We are your local award winning independent travel agent with over 200 years of experience and expertise within the travel industry we can offer an unbiased professional opinion, meaning you get the holiday you want with the widest choice at the best value.
Over 30 Years in the travel industry.
From August 1985 – August 1986 YTS Travel Consultant at Thomson Holidays (TUI), August 1986 – June 1989 Travel Consultant at Carousel / Airtours, June 1989 – July 1992 Travel Consultant at Lunn Poly Ltd, July 1992 – September 1994 Travel Counsellor at American Express Europe Ltd, September 1994 – September 1997 Assistant Manager at Lunn Poly Ltd (Kidderminster), September 1997 – August 1998 No 3 at Lunn Poly Ltd (Stourbridge), January 1999 – January 2000 Tourist Information Assistant Wyre Forest District Council, January 2000 – December 2003 Travel Consultant at The Travel Bureau, Since Dec 2003 Director / Company Secretary of Kinver Travel Centre Ltd
Over 40 years in the travel business.
Summerhill Travel – Senior Travel Consultant, Mackenzie Travel – Senior Travel Consultant, Severn Travel – Manager, Pickfords Travel – Branch Manager / Sales Development Manager / Area Manager / Regional Director, Design Travel International – General Manager, James Travel Group – Sales Marketing & Operations Director, Midconsort Limited (248 shops) – Chief Executive, Global Travel Group – Project Development Director, Kinver Travel Centre Limited – Managing Director.
Voluntary positions held:
ABTA Chairman / Board Director, ABTA Press Officer – BBC Midlands TV and Radio, Central TV, Skal President, EWIT Chairman, Birmingham Airport
I started as a YTS at Lunn Poly which is now known as Thomson Holidays (TUI) whilst studying at Aston University to obtain my NVQ qualifications in travel and tourism.
I then moved on to be a travel consultant at Thomas Cook trained in specialist flight sales where i stayed for the next 2 years.
After that i moved on to be senior travel consultant at The Travel Bureau, specialising in high quality tailor made holidays.
After 9 years I then moved to Kinver Travel Centre as a Senior Travel Consultant where i have been since 2007.
After studying travel and tourism and obtaining my NVQs I moved on to Lunn Poly now known as Thomson Holidays (TUI) as Travel Consultant for 5 years.
I then moved on to Thomas Cook as a Worldwide Specialist Consultant for 5 years.
I then joined Kinver Travel Centre where I have been since 2009.
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