In Focus: Destinology - Luxury Travel At Your Fingertips
Destinology have been providing luxury travel for over 17 years and now offer a discreet and secure VIP concierge service to the football industry. Managing Director, Ryan Johnston tells fcbusiness why they’re the right choice for your travel needs.
Football is a fast paced and demanding sport to play and industry to work in. So when it comes to unwinding, there’s only one choice for your travel needs – Destinology.
Established 17 years ago, the company caters for the high-end customer looking for a reliable, luxury and discreet travel service. Offering a bespoke VIP concierge service for the football industry, Destinology are well placed to meet the exacting demands of the modern footballer and business executive.
“We offer travel to some of the best hotels and private villas in the world – we operate at the top end of the travel industry,” explained Johnston. “We’ve developed a VIP concierge service for footballers because they have very different needs. They have a need for privacy, the need for security and the flexibility to request a holiday with just a few days of notice.”
Destinology provides a dedicated 24hr one-to-one service from the moment you contact them to beyond your return. To ensure the best service Destinology also have representatives situated in many luxury tourist destinations such as Dubai, Greece and the Maldives which ensures a quick turnaround and the highest quality of service at the chosen resort.
“If a player wanted to go to the Maldives, via Dubai and wanted a Christmas tree to be in the suite when he arrives, then this is no problem. Because we have dedicated representatives in the resort, instead of having to go through a large number of people, we have one person who can get it sorted for us. That enables us to get any requests turned around quickly and efficiently.”
Destinology makes travelling in style and luxury as stress free as possible allowing you to relax and enjoy the holiday of a lifetime. From a full refund should your holiday be cancelled due to Covid, to finding suitable alternatives, Destinology also take away the hassle of having to book PCR tests and overseeing all travel documentation required in some resorts.
“We can advise on what is specifically required in terms of travel and local government documents and either complete them for the customer or with the customer so that when they get to the airport all the stress is taken away. We aim to treat each holiday as if it were our own; we make sure that we think of everything so they don’t have to.”
Johnston is confident about the next 12 months which he believes will be an exciting time for travellers as more destinations and countries open thanks to successful vaccination programmes helping reduce Covid cases around the world. He is also keen to see some of the rigid travel policies reduced too.
“My hope is that everything will be back to normal soon, we’ll get rid of this red, amber, green traffic light system and we’ll be happy and travelling safe. I think a lot of countries will get into a better situation with vaccinations, which has gone well in the UK.
“America will hopefully open again at the end of the year which will open up the North America market and the same for the Far East; we think they will begin to open up around Christmas. But the big thing for next year will be availability and capacity. We’re already seeing bookings for 2022 and 2023 surge, so availability will be tight.”
And with that in mind, those looking to escape for a well-earned break should contact Destinology now and take advantage of their authentic, award-winning service for an unrivalled, unique and completely bespoke holiday experience.