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We moved to new offices on 1st May 2019 and our address is –
Telephone number remains – 01327 359622
We will be at the Bird Fair at Rutland Water on 16th, 17th & 18th August but we are moving to a lovely new position in Marquee 5 Stand 5. Please make a note in your diaries and come and see us there.
The first Trinidad Solo Travellers Special Offer Group Birdwatching Tour proved to be a resounding success in October 2018. It is an amazing opportunity to stay at the wonderful Asa Wright Nature Centre, to travel with like-minded people at an amazingly low price, and to pay NO single supplement.
Based on this success, we have decided that in the future, October will be Solo Traveller’s month. We will repeat the Asa Wright offer in 2019 with an optional extension at Blue Waters Inn in Tobago. There is also an offer for a Solo Travellers week in St Lucia that can be taken on its own or could be linked with Trinidad & Tobago. All these holidays have NO single supplement!
The Waitukubuli National Trail Clearance and Restoration Project was announced at the Savoy Hotel on the 4th November as the 2018 winner of the British Guild of Travel Writers Tourism Award in the Wider World Category!
This project is specifically aimed at rescuing a valuable nature-based attraction, the Waitukubuli National Trail, and to providing ongoing paid maintenance work for villagers and has so far proven to be very successful in terms of what can be achieved to help the local community and the restoration of the Dominican tourism industry. Our Dominica Volunteer Tourism Package in conjunction with The Tamarind Tree Hotel is part of this initiative and participants have found the experience hugely rewarding and enjoyable. We will therefore continue to offer this programme and more information can be found on our Dominica page.
In 2017, Dominica was devastated by Hurricane Maria, completely destroying the island’s infrastructure, communication systems, forests and homes, and tragically ending the lives of the most vulnerable. The ‘nature island’ of the Caribbean is home to some 70,000 people, all of whom have been severely affected by this disaster, as have Dominica’s natural sites and hiking trails. This was a tropical paradise of 365 rivers and pristine rainforest. It was home to 195 species of fern, 75 kinds of orchid, 50 types of butterflies and 176 species of bird. A few hours after the hurricane struck, most of that was gone, but the island is now recovering and is ready to welcome visitors.
Every so often we will showcase new tours, experiences or properties from our portfolio on this page. Sometimes, we will include a blog from one of our trips.
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We can now offer all MotMot Travel customers a range of additional extras at the airport. Airport parking, airport hotels, airport parking and hotels combined, airport lounges and rail travel to airports are all available by giving us a call on 01327 359 622 to get a quote and add the product to your booking. Airport Parking: From as little as £9.88 per day […]