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  • Jungfraujoch

    Sensational Switzerland

    Working at Greatdays we often have visitors from across the UK as well as the rest of the world. Here in the European Operations Department, this past week […]

  • Manchester Sightseeing logo+bee-col

    Manchester Sightseeing

    This week we welcomed a representative from the Rezidor Hotel Group to the office for a chat about exciting things happening regarding the Radisson and Park Inn hotels. […]

  • European FAM Trips

    Members of the European Operations Department are busy planning our upcoming familiarisation (FAM) trips in order to gain a greater knowledge of our tour destinations and to offer valuable […]

  • British Sandwich Week Greatdays Travel Group

    British Sandwich Week

    Last Friday we were celebrating the British Sandwich Week. The UK & Ireland Team prepared a great buffet with delicious treats ranging from the classic cheese sandwich to […]

  • DFDS, KIng Seaways Fam Trip - Mark Henderson (DFDS), Chris Wales (CTA), Martin Slater (Greatdays) & Stuart Duddy (DFDS)

    Eat like a King on board KING SEAWAYS!

    Martin Slater, National Sales Manager recently joined a group of fellow trade colleagues on an educational trip arranged by DFDS from Newcastle to Amsterdam travelling overnight on board […]

  • Out and About

    This week our office has been busy with visitors. One of our clients came in to discuss our new exciting Greatdays Group Travel Guide for 2018. Also, Brook Hotels […]

  • The Netherlands - Keukenhof - © PT Wilding

    Tiptoeing through the Tulips

    Gina, our B2B Sales Manager, and Pete from our European Department recently hosted a trip for over 90 Group Travel Organisers to the famous Keukenhof Gardens in Holland.  […]

  • Highgrove Royal Gardens, Gloucestershire - House and Gardens (NCN)

    Highgrove Royal Gardens

    I recently had the opportunity to visit the wonderful private gardens at Highgrove. Thirty years in the making, the Gardens have been shaped by the vision of HRH […]

  • Katharine and Marina in the Jersey War Tunnels, Channel Islands

    Channel Island Hopping

    Katharine from UK Product and Marina from Incoming went on a whirlwind week away in the Channel Islands. First stop was Guernsey where the fog nearly scuppered our […]

  • Libby and Dawn with Faulty Towers Cast (NCN)

    Faulty Towers Dinner, London

    Whilst visiting London, Dawn and Libby, from our Sales Department, were invited as VIP guest to attend a Faulty Towers dinner at the Amba Hotel, next to Charing Cross. As guests […]

  • Hampton Court Palace

    A Palace and a variety of Plants

    Claire, our account manager for private groups, set off earlier on Sunday to visit Hampton Court Palace before the Steve Reed Group Buyer Forum at RHS Wisley on […]

  • Atomium, Brussels, Belgium - Alexandra and Pete outside Atomium © PT Wilding

    Belgium in 3 Days – Bruges, Ghent and Brussels

    Belgian waffling on… To better acquaint themselves with our Belgian product, last month Pete and Alexandra, from our European Operations department, spent a few busy days in Bruges, Ghent […]

  • A day in Emmerdale!

    Sarah and Charlotte from the UK department had an early start last Sunday getting to Yorkshire for 9.45am for a day learning all the secrets and filming tricks […]

  • Charming Cornwall

    Charming Cornwall

    Katharine from U.K. Product and Charlotte from U.K. Operations took a week out of the office to explore Cornwall and its many hotels and attractions. Some of our favourite attractions […]

  • Katharine and Charlotte at Blist Hill, Shropshire

    Top of the Shrops!

    UK department recently took a trip to Shropshire, starting at The Feathers Hotel Ludlow, described in the New York Times by historian and author Jan Morris as ‘the most […]

  • Sarah and Charlotte at RHS Harlow Carr

    Harrogate Hotcakes

    Charlotte, Sarah and Katharine from UK department recently took a jam packed trip to Yorkshire, starting at RHS Harlow Carr where we enjoyed a cup of tea at […]

  • Motown the Musical - London Fam Trip

    Dancing in the Street!

    This week Paul, Marina and Katharine took a trip to London and Brighton to inspect some new attractions and visit some old favourites. First up was Kensington Palace […]

  • Phillips Internationa'sl new coach

    The unveiling of ‘Sapphire Sovereign’

    National Sales Manager Martin Slater, was amongst the many guests invited to the special unveiling ceremony of Phillips International’s new coach. After a couple of opening speeches and a trip […]

  • Paul, Britta, Libby & Pete, Holland (NCN)

    Going Dutch in Amsterdam

    Paul, Libby, Britta & Pete last week enjoyed a few days visiting hotels and spending perhaps too long tasting beers in Amsterdam, an ever-popular destination for British groups. […]

  • Gina & Chantelle inside Greenwich Market

    48 Hours in London

    Gina, our B2B Sales Account Manager, and Chantelle from our Incoming Department recently had the opportunity to take a trip to London with our UK Manager, Mark, to […]

  • Hever Castle Kent

    A day of Sepulchres and Sovereigns

    Highgate Cemetery Jenny from the Day Trips Department and Claire from the Sales team recently went to discover what lies behind an usual day trip idea, the Highgate […]

  • Liverpool Penny Lane Development Centre

    A Trip down Penny Lane

    Last week Jenny and Louise from the Day Trips department visited some of the most famous Liverpool sights.  This jewel of the North West has so much to […]

  • Martin and the Bumping Stone - Fam trip to the CTA

    Away at the CTA!

    Martin and Katharine attended the CTA Conference in Bournemouth, where we we’re inspired by conference speaker Geoff Ramm and enjoyed catching up with our travel industry colleagues. We […]

  • Inside the RSA theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon FAM TRIP

    ‘O, had I but followed the arts!’ William Shakespeare

    This week Paul, Chantelle and Katharine visited Stratford-upon-Avon – we kicked off our trip with a backstage tour of the Royal Shakespeare Company. We learnt about staging, hair […]

  • Formans Smoked Salmon Factory London

    Gone Fishing…

    Formans Fish Island and smoke house Last week, Jenny from the Day Trips department and Mark from UK and Ireland Operations, took a trip to Formans Smoke Island […]

  • Queens of Chester

    Manchester & The Queens of Chester

    Chester is a popular destination with plenty of attractions to explore and a great variety of hotels to suit all budgets. Sarah, Charlotte and Katharine from the UK […]

  • Daresbury Church, Cheshire

    The Treasure of Cheshire, Greatdays journey into Wonderland

    Monastery to Mansion It was a cold and wet January day in Cheshire.   Jenny from Day Trips and Katharine from UK Product Development made the small hop […]

  • Vase earthenware at Wedgewood museum

    All the Tea in China

    Marina and Katharine from the UK department were guests of World of Wedgwood in Stoke-on-Trent. We were treated to a guided tour of the museum where we heard […]

  • The team at Chatsworth House

    A Posh Christmas

    Executive Director Paul, along with Marina and Katharine from the UK department spent a day in Derbyshire visiting Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall, both are around an 1 […]

  • 60's party Chester

    60’s Christmas in Full Swing

    Swinging 60’s Christmas party Greatdays Swinging 60’s party revellers have packed dance floors across the country this Christmas season!   Over 4,500 guests have enjoyed music by Burt […]

  • Dawn and Lilya passing Tower Bridge

    London Spectacular Showboat

    Dawn from our Sales team and Lilya from our London/Incoming team, have just escorted our spectacular London Showboat tour, staying one night at Guoman Tower Hotel, Tower Bridge. […]

  • Waterford Winterval Gina and friend

    An Irish Crystal Christmas

    Recently our B2B Sales Manager, Gina, travelled over to Southern Ireland to visit the Waterford Winterval, an annual Festive event now in its 5th  year.  Greatdays featured a […]

  • Katharine and Gina on the new British Airways i360 Observation Tower

    Going Up, Down South and to the West End!

    Gina, our roving Sales Manager, headed down South recently where she attended the Annual Christmas Dinner hosted by the Coach Tourism Association at the Langstone Hotel on Hayling […]

  • Dawn and Alexandra at the Pont du Gard, Provence

    Perfect Provence

    Dawn from our Sales team and Alexandra from our European Operations department have just sampled three nights in Provence in South of France with its beautiful countryside replete with […]

  • Gina and Martin with Viva Showgirls

    Viva Variety Blackpool

    Martin Slater and Gina Halden were guests at the Viva Variety season finale on Sunday 13th November. Headlined by vocal legend, Joe Longthorne and a 4 piece live band and […]

  • Norton Priory Museum - Undercroft

    Cheshire’s Hidden Gem – Monastery to Museum

    Our B2B Sales Manager, Gina Halden, recently took the opportunity to visit a nearby local attraction which is featured in our NEW Day Trips for Groups Brochure (Northern […]

  • Swanage steam train with Corfe Castle to the left

    Busy in Bournemouth

    The training pool at RNLI   Sales Manager, Claire Buckley, spent last weekend with the New Meridian Association Bournemouth on their ‘sunny’ Fam trip. She certainly was kept […]

  • MSC Slendida

    We are Sailing!

    National Sales Manager, Martin Slater and Sales Manager, Claire Buckley recently visited MSC Splendida in Southampton for a tour of the facilities it has to offer. With a […]

  • Malahide Castle (Gina's Ireland Group Travel Review)

    Gina’s Annual Jaunt to the Emerald Isle

    View of Trim Castle from the rooftop terrace of Trim Castle Hotel Our Sales account manager, Gina, is very thorough when it comes to testing some of the […]

  • Emmerdale fan trip, Leeds - Libby (Emmerdale Group studio Tours in Leeds)

    Greatdays at the Emmerdale Studio Tour

    A great experience for an overnight getaway.  Last week, Sales account manager, Libby, took a FAM trip to the ITV Studios based in Leeds with UK operations’, Charlotte. Now they’ve been ‘Tried and […]

  • Martin in the pod of the British Airways i360

    British Airways i360

    I felt privileged to be invited to the pre-launch of the British Airways i360 on Tuesday the 3rd August, 2016. Opening officially on the 4thAugust, this is simply a […]

  • The Pretty Village of Hallaton in Leicestershire

    Leicester – More than a Premier League Football Team!

    Martin Slater, National Sales Manager, recently visited Leicester for a weekend break to see what else the city and some of the surrounding area had to offer other than […]

  • Viennese Waltz and the Blue Danube Experience

    Britta, from our European Department, and Gina, our B2B Sales Manager, recently experienced a Danube river cruise hosted by Croisi Europe.  The cruise started in Vienna, where Britta […]

  • London Eye & Thames Cruise at night - Group tour to London, Evening Cruise

    London product update with Mark & Amanda

    Amanda and Mark from the London Operations team, made a short visit to London to update their product knowledge a week or so back. The first stop was […]

  • Day Trip Visitors met with Cavalier attitude!

    This week our guide in Oxfordshire, Trish, surprised a Greatdays group with a visit from a 17th century Cavalier! Henley on Thames is well known for the annual Henley […]

  • Great for groups travel exhibition in Windsor

    A Royal visit to Windsor

    Dawn and Claire from our sales team attended Great for Groups South at Kempton Racecourse this week taking with them Queen Elizabeth II. To enhance the experience they […]

  • A Taste of Devon and Cornwall

    An early start today as I headed towards Buckfastleigh, South Devon, to experience the 30 minute steam journey to Totnes along the beautiful and unspoilt valley of the […]

  • Salt of the Earth

    Our roving Sales Manager, Gina Halden, has been out and about again – this time exploring a new museum in Cheshire. The Lion Salt Works Museum in Northwich, […]

  • A Day Trip fit for a Duchess

    This week I joined a group of people invited to Woburn Abbey estate to meet the Group’s Co-ordinator Lisa Weaver who would give us the group visit experience.   […]

  • St. Brelade's Bay

    A Working Break to Jersey

    My wife had been asking me to take her to Jersey so she could visit a distant relative, who she had not seen for 40 years! Naturally I […]

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