What the press say about Flavours

Flavours Holidays has been featured in the British and International press, radio, and on TV. Find out below what the critics had to say about our holidays in Italy, Spain and Morocco.


Good Housekeeping    Good Housekeeping: 10 special interest holidays to indulge your passions on a solo trip (January 2024)

telegraph logoThe Standard logo    The Evening Standard: Going it Alone: 10 of the best trips for solo travel  (January 2024)

telegraph logotelegraph logo  telegraph logoTelegraph logo    The Telegraph: The 10 holidays to make 2024 a year to remember  (January 2024)

     Inside.co.uk: 24 for 2024: Scottish companies to keep an eye on  (December 2023)



19th logo 19th Hole Magazine: Flavours of the Veneto (October 2017)

Olive Magazine Logo Olive Magazine: Bologna: a new cookery course and foodie tour (October, 2017)

Mail online Logo Mail Online: Travel: A true taste of Tuscany with Flavours Holidays (August, 2017)

Mail online Logo Mail Online: Jenny Eclair – The Ultimate Stress-Free Holiday Painting in Stunning Sicily (July, 2017)

Global Traveler Logo Global Traveler: The Wellness Issue (June, 2017)

Good HouseKeeping Logo Good Housekeeping: Great Escapes  (May, 2017)

telegraph_logo The Telegraph: Adriatic holidays: what to see and do  (May, 2017)

The Sunday Times Logo The Sunday Times Ireland: Cook Like a Don on the Island of Plenty (May, 2017)

The Sunday Times Logo The Sunday Times: Journeys 2017 For Foodies (April, 2017)

Mail Online logo Mail Online: The pasta masters: Learning how to chop, batter and drink like an Italian pro in the glorious Venetian hills (February, 2017)

The Week The Week magazine: Learning from the locals – Cookery holidays with extra bite (February, 2017)

The Times Logo The Times: The 50 best holidays in Italy (January, 2017)


Awards in 2015

During 2015 we won the Tom Buchanan Business Award as Best Employer of the Year.

We won The Ecommerce Awards for Best Travel Website.

We were short-listed for the British Travel Awards nominated us in two categories.

And finally we were in the Business Women Scotland Awards as Employer of the Year!


Awards in 2014

2014 was a fabulous year for Flavours and our team.  We were rewarded for our work by being shortlisted for many prestigious awards such as Scotland’s Modern Apprenticeship Awards for Micro Employer of the Year. We were also commended by the Good Web Guide for our website and were finalists of the Food and Travel Magazine Readers’ Awards as tour operator of the year. Thank you for all of your support.

What the Press have been saying about us


The Telegraph Logo The Telegraph: The best cookery courses in Italy (Sept, 2014)

New! Magazine Logo New Magazine!: School Holidays: Pilates in Sicily (June, 2014)

The Independent Logo The Independent: Travel agenda (May, 2014)

The Telegraph Logo The Telegraph: Cookery courses in Italy: booking advice (May 2014)

The Independent Logo The Independent: Travel Deals (May, 2014)

The Independent Logo The Independent: Great getaways (April, 2014)





  • BA High Life (July, 2009)




  • House & Garden Magazine (December, 2006) “Gourmet Travel”
  • BBC Holiday programme (December, 2006 – Puglia) “Cooking in Puglia with Nicky Chapman”
  • Telegraph (September, 2006 – Lazio)
  • Scotsman Magazine (February, 2006) (660 KB)




If you are a journalist thinking of covering any of our luxury Italian cookery holidays then please see our press trip information for further details.