Work: Simon has been working in the industry for over 30 years all over Europe and contracted many of the parks that Canvas Holidays offer holidays on today. He spends most of his time for Eurobase in the Languedoc Roussillon region of France. Fun: Simon is a lover of the great outdoors. In his spare time Simon can be found either leading Treks around the world or standing over a BBQ with a sizzling cote de boeuf and a glass of red.
Work: Kelvin has worked all over Europe with campsites and holiday parks since the late 1990's for Canvas Holidays. He also managed and redeveloped parks in Scotland before setting up an internet marketing business. Fun: When Kelvin is not in work you will find him taking park in various physical challenges. He is often found up a mountain in the Highlands, running trail races, or in a bar motivating himself to get back to the gym for the next challenge!
Work: George has been in the holiday park industry, among others, for a very long time. Previously the MD for Canvas Holidays and President of ABTOF he has been leading the way in standards and service for decades. Fun: George is a keen fly fisherman chasing trout and salmon around the Scottish rivers. He is also an ambassador for Gorgie City Farm, in Edinburgh. George has a fascination for machinery, hence he has commandeered this 30 tonne crane!
Marcus & Benedicte
Work: Marcus and Benedicte, our English/french duo, have been together in France over 20 years, working in travel and tourism. Benedicte in reservations and Marcus on campsites throughout France in service and maintenance of mobile homes and lodges. Fun: Our ‘hobby’ is to join the “Century Club” - to have visited 100 of the world’s countries. Happily we are well over half way in our quest, and during our downtime we pack our bags and head off to explore new and exciting destinations.
Work: Michelle has worked in the camping industry all over Europe since the early 1990’s in a variety of roles for Eurocamp, Keycamp and Sunsites. Michelle’s responsibilities have included campsite liaison and partnership management, residential holiday home sales, product delivery, marketing and regional management. Fun: In her spare time you can usually find Michelle on the ballroom dance floor attempting to become the next Ginger Rogers or out in the great outdoors on foot, by bike or paddling about in a kayak in Anglesey.
Work: Steve has worked in the Tourism industry for 30 years, laterally as well as hotels and B&B´s, as a campsite/parks senior ratings assessor for the English Tourist Board, now VisitBritain. After moving to France, Steve now lives and works with Eurobase in Portugal’s Algarve. Fun: When not working with the parks and clients in the Algarve, Steve enjoys travel and exploring the fantastic coastliine of the Algarve, as well as celebrating re-aquainting himself with the much maligned but increasingly enjoyable Portuguese tradition of Mateus Rose!