This month Riviera Travel launches its new ‘For Solo Travellers’ collection featuring destinations such as China, Morocco, Sicily, Madeira and the Dalmatian Coast for the first time.

The increasing numbers of UK travellers choosing to explore the world alone was recognised as a trend in ABTA’s latest Holiday Habits Survey. Solo travel is most popular with the over 65s, 18% of whom have travelled alone in the past 12 months with 81% stating they did so for the opportunity to be able to do what they want.

New solo escorted tours include Marrakesh & The Atlas Mountains for Solo Travellers from £749pp, Valencia and the Orange Grove Coast for Solo Travellers from £1,199pp, Budapest, Bratislava & Vienna for Solo Travellers from £1,499pp, Madeira, the Pearl of the Atlantic for Solo Travellers from £1,349pp, Sicily: Classic and Undiscovered for Solo Travellers from £1,399pp and Paris for Solo Travellers from £469pp.

New solo cruises include The Douro, Porto & Salamanca River Cruise and The Dalmatian Coast Yacht Cruise.