Collette has unveiled details of new escorted tours to the US and Canada in 2020.

The Spotlight on Nashville holiday features the Country Music Hall of Fame and a performance at the Grand Ole Opry. Guests can also join a traditional line dancing lesson and sample southern cuisine at an authentic saloon.

The five-night holiday costs from £2,599 including accommodation and flights from London.

Roaming Coastal Main offers clients the chance to shuck oysters, dine at a lobster shack, join a wine-tasting session and see the scenery of Acadia National Park.

The seven-night holiday costs from £2,949 including accommodation and flights.

North of the border in Canada, the Spotlight on Montreal trip takes guests on a food tour through the city’s historic Mile End District.

Clients can also learn about Quebecois cuisine during a cookery class and climb to the top of Mount Royal.

The five-night holiday costs from £1,899 including accommodation and flights.

James Howlett, Collette’s head of sales, said: “In 2019 and into 2020 we have seen a huge increase from experienced travellers with an interest for tours that feature really unique destinations and experiences.

“Along with this, our new travellers are looking for the most popular destinations that offer something really special and unique.

“These options featured provide an amazing insight into the destinations and are some of the best value-for-money experiences as well.”

Commenting on Fred Olsen Travel’s role as UK general sales agent, he added: “The partnership between Collette and Fred Olsen Travel (Fred Holidays) is off to an incredible start; the completely tailor-made European element of Fred Holidays and the worldwide escorted tour programme of Collette have really complemented each other well.

“The trade have been really responsive and engaging with us, not only seeing opportunities for Collette and their customers, but also to try our tailor-made element from Fred Holidays as well.

“The tailored marketing support and sales support we can give has been a blessing for us, helping us to support the trade properly during this busy period.”

Pictured: Montreal skyline, from Mont Royal Park.