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Welcome to Martin Randall Travel, the leading specialist in cultural holidays, organising a unique series of all-inclusive music festivals and around 250 tours for small groups every year in the UK and Europe, the Middle East, India, China, Japan and the Americas.
Comments from The Danube Music Festival, 21–28 August 2014:
'We continue to be amazed at the way Martin Randall Travel have been able to set up a series of private concerts of the highest calibre and held in some of the most wonderful venues in Europe.' J. & S. D., Monmouth
'An unbeatable combination of wonderful music in great venues and the most congenial travel companions looked after by excellent, pleasant staff. Thank you all!' B. O., London
'I loved every single performance. The music is still replaying in my head.' M. E., USA
'This was a top-notch, first-rate travel and music adventure for me which also included art and architecture. Very hard to top that!' C. A., Canada
'The overall quality of the experience, especially the superb concerts, are a benchmark and make one’s overall holiday very good value.' A. S., Surrey
Lecturers are a key ingredient of our tours and we select them with great care. Their scholarship is unimpeachable but their ability to communicate their learning is equally important. Their brief is to enlighten and stimulate, not merely to inform.
We use the term ‘lecturer’ because it emphasises their primary role. They are also ‘tour leaders’ because they are in charge of the tour, even when accompanied by a tour manager. Though some of what they do might constitute guiding, they are not guides. Being professional academics, writers and curators, the nature of the information they supply is significantly different from that which tour guides usually provide.