Groups (Organized Groups)

We have a team exclusively dedicated to group travel that caters to both affinity and special interest groups, of all budget levels and durations, customizing the itinerary to fit the specific needs and interests of the group.

The devoted team of travel consultants are experienced specialists who travel extensively within the destination. Each year, the Groups team has travel inspections in our destination Azores Islands to keep themselves updated on new services, products and experiences.

We have successfully organized innovative, unique and interactive group itineraries for a wide variety of interests: volunteer/charity organizations, educational institutions, sports´ teams & enthusiasts, faith-based groups, cultural and historical groups, nature-based groups, gastronomy and wine groups, walking/hiking groups, botanical/garden groups, cultural/historical groups, farming and agricultural groups, etc..

An established process for creating the best programmes

  1. Making contact
    All enquiries are handled in a timely fashion by our expert travel consultants´ team
  2. Understanding you
    We make it our business to get to know you, your business, and your customers so we can provide tailor-made itineraries that perfectly suit your customers as well as maximizing your revenue.
  3. In expert hands
    Our experienced travel consultants´ team works closely with our suppliers, which we ensure to get to know personally, to secure the best options for you.
  4. Our exclusive offer
    Our specialist knowledge and love for the Azores Islands enables us to create and deliver unique, memorable group tour programmes.
  1. Premium customer service
    You will work with one of our dedicated group experts for the duration of your group from quote to return home and even end of tour follow up.
  2. Delivering treasured memories
    Trust in our over 45 years' experience and in our dedicated team to create, manage, and deliver wonderful travel experiences for your customers - leaving them with memories to treasure.
  3. Our unique offer
    Our goal is to be your partner, working alongside you to develop exciting, great value custom travel programmes for you and your customers time and time again.

Normally our Group product is segmented into different categories:

Classic Group Itineraries

These pre-made, extensively tested and approved itineraries are designed to ensure that the main highlights of the Azores destination are seen and experienced. If these programs do not meet your interests or requirements, all itineraries can be modified, contact us and we will tailor-made an Itinerary for you.

Tailored Groups

Group Travel isnt necessarily a one size fits all thing. Frequently the groups interests are in something different or just more specific. A tailor-made holiday is exactly what it sounds like, a custom trip built according to your groups needs. You or your client decide whats on the itinerary, choosing exactly which Azorean Islands to visit, how long to spend in each Island, and what to do. This way a totally unique trip is created.

We can deliver all the services needed for your Group Travel, such as:

  • Flights and Boats
  • Hotels / Accommodation
  • Land Transportation
    • Bus, Minibus, Vans and Taxis
  • A good selection of Restaurants, Menus and Dishes
  • Dedicated Tour Guide with your Group Profile
  • Meet and Greet, Airport Assistance and Transfers
  • Sightseeing, Excursions and Tours
  • Land Activities
    • 4x4 Tours, Walks, Hiking, Bike Rides, Golf
  • Sea Activities
    • Whale Watching, Swimming with Dolphins, Diving, Boat Trips
  • Special interest itineraries such themes as:
    • Gardens, Farms, Wine

Groups On Set Departures

Most of Melo Travel DMC groups are privately guided and tailored to suit specific travel dates, but we also offer some fixed departure group trips.

Our Set Departure Group trips were designed aiming at those who opt for a guided holiday on the Azores Islands and are willing to share their excursions, activities and experiences with other travelers.

Set Departure Group trips have the advantage of generally being easier for you or your client to book, usually there is a low minimum of participants required to run the trip, the selected itineraries are extensively tested and approved to ensure that the main highlights of the Azores destination are seen and experienced.

Ideal for single travelers looking for companionship, friends or couples and families, group travel can offer camaraderie. Our groups can be formed by people of different nationalities, providing a fun opportunity to meet new people while exploring the Azores Islands destination. What our travelers have in common is a passion to experience the vast diversity of the Azores scenery, history and culture enjoying a relaxed guided holiday.