Meet our travel speakers


Ann Daniels

Polar Explorer and World Record Holder

David Gallo

Presenter of one of the top 5 most popular TED talks | travel, ecology and science lecturer

Dan Buettner

Best-selling author of the blue zones solution

Terry Jones

Founder of Travelocity, co-founder of Kayak and Wayblazer

Wendy Booker

Many ways an “accidental athlete

Warren Macdonald

Catastrophic moment redefined Warren Macdonald’s life in April 1997 when a one-ton boulder fell on him during an excursion on a remote Australian isl

Tony Anderson

Driving Easyjet from a start-up to Europe's biggest airline, successfully dominating all competition, Tony Anderson is an admirable entrepreneur.

Tom Avery

Adventure has been in Tom Avery’s blood all his life

Susan Ershler

History-making mountain climber

Story Musgrave

NASA's longest-serving astronaut

Steve Ridgway CBE

Steve Ridgway is a business executive and keynote speaker, best-known as the CEO of Virgin Atlantic Airways.

Stelios Haji-Ioannou

Founder of budget airline EasyJet and the EasyGroup Stelios Haji-Ioannou is one of the greatest entrepreneurs of his generation.

Sir Richard Branson

Recent YOUGOV poll revealed that the person British workers would most like as their manager was Sir Richard Branson

Sir Ranulph Fiennes OBE

According to The Guinness Book of Records

Sir Chris Bonington CBE


Simon Calder

Senior Travel Editor for The Independent

Sean Swarner

Diagnosed with two deadly unrelated cancers before he was eighteen

Rt Hon Michael Portillo

Robyn Benincasa

Trio of Guinness World Records to her name

Robert Swan OBE

First person ever to have reached both the north