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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 small-group tours every year in the UK and Europe, Middle East, India and North America.
Comments from The Danube Music Festival, 16–23 August 2013:
'This tour was a triumph and a fitting celebration of Martin Randall Travel's Silver Anniversary. Another memorable cruise with all we have come to expect from MRT. Thank you.' P. & D. A., Buckinghamshire
'An enormous thank you for a holiday it would be hard to better. Magnificent music, comfy boat, good food, picturesque scenery, historic towns and very friendly travelling companions. What more could one want!' L. F., London.
'All aspects of the festival were without fault. I enjoyed every moment.' R. J, Western Australia.
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.