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World Travel Market 2017

Aline and Graham Dobbie attended first two days of WTM 2017 in London. This great travel mart is responsible for approximately £3 billion worth of business and is attended by upwards of 53,000 people from 180 countries with 3000 Press.

Andros, Greece’s Northern most Cycladic Island

Simply put, Andros is lovely and is easily reached by ferry from Rafina 20 minutes east of the city of Athens.   There are regular bus services from the International Airport of Athens to coincide with the ferries.  Our ferry only took two hours and left us at the port of Gavrio.

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Athens: The Antiquity of Ancient Greece

Athens, it entered my ‘ken’ of course when I was a child learning about Ancient Greece, and even before that when I read avidly about the mythical Greek Gods and Goddesses and kings and warriors…

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Thessaloniki: The Glorious Heart of Northern Greece

Thessaloniki: a name that conjured up an exotic ancient place that was in my imagination for years. Thessaloniki is Greece’s second city with all its antiquity now a beating heart of culture, cuisine and heritage with the diversity of people that have come through millennia.

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Ios a magical island

Magical little island in The Cyclades supposed burial place of the great Homer  the greatest epic poet of all time.

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My 2017 Indian trip over six weeks

A wonderful six week trip to India staying at our much loved Kumarakom Lake Resort and then visiting Gujarat, Jaipur, Udaipur and finishing with Maharana Mewar Foundation Awards

Incredible WTM!

This years WTM was an incredilbe success with India as the official permier partner and 50,000 delegates negotiating 2.5 billion pounds in business deals.  Reduced to 3 days it was slicker, more efficient and more productive than ever.

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World Travel Market 2016

The World Travel Market 2016 in London opens on the 7th November with India as the lead partner. With over 4,000 exhibitors and 52,000 trade visitors its not to be missed.

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India UK Tech Summit in Delhi

The great Scottish India connection has an important role to play in the UK Tech Summit to be held in Delhi which will be opended by Theresa May and Mr Modi.

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The plight of the Indian tiger

Tigers are a passion of mine and when Global Tiger Day approaches my thoughts turn to India their natural habitat - as well of course in other countries in Asia, but India has my attention because of my close connection.

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