UK-based wholesale travel company, Travellanda, has announced the launch of thousands of new activities, from sightseeing and cooking classes, to submarine safaris and Sumo wrestling.
Proving to be a fast-growing B2B accommodation wholesaler, Travellanda added more than 18,000 activities to its portfolio of more than 300,000 hotels, all bookable online for travel agents and tour operators.
The extensive portfolio of activities – which the new generation of travellers is vying for – spans 678 destinations in 132 countries. It includes curated itineraries such as 162 classic sightseeing tours and museum visits, 67 activities themed around cruising and outdoor adventures, and 45 activities themed around gastronomy, wine and nightlife. And that’s just for Paris alone.
“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer”
Arzu Sutcu, head of online at Travellanda, commented: “It is often said that travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer. We are thrilled to expand Travellanda offer and to help our partners create a complete and captivating journey. It isn’t just the hotels and the transport, but the fabulous experiences on the trip that we are now able to provide, from diving with white sharks in South Africa to making a digestive liqueur on a farm in Mallorca.”
For those clients looking for the exotic and the unusual, there are all kinds of cultural and dramatic performances, hot-air balloon rides, zip line excursions above forests, dune buggy rides on the desert, submarine safaris among coral reefs, sunset cruises, pub crawls, street food walking tours, cooking and cocktail-making classes, and yes, even a visit to the Sumo Stable in Tokyo to watch Japan’s national sport.
“A much more comprehensive and engaging travel experience”
Denise Atkinson, head of sales and marketing at Travellanda, said: “It’ the wonderful and unusual things one sees and does when travelling that make the journey memorable. So, I am delighted Travellanda is now able to help tour operators and travel agents put together a much more comprehensive and engaging travel experience for their clients. I am also confident that when they do so, they will simultaneously improve both customer satisfaction and revenue”.