The personal touch
As traditional travel Agencies feel internet businesses bearing down on them, scott dunn travel sets itself Apart by targeting the high end with ultra-customised dream holidays
which used to capitalise on exclusive access to various hotels and travel packages, have gone out of business. And the big players, while still serving independent customers, have largely geared their businesses towards serving corporate and group travel clients.
But what the Internet hasn’t done is affect the other end of the spectrum—the hyperpersonalised travel experience facilitated by a specialist agency that dots every I and crosses every T. If anything, the internet has helped these medium-sized firms, which do not compete on scale, but on quality. And quality is often celebrated by keyboard warriors eager to become unofficial brand ambassadors.
One such agency is Scott Dunn Travel, founded in 1986 by Andrew Dunn. It began with a desire to transform the ski vacation experience in the Swiss Alps. Dunn wanted new levels of luxury and service out of his Alps holidays, and so he worked out how to achieve it. His efforts were so successful that the idea of a specialist travel agency that provides the utmost in luxury was born.
On the surface, Scott Dunn is an award-winning travel operator that crafts exceptional private journeys to destinations around the world. However, the experience is more personalised than that. The company claims that no stone is left unturned when it comes to planning the dream what to do, but it’s our little black book of best-kept secrets that take Scott Dunn guests off the beaten track and keeps them coming back for more. Whether you want to embark on a foodie foray on a luxury barge in France, enjoy some of the world’s finest heli-skiing in Chile, or enjoy a private, off-hour tour of the Vatican, anything is possible,” explains John Spence, president of Scott Dunn USA.
“Scott Dunn, a household name in Europe, has been customising private journeys for discerning travellers to sought-after destinations around the world for more than 30 years.”
Scott Dunn gets its insider knowledge by hiring the best in the business. Its travel experts spend four weeks each year visiting their specialist areas, gathering firsthand knowledge to pass on. By taking a closer look, they unearth extra-special details, those tiny touches that make a world of difference to the company’s guests. Indeed, Scott Dunn says that this fact constitutes one of the company’s main selling points.
“Everyone at Scott Dunn has one thing in common: a love of travel, exploring the