Travel Tastemakers is a podcast brought to you by the people behind TFest. The first podcast of its kind, Travel Tastemakers delves into the ideas and stories of the leading people in the travel industry as we learn what makes them outliers in the field. Hosted by Peter Gould, each episode will cover views and trends in the ever-changing and expanding world of Luxury travel. Peter is an industry veteran and innovator, currently chairman of Worldwide Events, he has founded several other media and travel corporations over his extensive career. If you work in the industry or simply love travel this is the podcast for you.
Bruce Simpson - Time + Tide
*THIS EPISODE WAS RECORDED PRIOR TO THE OUTBREAK OF COVID-19* Bruce Simpson's current position is CEO of Time + Tide, a collection of luxury lodges in Zambia and Madagascar. Prior to this, over a nearly 30 year career he has held a multitude of...
COVID-19 TRAVEL SPECIAL- Suzanne Bayly-Coupe
Suzanne Bayly-Coupe is the owner of Classic Portfolio, a strategic marketing company that works with a collection of privately-owned lodges and camps across 14 African countries. Peter and Suzanne discuss the impact COVID-19 is having on smaller lodges...
Roxy Robinson, ROXSTAR Group
Greg Ward, AMAN Reawakening
Peter talks to Greg Ward, who is Head of Global Sales and Distribution at AMAN about COVID-19 and it's impact. They discuss what is happening with the AMAN properties right now, and how that differs across the world. Greg offers some optimistic data...
*COVID-19 TRAVEL SPECIAL- Simon Jeffries from Carrier
Almost all industries have been affected by COVID-19, but travel and hospitality are perhaps the worst hit. Peter sat down with Simon Jeffries, who is head of product at Carrier, to discuss this crisis. They are owned by DER Touristik, also owns Kuoni...
"The oldest Safari camp in Africa" Cottar's Safaris- Calvin Cottar
*THIS EPISODE WAS RECORDED PRIOR TO THE SPREAD OF COVID-19*Peter met Calvin Cottar, whose family have run a safari camp in Africa since 1919, at TFest in Dubai. Calvin has some fascinating stories from being on the frontlines of the development of...