Tuesday 20 August 2019

How the modern package holiday has adapted to suit the way we live today

Package holidays have changed. There’s been a complete transformation of the traditional two week package deals and now this form of travel is now enjoying a complete renaissance.

The revolution in package holidays now sees flexible, tailored breaks that are completely unrecognisable from what has gone before. The ‘one size fits all’ approach of the original package deals to the sun no longer applies and there’s been a complete reboot.

To eliminate all the time and hard work sifting through all the different options, package holidays are back in a big way. All the research is already done by the experts with every detail already thought of.

TUI, the only fully integrated holiday company in Ireland, is now offering holidays to over 20 destinations around Europe and Mexico, from traditional beach breaks in Spain and Greece, to weddings in Mexico and honeymoons in Italy. 

There’s also a Lakes and Mountains range to Austria, Germany, Italy and Slovenia and Cruises in the Eastern and Western Mediterranean with flights from Dublin, Cork, Shannon and Ireland West.

Here are 10 top travel choices for your next holiday:

1. Style and Standout Settings

If you’re looking for standout settings, world-class spas and a chilled out atmosphere with amazing views, TUI Sensimar are holidays exclusively for adults, from honeymooning couples to mum-and-daughter duos to groups of friends.

2. Five-Star Luxury to Stir the Senses

This five-star collection, with designs influenced by top names like Jade Jagger, promises to ‘stir the senses’ with luxurious rooms, gourmet eateries, West-end style shows, resident musicians and sensory and educational play for children.  TUI Sensatori is a new way to enjoy a package holiday.


3.  Platinum – Prime Picks from TripAdvisor

Only the top hotels with a TripAdvisor score of 4 or 5 make the cut for the TUI Platinum collection, from family-friendly resorts in the Canaries to adults-only retreats in Mexico – these are prime picks to think about.

4.  A New Style of Hotel

TUI Blue represents a new style of hotel – individual, personal and full of opportunities. The best of first-class hotel package experience merges with the unique aspects of independent travel from modern architecture to traditional cuisine and health and fitness programmes.

5. Peace and Pleasure with Lakes and Mountains


Who doesn’t crave the peace and pleasure of lakes and mountains? Scenes from Lake Garda, Lake Maggiore and Lake Como conjure up images of ancient harbour towns, waterfront relaxation and aperitifs on piazzas. Healthy mountain holidays with TUI from Austria to Italy, Slovenia and Switzerland offer some of the most spectacular scenery in the world.

6. Family Fun Together

When booking independently it can be a minefield trying to cater for the needs of all ages in a family. TUI Family Life does all the hard work in advance, as each chosen hotel offers activities for all generations from hangouts for teens to Baby Clubs to great barista coffee for grandparents.

7.  Bright Sunny Bases – 10 Minutes from the Beach

With a guarantee of being ten minutes from the beach but easy on the wallet, the bright sunny bases chosen by TUI Suneo Club offer fuss free rooms with a pop of colour with made-to-order meals and modern activities.

8.  Wonderful Waterparks


It can be complicated choosing the right waterpark holiday but all the work is done with TUI Splashworld with each holiday granting free entry to a first-rate waterpark, many located on the grounds of the hotels or some via a free shuttle bus.

9.  Beach Front Settings and High-Energy Parties

If your idea of a holiday is drinks and snacks served 24 hours a day and an after-dark agenda of high energy parties, performers from across the globe and sports activities from archery to mountaineering, then TUI Magic Life offers all of this – all located on sandy beaches.

10. Action Packed with Aerial Adventures

Holiday villages with expertly run academies and dedicated activities for children and teenagers with every sort of sport from circus to treasure hunts – this could be the holiday solution to high-energy family groups. Every holiday village has the added feature of an Aerial Adventure assault course.

No matter what kind of a holiday you’re after, TUI specialises in holidays tailored to suit the needs of Irish families, couples and groups of friends. They offer exclusive package holidays from a range of Irish airports directly to destinations in the sun. Let them build the perfect trip for you - the choice is yours. To book, log on to: www.tuiholidays.ie call TUI  Direct on: 1850 45 35 45 or visit your nearest TUI store.

Sponsored by: TUI 

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