2010 has been an exciting year for our team!  We have taken on six new members of staff, so it’s a very exciting time for us as the Turquoise team grows.  Katy Gambrill and Tracie Harries leave us hopefully only temporarily on maternity leave this year.  We are still recruiting, so if you know if anyone who has a passion for travel and would like to join our enthusiastic and growing team contact James.Bell@turquoiseholidays.co.uk.  We’ve also been busy researching those incredible destinations and going on a number of fantastic work trips.

Where We’ve Been

We’ve been all over the globe this year!  Here are the trips we’ve taken, all so we can help you find your perfect holiday:

  • Steve Wallace – Tahiti & Mauritius
  • Jo Grant – Maldives
  • Susan Friell – Barbados & Mauritius
  • Lyndsey Newton – Fiji & Mauritius
  • Brian Barton – The Cook Islands
  • Jonty Higgs – Kenya
  • Petra Stringfellow – Tasmania
  • Natalie Edwards – The Seychelles
  • Catherine Blanks  – Mauritius and South Africa
  • Polly Rusyn – Bali, Thailand & Malaysia
  • Lisa Hollis – Maldives & The Seychelles
  • Stuart Matthews – New Zealand for a wedding & Thailand
  • Karen Mauritius – Tahiti & Grenda
  • Johanna Bromiley – Barbados The Cayman Islands & Finland
  • Lara Cowtan – Maldives, Thailand, Tahiti & Barbados (Lucky girl!)
  • Bruce Rose – The Seychelles

Lisa Hollis, our fabulous wedding gift list coordinator, is now moving into sales!

We are delighted to welcome Petra Stringfellow from New Zealand to our team; if you are thinking about New Zealand for the Rugby World Cup or just to visit this amazing destination I strongly recommend you contact Petra at petra.stringfellow@turquoiseholidays.co.uk.  She has a wealth of knowledge, being a Kiwi herself, and from working for a New Zealand inbound operator in Auckland.  Turquoise offers a fabulous range of holidays to New Zealand including our innovative and unique Beach House Collection.  Itineraries start from £2224 pp.

We have also recruited Natalie Edwards, who previously has been working on super yachts around the Caribbean, Australia and The Med.  We are sure you will join us in welcoming Natalie and all our new staff.

The Little Blue Collection

This year, many of our clients and some of our employees welcomed the pitter patter of tiny feet this year!  Little Angus Bell, Josh Harries, and Isabel Matthews have all joined the Turquoise family.  Inspired by our children and by the many clients who joined us as honeymooners and return as families, we’ve launched the Little Blue Programme designed especially for families.  These programmes include daytime flights, chauffeur driven cars between your home and the airport, beautiful hotels who love kids combined with fabulous kids’ clubs. We are here to help take the strain out of booking a family holiday.  For expert advice, call our dedicated Little Blue team, all of whom have kids and understand the important of getting that family holiday right.

We’re excited to continue to grow as a company in 2011 and we hope you’ll join us.  Keep up with our blog for all the latest news on the company, our amazing range of destinations, and travel info of all kinds.

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