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Solo travel hotter than ever

Sophie Hodge

Gone are the days when you needed a partner or a group to see the world, travel companies are now departing with just one traveller.

Boutique Australian travel company, McLachlan Tours, have set a new standard in bespoke travel as they launch Discover Asia, a range of quality, personalised itineraries that will depart with just one passenger.

Managing Director at McLachlan Tours, Peter Smith, said that travellers are looking for intimate immersive experiences to actively partake in local culture and cuisine – exactly what the new itineraries will focus on.

“The hallmark of Discover Asia is the fact that itineraries can be uniquely crafted rather than bought off-the-shelf, with no group too small to enjoy our exotic experiences and personal attention. In fact, detailed itineraries can even be devised for solo travellers – a service that’s been significantly lacking in the industry to date,” he said.

The new travel experience will feature countries such as Bhutan, Borneo, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, India, Laos, Taiwan, Japan, China, Vietnam, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong and Cambodia.

Along with the new brand launch, McLachlan Tours have re-launched their website, making for ease of booking and enhanced useability.

“Part of the philosophy of Discover Asia is to value our partnerships with travel agency partners. We are a preferred supplier with many of the nation’s leading travel agency groups, our friendly and knowledgeable reservations team can customise itineraries for clients to a huge range of destinations and streamline the booking process, and our new Discover Asia website offers comprehensive information to communicate this exciting new offering to clients seeking a truly unique experience,” said Mr Smith.

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