Dedicated to European exploration since 1979
In 2019 we celebrated 40 years of success as a European destination specialist. With a focus on providing high quality European itineraries to our partners in the travel industry, we’re a company that believes in people working with people. The steady growth of our business is a result of the strong relationships built by our leaders and teams with our clients and suppliers.
United by a shared passion for travel, our professional and knowledgeable team understands the needs of our worldwide clients and this goes hand-in-hand with the support and trust that our partners and suppliers have given us.
We gain leverage through our established network of suppliers, to pass on cost-effective travel solutions
Our team can swiftly tailor-make a detailed itinerary to meet your requirements
1970s: Daysaway Travel Ltd established
Based in London, Daysaway Travel began as an incoming tour operator which specialised in student travelers from Scandinavia, Germany and America visiting the UK.
1979: Europe Incoming established as an off-shoot of Daysaway Travel Ltd
1980s: Uma Somia joins Daysaway Travel
Daysaway Travel began to diversify into adult groups from France touring the UK – both for leisure travel and for incentive group travel – which then extended to Spain and Belgium.
1994: Voyages Daysaway established
Expansion into other European cities lead to the opening of Voyages Daysaway which specialised in incoming travel to France.
1996: Daysaway Travel changes name to Europe Incoming
The business had started to operate groups across Europe and the vision was to create a strong local presence, with offices throughout Europe offering the same high standard of service irrespective of location.
1997: Europe Incoming Scotland established
Demand for other destinations grew and this saw the establishment of Europe Incoming Scotland. James Grieve spearheaded this office, armed with vast experience and knowledge in a niche market.
2001: Europe Incoming’s Italian office established
Due to growing demands from our customers, EI opened an office in Italy which is headed up by Lidia Boscariol.
2002 – present: Europe Incoming continues global expansion
EI begins to offer pan-European services to more long haul markets, such as America, the Middle East, and South America, while retaining an ethos of based on trust, reliability and exceptional customer service.
2010: FITbookings.com created
The FIT market was growing and to cater to these demands, Staffan Nilsson implemented our online booking portal which has since gained its own success for both offline and online bookings, worldwide.
2012 – present: Sales and operations offices expand, worldwide
Dylan Lall is responsible for spearheading multiple projects for the growth of the business, including expansion of operating and sales offices worldwide and numerous online marketing projects.
2013: Europe Incoming’s German sales & marketing office opens
Claudia Stimmel heads up our office in Germany.
2013: Europe Incoming’s Swiss office opens
2014: Europe Incoming’s Indian sales & operations office opens
Following increased demand in this key market, this office was initially led by Milind Salaskar with a team of just two. Within four years we now have 28 team members and India now contributes to over 35% of EI’s business portfolio.
2018: Europe Incoming’s presence extends into Canada and North America
David Boigne now represents EI in Canada and North America.
2018: Europe Incoming’s Australian sales office opens
2019: Europe Incoming celebrates 40 years and continues to thrive
Europe Incoming London currently has a team of 38, with numerous divisions taking care of multiple market segments covering Europe, Asia, South America, Canada, North America, the Middle East and Australia.
Helping agents to grow
We are the trusted provider of European travel solutions for MICE, FITs, students and leisure groups.
What our clients say
"Working with Europe Incoming has allowed our company to greatly expand our European market share. No longer having to mix and match suppliers and services across multiple countries affords our Sky Vacations team time to focus on curating and selling itineraries rather than what can often feel like endless emails and follow ups. For both our FIT and group clients, Europe Incoming provides us with expert support, quick responses and a level of professionalism that makes us rock stars."
Since the very first day of AlfA Travel – 25 years ago – we have been working together with Europe Incoming. The team have always done their utmost to fullfil all the requests made from our Danish group – and they have done that in the very best way. We don't just see them as a incoming agent – they are friends of AlfA Travel and I have always enjoyed their Company. You just can't get a better partner
The Europe Incoming team are a pleasure to work with always providing great service, professional demeanour and thorough, detailed replies to enquiries. We have worked with them for many years, with great results and happy clients, even through this past challenging year, and their solution-oriented approach helps us deliver successful concert tours to the high standards our clients expect from us. Looking forward to our continued collaboration!
"EF and Europe Incoming have been working together for many years and each year just keeps getting better and better, the team always deliver professional quality services and products ensuring our high standards and expectations are met and our customers receive the best experience whilst on tour"
"Europe Incoming and Veena World are partners since it's inception. We share a strong professional and personal bond which has resulted in many beautiful tours full of delightful moments and happy memories for us and our guests. We admire and appreciate them for their passion, integrity and enthusiasm. Here's to growing together in the years to come!"
'What makes educational tourism business successful? It is the people I make business with. Passion for work and respect for clients as it is the background of our success. Personal treatment as we know the importance of being heard and appreciated. Flexibility as life is dynamic and changeable. Thinking out of the box as it helps us to find solutions to every potential problem. Never giving up as everything can be solved. Those are the main reasons that I choose to work with Europe Incoming.'
"Europe incoming have been nothing but professional since we began our collaboration 4 years ago. Fast and efficient turnaround times across European destinations, coupled with excellent local knowledge, contacts and expertise."
'Europe Incoming is the partner for our school trips for many years. We love to work with them. The information provided is always very quick, correct and complete. Besides that the team is very dedicated to arrange the most beautiful programs for our schools'
Europe Incoming is an outstanding partner for the organization of group travel in Europe. The entire team offers professional and efficient service, while having very competitive rates. From the submission to the field management of the groups, they are always available and we are always confident that a trip organized jointly with them will be a success.
"Europe Incoming have been our trusted, long-term partner for years! Thanks to their reliable, flexible and professional on-the-ground team we've delivered a multitude of exceptional programs. That's why they remain as our one and only partner."
We at Shaadi Squad collaborated with Europe Incoming for the first time for a wedding we planned in London in the month of April 2022. Right from dealing with hotels, vendors and suppliers, to coordinating tasting sessions, helping with local requirements and ensuring smooth execution of the wedding - the entire process was immaculate!
Europe incoming is a professional, powerful and strong partner. Especially their expert knowledge as an incoming agent regarding school student travel, which exceeds that of any other incoming partners allows us to set ourselves apart from our competitors. Europe Incoming has great cooperations which allow us to provide the perfect price-performance
If we had to keep only one DMC, very sincerely, it would be Europe Incoming. It's a real pleasure to work together and it's extremely sincere: top responsiveness, understanding of our needs, ability to adapt, care of the services, reasonable prices, what more could we ask for? We have been customers for almost 15 years, maybe more, and we remain loyal for all these reasons.