CIE TOURS INTERNATIONAL announced the availability of its 2013 product line, offering four new custom-designed Tour packages and the largest selection ever of the company’s in-demand fully escorted tours to Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. CIE Tours is the travel industry’s standard-bearer for fully escorted motor coach tours to Ireland and Britain.
The new range product range showcases 40 all-inclusive escorted Holidays for next year, ranging from the 5-day Taste of Ireland tour, circling the southern half of the country from Dublin to Killarney and back, to the 16-day Icons of Britain tour, covering a multitude of highlights of Scotland, England and Wales.
“As always, our program for 2013 offers a full spectrum of exciting options for every interest, price point and calendar. We have improved upon our time-tested favorites with preferred products in every category, and have also added several new tours providing a fresh approach to each of our historic destinations,” said CIE Tours Manager for Australia and New Zealand Paul O’Neill. “Continually surveying our travellers enables us to refine our product selection on an ongoing basis. This ensures that our Holiday packages are always designed to meet prevailing customer needs and interests.”
New for 2013
CIE Tours’ new offerings for 2013 include:
- British & Irish Elegance (10 or 11 days) – This well-priced, moderately fast-paced tour is designed for first-time travelers and others wanting to take in the highlights of the British and Irish experience in a condensed timeframe. Beginning and ending in London, the itinerary includes major cities and historic villages; castles, crystal and cabaret; baths and banquets; the world-class Titanic Experience; cheers at Guinness and Jameson; Stonehenge, and much, much more. Land-only prices including superior first-class accommodations start at €1695.00/person.
- Taste of Wales & Ireland (10 or 12 days) – Modeled on CIE Tours’ best-selling Taste of Scotland and Ireland tour, this new Holiday is designed for travellers who have previously visited Britain and are seeking to broaden their British experience in conjunction with Ireland. Highlights include plenty of castles and lush countryside; a scenic train ride in Snowdonia; a horse-drawn jaunting car ride in historic Killarney; a medieval banquet; cathedrals and crystal; and more. Land-only prices with superior first-class hotels from €1350/person.
- Leisurely Ireland (10 or 11 days) – This expansive new tour offers the luxury of 3-night stays in two destinations, allowing travelers to revel in Ireland’s renowned hospitality. Starting and ending in Dublin, Leisurely Ireland combines the country’s rustic beauty with its lively culture. Highlights include extended stays in Westport and Killarney, traditional dinner in Dublin, a catamaran cruise, the Cliffs of Moher, the Dingle Peninsula, Blarney Castle and much more. Land-only prices with superior first-class accommodations begin at €1199/ person.
Like all CIE Tours’ holidays, 2013 travel packages are all-inclusive, encompassing airport transfers; deluxe motor coach transportation; luxury hotel accommodations, taxes and porterage fees; and all admission fees, as well as most meals, special attractions and evening entertainment. Additionally, CIE Tours’ expert tour directors and local guides help bring each destination to life, providing travellers aged eight and older with authentic travel experiences that continue to resonate long after their return home. As many airfares are non-refundable, CIE Tours guarantees most departure dates.
“CIE Tours is extremely proud of our 80-plus year track record of creating and delivering superior turn-key escorted Tours designed for maximum appeal to customers with minimum effort by agents. All of the tours in our 2013 range are set up and ready to be reserved,” Mr. O’Neill said.