Ibiza

WTM Virtual: Ibiza sees rise in biking and hiking

Cycling and hiking have been more popular than ever in Ibiza this year.

With the clubs closed and the island placed on the UK quarantine list, summer tourism expectedly took a hit in 2020, but for those who did arrive for sun, sea and sand instead turned to exploring the island's coastline and enjoying a quieter pace of life than might be expected from an Ibiza getaway. 

As slow travel and being outdoors emerge as post-pandemic travel trends, Ibiza has a chance to thrive in a new market by making the most of its natural landscapes, a more than suitable backdrop for a steadier pace of holidaying.

Family business Walking Ibiza has been organising challenges to cover the entire coastline in four days while biking, walking and kayaking - beginning at the Ibiza Old Town and covering the island's lesser-explored caves, cliffs and bays.

The Destination Promoter, Diana Riera, said the north of the island had trails into the forests while the east offered incredible coastline walks and that across Ibiza there were pathways that led to hidden landscapes - allowing for a varied holiday for those looking for a range of more tranquil excursions while on the island.

Speaking at the WTM Virtual in London, Riera added that going off the beaten track could become more popular, explaining: 

“People were cycling and hiking more than ever. They are interested in being outdoors and enjoying our nature and wildlife. What’s really fun is that afterwards you can jump into the sea for a swim. It’s really beautiful, the water is warm and it’s refreshing.”

For more on what Ibiza has to offer, visit www.ibiza.travel


More News...

Aegean Airlines moves acr…

Aegean Airlines moves across to new Terminal Two at Manchester Airport

Aegean Airlines becomes the latest airline to relocate to Manchester Airport’s new-look ‘super-terminal’ on July 27.

British Airways announce …

British Airways announce summer beach flight and holiday sale

British Airways and British Airways Holidays have launched a flight and holiday sale to the European and Caribbean shores for later this summer.

Rabbie’s announces new tw…

Rabbie’s announces new two-day tour from London

Rabbie’s has announced a brand-new two-day Windsor, Stonehenge, Bath & Oxford tour, combining several of the company’s most popular English destinations beginning from August 15, 2021.

TruTravels offers up to 5…

TruTravels offers up to 50% savings across selected European trips

The sale runs until September 15, 2021, and includes up to 50% off select trips to Greece and Croatia this year. 

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays…

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays adds new document feature to mobile apps

Covid-19-related documents can now be uploaded to the airline and tour operator's mobile apps.

Finnair brings Brits back…

Finnair brings Brits back on board

Fully vaccinated UK guests can travel quarantine- and test-free on any of Finnair's 21 weekly scheduled flights. 

Blue Bay Travel's new twi…

Blue Bay Travel's new twin-centre trips

UK-based operator Blue Bay Travel has expanded its offering, launching twin-centre holidays across the Middle East and Indian Ocean.

European Waterways announ…

European Waterways announces relaunch of annual Italian solo cruise

The 20-passenger La Bella Vita will sail the six-night itinerary once again on October 10, 2021. 

Finland opens today to fu…

Finland opens today to fully vaccinated UK travellers

Finnish border restrictions will ease from July 26, allowing travellers from the UK who have been fully vaccinated to enter with no additional quarantine or testing requirements.

AttractionWorld names new…

AttractionWorld names new head of product

Phillipa Standley has taken on the new role at the theme park and attraction ticket specialist. 

Sandals Resorts commemora…

Sandals Resorts commemorates National Travel Agent Day with a special offer

Agents can get an extra £200 when booking breaks departing before October 31, 2021.

Sky Princess arrives in U…

Sky Princess arrives in UK for the first time

Princess Cruises’ Sky Princess docked into the port of Southampton today, marking the ship’s inaugural visit to the UK.

Prev Next

twn Are you sure that you want to switch to desktop version?