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About Sunvil

The travel team – a global mix of caring experts

Sunvil is much more than a highly-respected name in travel. It’s about a 60-strong expert team of passionate travellers, enthusiastic advocates of truly sustainable tourism, based in Old Isleworth, SW London. It’s about 40 loyal, knowledgeable Sunvil representatives in our much-loved areas of Greece and Cyprus, who always go the extra mile. It’s about numerous agents, ground handlers and expert guides around the world who understand our ethos, who value our customers and who appreciate the benefits that tourism delivers to their destinations. Plus the longstanding airline/car hire partners and airport teams – not forgetting brochure and web designers, photographers and printers. We all play a part in delivering the dream.

Everyone understands the high standards that Sunvil requires, and Sunvil’s vision and commitment to deliver the best possible holidays to its customers, whether a tailor-made trip-of-a-lifetime adventure to multiple Central and South American or African destinations or a one-week last-minute deal to Greece.

Sunvil is firmly committed to sustainable tourism - a lynch-pin of the company’s modus operandi since 1988, driven by a strongly-held belief about doing the right thing by the destinations it features. Sunvil’s Chairman also chairs The Travel Foundation, the travel industry’s charity that cares for the places we love to visit.

Family-run and fiercely independent – and great customer satisfaction stats!

These diverse strands are held together by long-standing company directors, who together founded Sunvil in 1970. Sunvil remains family-run/stubbornly independent, and strives to deliver the best possible personal service to its loyal customers; many book with us year after year.

Innovation

Sunvil has innovated now for 49 years – fashions in travel move on, and so do we and our customers. New destinations, new ideas, the utmost flexibility in whatever challenges the travel world throws at us – this is a fascinating industry, and great fun.

Service

This is a vital part of what we do. It’s all about the detail - the knowledge and contacts that we and our worldwide experts can draw on. We look after our customers and treat them as our own.

ABTA, The Travel Association, AITO, the Association of Independent Tour Operators and the CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) ATOL scheme
(www.abta.com, www.aito.com and www.caa.co.uk)

Sunvil is not only a long-standing member of ABTA and AITO (pre-eminent travel industry associations/badges of honour), but Sunvil’s Chairman is also the current chair of ABTA and a director of AITO. He has also sat on the Advisory Board of the CAA regarding the financial protection of UK consumers. It may sound rather worthy and boring; in fact, it’s jolly useful and very satisfying! These organisations back up Sunvil’s guarantee to always look after the best interests of its clients – financially and in offering the best customer service possible, through volcanic ash incidents, transport strikes and more.

Charities supported by Sunvil

Naturally, we encounter many good causes on our travels around the world. We believe in giving back, and we do so, consistently and happily, to many local charities at all our destinations and to ABTA Lifeline and The Family Holiday Association (FHA). Our clients often get involved, too; we and our customers think alike in many respects.

Awards over the years

Suffice to say, we’re proud to have won many awards. But our customer satisfaction statistics and the number of loyal repeat customers are the best awards, and they are the ones we strive to repeat, year in, year out.


Meet Our Experts

Claire Kalatzis
Claire Kalatzis
Will Rist
Will Rist
Neil Brassington
Neil Brassington
Mark Willson
Mark Willson
Elena Larkin
Elena Larkin
Dudley Der Parthog
Dudley Der Parthog
Tony Birdy
Tony Birdy
Noel Josephides
Noel Josephides
Graeme Neill
Graeme Neill
Rebecca in Sweden
Rebecca Staniford
Rosanna Melaragni
Rosanna Melaragni
Jane Naylor
Jane Naylor
Justin Blaza
Justin Blaza
Karolina Sulkowska
Karolina Sulkowska
Michelle Vincent
Michelle Vincent
Lloyd Boutcher
Lloyd Boutcher
Jordan Kalatzis
Jordan Kalatzis
Stella Proctor
Stella Proctor
Courtney
Courtney Spieler
Jackie Gogonas
Jackie Gogonas
Cristiana da Silva
Cristiana da Silva
Stephen Bray
Stephen Bray
Chris Wright
Chris Wright
Yasmin Zaidi
Yasmin Zaidi

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Meet Our Directors

For 48 years, Sunvil has created original and innovative holidays. Whilst, over this time, our range of destinations has grown, our ethos and customer promise has remained unaltered. Our philosophy is based on trust, passion and personal relationships, not only with you, our customers, but with those who live and work in our destinations, and is held together by the visionary ideas of our long-standing company directors. 

  • Dudley Der Parthog
    Dudley Der Parthog
  • Noel Josephides
    Noel Josephides
  • Lloyd Boutcher
    Lloyd Boutcher
  • Chris Wright
    Chris Wright

"Been holidaying with Sunvil for over 30 years....they are wonderful! (Mrs S Fernback)"

1/7

"This has been a superb holiday experience and I am in no doubt that we will take further holidays with Sunvil". Mr Lowe who stayed at Villa Juno on Skopelos. "

2/7

"What a superb and totally lovely company to holiday with. Your staff are your greatest asset. (Mr and Mrs Tonkinson)"

3/7

"We have had a lovely holiday and were very impressed with the organisation and efficiency of your company. Your reps in Fiscardo were both lovely and we would happily come back again. (Mr Harding and Miss Sharp)"

4/7

"We have had a really lovely last minute holiday. Sunvil were recommended by our neighbours. We will definitely book with Sunvil again and re-visit this area. (Mr and Mrs Hession) "

5/7

"We have travelled with Sunvil on several occasions and have always found excellent service and high standards. No doubt we shall be back for more!! (Mrs and Mrs Claydon)"

6/7

"We have been with Sunvil for some years now. Why? Because what you say about resorts etc is spot on! We meet like-minded people who also come with you. Thank you. (Mr and Mrs Steadman)"

7/7

Handcrafted holidays to over 30 countries

Since 1970 our specialists have been using their knowledge and passion, of all things travel, to organise experimental holidays in authentic destinations as far afield as Greece and Cyprus in the east, Scandinavia in the north and across the Atlantic to Latin America in the west. Think culture, gastronomy, wine and unmissable sights and experiences that will forge unforgettable memories. This is a Sunvil holiday - your Sunvil holiday.

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