source of revenue and employment for so many countries. Of course monuments are major attractions and the catalyst for many travellers. At Collette we are striving to create more immersive ways to experience those monuments – such as having an included dining experience actually in the Eiffel tower.”

For nature lovers, Collette’s Winter in Yellowstone offers an abundance of exotic wildlife and geothermal encounters, including the renowned Old Faithful Geyser, one of the world’s most sought-after natural hot-spots. Travellers can unlock the mysteries of the Incan citadel in Collette’s Macchu Picchu and the Galapagos, walk in the footsteps of traditional royalty in the Imperial Palace of Tokyo or marvel at monumental magnitude in Canyon Country.

Collette’s Special Collections brochure features an array of monuments and sites which opens up a world of discovery for travellers.

For details of the full tours or to book a trip:

Contact your local travel agent

Call Collette on 1300 792 195 or visit www.gocollette.com

Private Chauffeur Service

Collette’s private chauffeur service is included on all Collette tours for customers within 40km of an Australian international airport. as are tips for the land portion of each tour. For more information visit gocollette.com/chauffeur

About Collette

Established in 1918, Collette is a third-generation, family-owned worldwide tour operator. With headquarters in Rhode Island, Collette’s recently- opened Sydney office adds to the company’s global presence which includes offices in Vancouver, Toronto and London.

On offer is an extensive collection of four-star escorted tours, river and ocean cruises, rail journeys, small group tours, family tours and garden holidays. Renowned for connecting guests with cultural experiences which go far beyond those of an ordinary holiday, Collette prides itself on providing real value to its guests and agent partners. Knowledgeable tour managers, an industry-leading travel protection plan and inclusive touring are just part of the top-quality Collette experience. Just sit back, relax and be guided on your Collette adventure!

 

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