Road Adventures

+44 (0) 7986 109 688
Gateway City: London

Barnaby Davies

TOUR DIRECTOR

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Barnaby Davies

Tour Director

Hastings, East Sussex, UK
+44 (0)7986 109688
barnaby@roadadventures.co.uk
Gateway City: London
Citizenship: British / EU

ITMI Certified Tour Director

Career Objective:

Tour Director / Tourism Training / Keynote Speaking

Experience

Tour Director / Guide Experience

 5 years working as Tour Director in London and Paris for Connecticut-based company TAUCK

Freelance tour directing for Mayflower Tours and Cruises / Educational Travel Adventures

15 years experience as driver / guide for numerous internationally recognized rock bands – such asBeyoncé, Metallica and U2 – across 20 European Countries. These include Russia (Moscow and St Petersburg), Baltic States, Romania, Poland, Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary, Ukraine and Turkey

Carmel, Monterey/17 Mile Drive/, Big Sur (ITMI FAM)
San Francisco / Sausalito / Sonoma Wine Country

Familiarization Tour / Cruise Experience

High Arctic Circumnavigation (10 days)
Mount Kenya Ascent / Serengeti / Ngorongoro Crater
Tauck Hidden Gems of New England and 7-day Danube Cruise
Australia: Adelaide/ Uluru / Northern Territory

Additional Experience and Skills

Musician Playing Principal Trombone, London Gala Orchestra / Brighton Philharmonic / Surrey Opera
Events / Pop Concerts (15 years) Transportation / Logistics / Leadership
Writer / Travel Articles for Magazines
Category A,B, C Driving Licence
Multi-award winning speaker and active member of Toastmasters
Bill Gove Speech Workshop Graduate (the ‘Harvard of professional speaking’)
Guinness World Record Holder in Travel, raising funds to combat human trafficking

Independent Travel

International Independent Travel / Destination Knowledge

Born in Shetland Islands, Scotland. Studied in London and very familiar with Europe (both east and west)
South America / Caribbean Brazil, Trinidad and Tobago; South Pacific / Southeast Asia Australia, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Bali, Brunei;
 Middle East / Africa / India Kuwait, Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Israel, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, India, Sri Lanka

USA Independent Travel / Destination Knowledge

Arizona / New Mexico / Utah Grand Canyon; Alaska / Inside Passage Skagway, Sitka, Juneau, Ketchikan
British Columbia / Canadian Rockies Victoria, Vancouver, Whitehorse, Lake Louise, Banff;
● Florida Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, Everglades, Key West, Tampa, Orlando, Disney World, Universal Studios;
New York  New  York City, Niagara Falls;
Eastern Canada Toronto; New England: Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont; Atlanta, North and South Carolina

Education

International Tour Management Institute, San Francisco – Certified Tour Director
Trinity College of Music, London
Royal College of Music, London
Travel Writing in Morocco, coached by premier UK travel magazine Wanderlust
CPR Certified (refreshed January 2013)
Proofreading Certificate from the Publishing Training Centre

Personal Interests/Hobbies

Jazz and Blues, Walking, Magic, Train and Water Travel, Motorcycling, Psychology

Please call  +44 (0) 7986 109 688 or email for my availability and any inquiries.