ABOUT US

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OUR APPROACH

  • Every one of our clients is treated as special

  • We listen... then we act to provide the solutions you need

  • Costs are affordable (with many additional business services available) 

  • 75+ years of relevant travel experience

OUR NETWORK

  • We don't employ a big team of people, but we all have a fantastic network of professionals who we know and trust.

  • This keeps us agile and flexible; it also helps to keep costs down and fees affordable.

OUR ETHOS

  • We are proud to have a strong ethical approach to business.  We care passionately about our planet.

  • We actively promote sustainable travel and were one of founding signatories on Tourism Declares to find solutions to climate change.

  • We also work with Animondial to monitor Animal Welfare in Tourism.

We know the best suppliers in adventure travel and have both the know-how and the right connections to market niche brands effectively.

 

Adventure and specialist travel is what we do best. 

"We are skilled marketeers who will help you choose the right solutions for your business.

 

We will deliver professional results whatever your budget "

OUR TEAM

Mark has spent over 30 years as a business owner, managing director and marketer in the travel and tourism sector, working with tourist boards, airlines, accommodation providers, local suppliers and agents, DMCs, tour operators and travel agents. Strategic planning and goal setting come very naturally to Mark, but he firmly believes that everything in business starts with understanding the needs and motivation of the customer. During his long career, Mark has developed several market leading products, created new brands and run several companies from start-up to sale.

"I've spent my entire career finding great adventure suppliers and marketing them to niche markets. I'm passionate about activity, adventure, nature and conservation"

Mark Wright

Founder

Lucy has over 20 years senior marketing experience, from managing global consumer brands at top advertising agencies in London and Amsterdam, to establishing small B2B businesses on a budget. She knows just how to get into the mindset of a target audience and communicate in a way that is relevant and engaging to them. Lucy has visited over 90 countries over four continents and now sees the world through new eyes with her two adventure-loving children in tow.  

 

Lucy Palmer

Client Services Director 

"Looking after the interests of our clients is what I'm passionate about.  I love what our clients offer and I love my job so you'll always get 110% effort."

Emily has 15 years’ experience in the UK travel industry in sales and product development roles. She spent the early years of her career with one of the UK’s leading adventure tour operators and has worked in the retail travel sector as well as for a niche tour operator. Emily loves adventure and responsible travel, and has visited every continent. Her travel pace has slowed in recent years as she passes on the travel bug to her young child. 

"Discovering new landscapes, wildlife and cultures are always top of my travel list. I am enthusiastic about introducing new experiences to market."

Emily Bailey

Business Development Executive

Hannah started her career in the travel industry in 2010 and has worked for two of the leading UK tour operatorsShe is passionate about responsible travel and holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Responsible Tourism Management. Hannah loves exploring new places and some of her favourite experiences to date include a safari in the Sabi Sands, reaching the Sun Gate at Machu Picchu, meeting Toby - a giant tortoise on Denis Island in the Seychelles and the 13 bungy jumps she did when working in New Zealand.  

Hannah Gelder

Business Development Executive

"Exploring new destinations through their culture, scenery and food is a passion of mine and I'm constantly dreaming about where to travel next. I love meeting new people and finding out about their experiences, which helps me to look after our clients more effectively."

Simona is an ACCA qualified chartered accountant with over 15 years of accounting experience in the UK and abroad, across a variety of sectors. She loves getting into the detail of what makes a company tick and how the numbers add up, but she also loves working with clients, partners and suppliers to ensure the finance processes are working smoothly for all! Apart from working with numbers, Simona loves discovering new travel experiences - from desert camping and wadi bashing in the middle east deserts to snorkelling in the Maldives and discovering new experiences in Istanbul.  

"Combining two of my passions a love of travel and adventure whilst feeding my inner geek and contributing to the financial management of a growing company for me is the perfect job!"

Simona Coulston

Assistant Accountant

JOIN US

We are always interested in hearing from talented people who would like to join our small team.  Any vacancies will be listed below or feel free to get in touch and let us know what you would bring to The Adventure Connection.

No recruitment agencies please.

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