Julia Corden
Julia Corden

International Women's Day

Today is International Women's Day and we thought we would share some of the wonderful feedback we have received for Tour Managers including Julia Corden, Alison Reid and Maureen Lightbody. 

Our excellent Tour Managers truly are at the heart of everything we do and it's always a treat to hear how much they have enhanced guests' holidays with their passion, knowledge and personable natures.

Guests who travelled with Maureen Lightbody on our Grand Tour of the Outer Hebrides holiday, 5th October 2021

“She was very knowledgeable, and able to integrate her own personal stories appropriately. She had good relationships with everyone, she was able to make a difficult decision about sailing to Barra, and then reorganise the day to be very interesting around Uists and Benbecula.”

“Extremely enthusiastic and knowledgeable. Nothing was a problem for her. Smiled throughout the holiday and was always cheery and helpful. A credit to Brightwater.”

“We could not believe the amount of information that she knew about the attractions, but also the area and villages that passed. She really amazed us.”

Guests who travelled with Alison Reid on our Grand Tour of the Outer Hebrides holiday, 12th October 2021

“Alison was fantastic: knowledgeable and thoroughly dependable. Everything went smoothly, a huge achievement in these COVID times. Any issues were quickly and satisfactorily resolved, nothing too much trouble thank you.”

“Can't rate Alison highly enough. She went above and beyond to accommodate everyone's needs and requests.”

“Alison was the perfect guide. A very knowledgeable lady and extremely sociable.”

Guests who travelled with Susan Pomeroy on Scotland’s Extreme North West, 4th October 2021

“Very knowledgeable guide who added little comments to amuse!”

“Very knowledgeable and clearly loved the area.”

Guests who travelled with Morag Brodie on our Autumn Tints of Arran tour, 18th October 2021

“Very knowledgeable, highly professional, very caring about the welfare of the group.”

“Very knowledgeable about Arran.”

Guests who travelled with Julia Corden on Gardens of Costa Rica, 28th January 2022 and Southern Costa Rica, 8th February 2022

“Very knowledgeable about plants, trees and wildlife. Approachable and friendly at all times.”

“Very knowledgeable about flora and fauna, clear in information/instructions.”


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International Women's Day was published on 8 March 2022

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