Clubbing Holidays: The Twenty-Something's Answer to World Travel
European and US college students looking to spend time traveling and partying are signing up for the latest trend in travel. Clubbing holidays are
increasingly popular with young people, particularly the 18 to 30-year-old crowd.
Travel agencies are targeting this sector with holiday packages centered around the world's best clubs. Travel agencies that specialize in clubbing
holidays are springing up everywhere, particularly on the Internet. It signifies a trend toward travel for purposes of partying as opposed to sight seeing
or relaxing. Twenty-somethings looking to spend time on the world's best dance floors should consider these clubbing holiday destinations:
* Ibiza: Look at any top clubbing holiday destinations list and you'll likely find Ibiza near or at the top. This island is the third largest of the Balearics in
Spain's Mediterranean. It's considered a part of Spain, but is one of many of Spain's "autonomous communities." It supports its own
government, schools and health and social services. It also has its own distinctive culture, a mix of Spanish and other historical influences.
Ibiza has long been known as the party capital of Europe. It is even known by many as the party capital of the world. The island did not earn this
reputation by chance. It was a carefully plotted strategy by tourism officials in past decades to draw visitors to the small island. Today it is well-known
for its variety of clubs which cater almost exclusively to tourists. It is, in fact, home to the world's largest nightclub.
Ibiza draws millions of clubbing holiday tourists annually. Most of them fall into the 18-30 year old category, and if the music gets too much the Ibiza
weather forecast is normally great.
The island's reputation often belies its true cultural history though. Ibiza is also home to large protected natural environmental areas. These have
received World Heritage Site recognition from the United Nations. This status ensure