Meet The Team
All of the team at Pillinger World Travel work together to create your perfect holiday, from the initial enquiry, right through the planning stages and then the subsequent booking process, we provide expert help and advise to ensure your holiday will run smoothly. Customer service is our priority and this is reflected in the way your booking is then administered, ticketed and the additional services that we offer such as arranging airport car parking, booking local excursions as well as practical advice on visas, passports and medical insurance.
KATE PILLINGERKate is the Managing Director of Pillinger World Travel, and deals with the accounts, book keeping and everyday running of the company. Kate started the business with Gavin in December 2005, and has been in the travel industry for 18 years. Kate has traveled extensively throughout America, the Caribbean, the Indian Ocean and Africa and has also been on several cruises; Kate has extensive first hand knowledge of most of the Greek Islands and has visited plenty of European beach resorts. Kate's specialist areas are the Greek Islands, family holidays and group holidays including stag and hen weekends, as well as city breaks.
Kate's favourite place is Ammes beach in Kefalonia.
GAVIN PILLINGERGavin is the Managing Director/ America Specialist at Pillinger World Travel. Gavin has extensive knowledge of Florida, and the rest of the USA, and has been in the industry for 15 years. Gavin has traveled to many different places throughout the world, as well as repeated visits to Florida and the rest of the USA. He has a steadily increasing number of repeat and recommended customers for Florida holidays, and has recently started to expand his specialist area to include multi-centre holidays across the USA, individually tailor made to the customer's requirements. His experience in this area means he can suggest the best routes to get the most out of each individual holiday.
Gavin's favourite place is Siesta Key South West Florida.
FIONA COXHEADFiona is a senior retail sales consultant for Pillinger World Travel; she has built up her own client base of local repeat and recommended customers. Fiona has been on numerous educational visits on behalf of our company to places that we specialize in, such as Florida, Egypt, Spain, Corsica, Paris and even a tour round Ireland, as well as spending a day on the Orient Express!! Fiona has been in the leisure industry for 15 years, and has a wealth of knowledge on family friendly resorts across Europe. Fiona specializes in All Inclusive holidays across Europe and the Caribbean, as well as Walt Disney Holidays in Florida and Disneyland Paris.
Fiona's favourite place is Las Ramblas in Barcelona.
MARIA HOLDENMaria has been in the retail industry for 15 years and provides excellent customer service on behalf of Pillinger World Travel. Maria assists with all booking documentation and customer queries, as well as being responsible for dispatching holiday tickets and also theme park tickets. Maria's role is also to offer travel advice to customers as well as to offer additional services that we provide such as airport car parking, Orlando theme park tickets and medical insurance. Maria has been on many family holidays and can offer lots of information on family friendly resorts throughout Europe.
Maria's favourite place is Puerto Alcudia Majorca.
DEBBIE RYDEARDDebbie has recently joined the team as Administration Manager and brings with her a wealth of experience in all aspects of IT and Data Management.
Debbie also has extensive knowledge of the USA attractions that we offer, and deals with all the Disney, Universal and USA attraction ticket enquiries, liasing directly with our suppliers to ensure that our prices remain the most competitive on the market.
Debbie's favourite place is the Arc De Triomphe in Paris.
MARTIN TOOTELLMartin has had various roles within the Travel Industry, and has recently joined the team to manage our Marketing and Social Media campaigns.
Martin is also our Luxury Longhaul Specialist for the Middle East and the Indian Ocean, Martin also has extensive knowledge of aircraft and routings, having recently undergone training for his Pilots Licenses.
Martin's favourite place are the vibrant cities of the Middle East.
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GAVIN & KATE