The Adaptable Group’s Managing Director for over 14 years Bruce has recently become our company chairman. With over 45 years experience in the group travel industry, 40 of which are in the educational group travel sector, Bruce continues to advise and assist with all areas of our business adding his wealth of experience whenever and wherever it is required.
After an F.E. education in design and achieving a BA Hons in Business and Tourism Ian joined Adaptable Travel in 1998. After 5 years in the sales department Ian was promoted to Sales Manager 3 years later Ian moved to the role of Managing Director. Now responsible for overseeing all areas of our business Ian is continuing to invest his time in moving the business forward, growing all of our existing markets and explor... more
With over 30 years experience in the group travel industry and over 5 years experience as an F.E. lecturer in Tourism, Ann is a crucial member of the team. Ann has worked in the majority of our departments including sales and operations before taking on this financial role over 10 years ago. As Finance Director Ann is now responsible for ensuring all of the financial elements of your tour are handled in an efficient, organised and candid manner.
Matt joined Adaptable Travel in 2006 after completing a BA Hons and a MA in Tourism and Business with Birmingham University. Matt quickly progressed from sales administrator to Sales and Marketing Manager. After several years of growth, Matt is now the company Sales Director, responsible for letting as many teachers kow as possible about Adaptable Travel through innovative new school trip ideas, developing new m... more
After achieving a BA Hons in Dance and Theatre Arts at London Goldsmiths College Debbie split her time between teaching dance and travelling throughout Europe before settling down in the Cotswolds and joining Adaptable Travel as an operations administrator in 2002. In 2004 Debbie was promoted to Senior Operations Consultant and she has now compiled a great understanding of all our destinations and tours becoming... more
After travelling much of Europe, living in Australia and the US, Kerry completed a BA in Sociology & Education, and considered a career in teaching. However it was whilst at university that Kerry studied the ‘Learning Outside the Classroom’ manifesto, and had the opportunity to work closely with the organisations and visiting schools to witness the impact school trips had on the pupils. It was this module that ... more
Julie studied at the University of Birmingham gaining a BSc in Geography and a MSc in Hospitality and Tourism Management while working part time in a range of Hospitality roles including accommodation management. Julie joined Adaptable in 2006 and quickly developed a large number of regular clients, across a full range of curriculum areas in all of our key markets.
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Jack joined Adaptable Travel as an apprentice after undergoing the Prince’s Trust scheme where he developed many skills. From the very start of Jack's two year apprenticeship with Adaptable Travel, it was clear he was set to become a crucial cog in the Adaptable Travel team. Jack passed his two year apprenticeship with ease and is now a fully fledged Educational Travel Consultant. Jack has excellent customer s... more
Summor joined Adaptable in 2012 after completing her education and having previously worked in customer facing roles in retail and hospitality. Summor has a passion for travel, and so Adaptable Travel were delighted to have her on board. In her spare time, Summor likes to get creative, and can be found taking and editing photos, in addition to expanding her literary skills writing books.
Grace joined Adaptable Travel in 2013, eager to forge a career in the travel industry. Grace previously has experience in business administration and customer service roles including in a call centre, the third sector and a fashion and textiles organisation. But Grace felt her experience in working with customers directly is what she enjoyed, and Adaptable Travel were delighted to take her on-board, with many... more
Alicia joined Adaptable Travel after graduating from university with a Joint Honours degree in French and Spanish and was eager to put these language skills to use with Adaptable Travel, where she is now a pivitol member of our successful operations team. Being fluent in French and Spanish, Alicia has enjoyed living in both France and Spain and so has had great opportunities to put these language skills to good ... more
Ayesha’s polite and confident personality is perfect for her role as Operations Administrator. She has quickly established herself as a vital team member for Adaptable Travel, and spends her day completing numerous important operational tasks, from booking flights to sourcing theatre tickets, to undertaking risk management activities. Ayesha undertook the Big Challenge recently, which included a 12mile hike amongst other challenges.
Nicki is a crucial cog in the Adaptable Travel team. Nicki liaises with finance teams up and down the UK to ensure all aspects of payments are clarified and is on hand to answer any questions that may arise.
Chester is a multi-talented designer, with a passion for design and making complex concepts look simply and easy to understand. Applying his critical eye to all we produce, Chester is an all-rounder in the design sphere, applying his vast design skills to all we do at Adaptable Travel, making our ideas, products and service easier to understand.
Chester has a hand in just about everything that looks goo... more
Lauren studied Joint Honours French and Italian at the University of Leeds and joined Adaptable Travel in 2016. Whilst completing her studies she lived and worked abroad in France and Italy as an English Language Assistant, giving her valuable insight into both the language and culture of European countries. During this time she developed her passion for travel and education, in particular language learning and i... more
During her time at university studying International Tourism Management at Sheffield Hallam University, Beth completed a one year placement as an International College Programme Intern at Walt Disney World, Orlando. The placement year was the highlight of her university experience and gave her valuable skills in delivering exceptional guest service and ignited the passion to pursue a career in the tourism industr... more
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