Great Rail Journeys Tour Manager
Tim grew up in both the USA and the UK and it was therefore no great surprise that he made an early decision to make a career in travel, and specifically airlines. He spent 35 years working as a Chief Purser for several airlines, as well as additional positions in both pilot and cabin crew management teams. He retired from flying in 2014, but the travel bug proved hard to resist and the role of a Tour Manager was an immediate attraction. Tim believes that “Rail travel retains a sense of adventure and excitement now missing from air transport, not to mention comfort; there is also a sense of distance and geographic and cultural change that you just don't get when overhead, looking down.