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Insight Vacations 40th Anniversary

We've perfected our guided vacations over 40 years

A lot has happened in the last 40 years – the world has changed and so have we, but our commitment to taking you on a fantastic, premium vacation has not.

Join us as we celebrate 40 years of travel, innovation and memories in the best way possible – by continuing the tradition and traveling somewhere exciting in 2018.

40 Years of Innovation

Rome wasn't built in a day and neither was the modern Insight vacation. Take a look at how we've perfected our guided vacations over 40 years. They just keep getting better and better!



A premium guided vacation is born, hiring the best Travel Directors.



The Bee Gee's Saturday Night Fever album is certified 16x platinum with hits like "Stayin' Alive".



Began prioritizing premium, central and scenic hotels. For example, always staying at hotels on the islands of Venice.


Whitney Houston reimagines the classic Dolly Parton hit "I Will Always Love You," which becomes the best-selling single by a woman in music history.



Began prioritizing dining in local restaurants vs. dining in hotels.



Introduced off-the-beaten-path, Country Roads journeys.


Cher releases her record-breaking single, Believe - the #1 hit was her first in 24 years and introduced much of the world to the now-popular auto-tune.



Introduced oversized brochures for premium look and feel.


Introduced Easy Pace journeys (called Extra Leisure at first).



Reimagined Insight with smaller groups of 40 by exclusively customizing our motorcoaches to have fewer seats and double the standard legroom.


After a controversial performance the previous year, Paul McCartney delivers a crowd-pleasing Super Bowl half-time show for the record books, viewed by 86 million people.


Partnership launched with TreadRight Foundation (then known as The Conservation Foundation) to support sustainable travel.



Introduced Special Interest Journeys. Trendsetter: ahead of the curve with Iceland Itinerary launched.



Introduced Dine Around experiences. Trendsetter: ahead of the curve with Malta itinerary launched.



Launched tailor-made Travel Director Professional Development Program.


Introduced VIP Sistine Chapel experience with the exclusive Bramante Staircase viewing.


Trendsetters: ahead of the curve with exclusive Portugal itinerary and WWI Battlefields itinerary launched.


Trendsetters: ahead of the curve with exclusive Croatia itinerary launched.



Partnership launched with MSF (Doctors Without Borders)


From YouTube star to holder of 14 Guinness World Records, Justin Bieber is among the generation's most successful pop sensations.


Introduced Farm-to-Table dining experiences.



Launched Feefo guest reviews on website.



Launched Dine-at-Home dining experiences.


Launched partnership with EatWith for more meal-sharing experiences.


MyInsight online holiday hub launched for ease of travel personalization.

40 Years of Music Innovation

We've curated a playlist of music milestones over the last 40 years to match our own. Tune in to songs with innovative musicians, genres, or technology that have made the greatest impact over the last 40 years in music history.


(Greatest of All Time)

These three trips launched with us in 1978 – like a fine wine, they’ve only gotten better with time (and with some exciting innovations along the way). Check out why these trips have been favorites (and best-sellers) for 40 years:

Glories of Greece

Glories of Greece

This popular journey covers a multitude of noteworthy ancient sites, majestic monuments and mystical monasteries.

NEW! Join a local chef and savour the regional specialties in a fun, exciting introduction to Greek cooking.


Highlights of Europe

Highlights of Europe

Explore quaint Germanic towns, appreciate the splendour of the quiet Italian Lakes and marvel at the most impressive cities on the Continent.

NEW! Meet a local foodie for a behind-the-scenes look into Parisian life. Sample local delicacies on a gourmet walk.


Best of Italy

Best of Italy

A showcase of Italy’s grandest attractions, including saintly Assisi, dramatic Venice, Renaissance Florence and the coastal splendors of Capri.

NEW! Taste locally-made wines and sample delicious Tuscan snacks in the underground cellar of Machiavelli's home.


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