Scott Dunn (tour operator)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Scott Dunn is a luxury tour operator specialising in ski, catered villa, family and tailor-made holidays. The company has offices in London and Chichester[1] in the UK, San Diego in the USA and Singapore. Scott Dunn was founded in 1986.[2]

The famous Hugo Tree at Blue Waters in Antigua.

History[edit]

Andrew Dunn founded Scott Dunn in 1986 at age 22 as a luxury ski company operating chalets in the Alps. The company has grown over the last 3 decades to offer a large range of worldwide tailor-made trips and family friendly summer and ski holidays throughout Europe.

In 2010 Simon Russell took over as CEO , overseeing the acquisition of Africa, Asia and Latin America specialist Imagine Travel in 2013, the opening of an office in San Diego through the acquisition of Aardvark Safaris in April 2016 and the opening of an office in Singapore in September 2016, enabling the company to operate 24 hours a day across allowing guests to call at any time of the day or night. In January 2018 Scott Dunn acquired Country Holidays, a leading Singapore headquartered luxury tailor-made specialist with offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai and China


Hiking the Narrows in Zion National Park, Utah.

Awards[edit]

Scott Dunn was voted best Specialist Tour Operator in the Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards 2014, 2015, and 2016, and Favourite Tour Operator in the Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards 2013,[3] Favourite Specialist Tour Operator in 2011 and Best Family Tour Operator in Junior Magazine’s Design Awards in 2013.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Imagine Africa acquisition for Scott Dunn". Newsco Insider. 10 September 2013. Retrieved 20 September 2013.
  2. ^ Quinn, James (5 August 2013). "Luxury tour operator Scott Dunn takes stake in rival". The Telegraph. Retrieved 20 September 2013.
  3. ^ "The Readers' Travel Awards 2013". Condé Nast Traveller. Retrieved 20 September 2013.
  4. ^ McKay-Ferguson, Helen (7 September 2013). "Junior meets 2013 Junior Design Award Winner, Scott Dunn". Junior Magazine. Retrieved 20 September 2013.

External links[edit]