Byron Horne

Team Leader

CLIA Accredited Cruise Specialist

Byron joined our team in 2016. He has been in the travel industry for close to 25 years and his experience is wide and varied having worked in South Africa, the UK and now Australia which has called home for 8 years. Cruising is his passion having spent over 120 nights at sea on various cruise lines such at Cunard, Royal Caribbean, Holland America Line, Celebrity Cruises and Azamara Club Cruises. Byron is team leader for our Journeys and Cruisefinder teams.

Byron recommends:

Destination: New York

Ship: Harmony of the Seas (Royal Caribbean) - the Ship that truly has something to suit everyone on every budget

Hotel: The “Taj” group of hotels in India is a once in a lifetime experience not to be missed

Tip: Arrange and pay for as much as possible prior to departure, so all there is left to do on holiday is relax and enjoy!

David Armstrong


CLIA Accredited Cruise Specialist

David has travelled extensively throughout Asia, Europe, Kenya, North & South America with his highlight being a Bunnik tour through Peru, Buenos Aires, Macchu Pichu and Iguazu. A keen photographer, trained chef and IT guru. David’s next must see destination is Cuba.

David recommends:

Destination: South of France

Ship: SS Catherine (Uniworld)

Hotel: Mara Serena Safari Lodge - Masai Mara Kenya

Tip: Make sure you let your bank know you are travelling. There is nothing more annoying on holidays than spending hours on the phone to the bank back home because your card doesn’t work!

Lee Van Dongen


CLIA Ambassador Cruise Specialist

Lee has been in the Travel Industry since 2009. He became fascinated by the cruise industry and has grown to be a very knowledgeable cruise expert. He has been on P&O, Princess, Cunard, Holland America, Carnival, Royal Caribbean & Avalon. Lee decided to take a years sabbatical from work and travel extensively through Europe & the Mediterranean, he visited the UK, Spain, South of France, Extensive travel through Italy, Eastern and Central Europe. He has travelled to Asia, all of Australia and South Pacific Region, His favourite land destination is Poland and his favourite cruise line is Princess Cruises.

Lee recommends:

Destination: Poland

Ship: Royal Princess

Hotel: Royal Tulip, Rio

Tip: Where possible pre pay your gratuities. One less thing to worry about.