HAYES & JARVIS

Meet the team

At Hayes & Jarvis, our people have always been at the heart of our company. 

Our team comes from all walks of life, and many have first-hand knowledge of the destinations we offer having lived or worked there.

So they understand the little intricacies, local customs and unique quirks that are essential to know and are invaluable when it comes to ensuring you make the most of your time and budget.

Find out a little more about our team below, where you can meet just a handful of our Destination Specialists sharing some of their recent travel experiences and top tips.

A group of employees

Our travels in 2017

Our Destination Experts love travelling and their in depth and up to date knowledge is what enables them to create unforgettable tailor made holidays for each and every client.

To keep on top of what's changing in each destination, try out new experiences and test run new hotels, you'll find them regularly travelling to all four corners of the globe, and 2017 was no exception.

Have a peak at where they went and what they got up to!

Meet some of our experts

Leah Quinn at the Taj Mahal

Leah

Where have you travelled to?
India, South Africa, Thailand, Mexico, Malaysia, Jordan, Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong, Mauritius, Aruba and Qatar.

Favourite destination you've visited?
South Africa.

Must pack item?
An extension lead, you can charge all your devices at the same time and never be without something for taking those amazing photos.

Where is next on your travel wish list?
Exuma in the Bahamas as I would love to swim with the pigs, or Elephant Hills in Thailand to see these majestic animals.

Karen Whyte

Karen

Where have you travelled to?
Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Maldives, Mauritius, Jamaica, Mexico, Dubai, Hawaii, South Africa, Hong Kong, USA and Canada.

Favourite destination you've visited?
South Africa - the stunning scenery, the warm & friendly people and diverse cultures just drew me in.

Must pack item?
My camera to capture the 'pinch me' moments when I finally get to a bucket-list destination.

Where is next on your travel wish list?
Sri Lanka, I'm looking forward to experiencing the history and beauty that Sri Lanka has to offer.

Amanda O'Brien with Buddhist Monks in Cambodia

Amanda

Where have you travelled to?
Dubai, Abu Dhabi, South Africa, Mauritius, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Mexico, Barbados and Bali.

Favourite destination you've visited?
Thailand.

Must pack item?
Mosquito repellent – always an important item to remember!

Where is next on your travel wish list?
India, China or Japan.

Tracey Crowley in Thailand

Tracy

Where have you travelled to?
Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Singapore, Bali, Japan, China, Hong Kong, Maldives, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, Dubai, Kenya, South Africa, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Aruba and Barbados.

Favourite destination you've visited?
Japan.

Must pack item?
Rehydration sachets.

Where is next on your travel wish list?
Costa Rica.

Claire Somers in Kuala Lumpur

Claire

Where have you travelled to?
Kenya, South Africa, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Maldives, Mauritius, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai, Cuba, Mexico, Dominican Republic, United States and Canada.

Favourite destination you've visited?
I always love travelling each year to new and exciting destinations and this year I was incredibly lucky to travel to Penang and Kuala Lumpur. It was my first time in Malaysia and it certainly won't be my last!

Must pack item?
Mosquito Spray, there's nothing worse than being bitten.

Where is next on your travel wish list?
Sri Lanka is next on my never-ending travel bucket list! I believe it is a very beautiful country with stunning scenery, endless beaches and lots of cultural attractions to visit.

Orlagh Hogan

Orlagh

Where have you travelled to?
Thailand, Australia, Bali, India, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Seychelles, South Africa, Kenya, Dominican Republic, St Lucia, Barbados, Antigua, St Kitts & Nevis, Jamaica, Bahamas, USA, Abu Dhabi and Dubai

Favourite destination you've visited?
Very hard to pick between Thailand and Kenya (two totally different holidays)!

Must pack item?
Mosquito repellent – it seems to be the most important item for most of us but it's one you won't want to forget!

Where is next on your travel wish list?
New York, Miami & Caribbean Cruise.