Secret Paradise stands behind responsible, sustainable and ecotourism

Secret Paradise stands behind responsible, sustainable and ecotourism

News When Secret Paradise was formed in 2012, local tourism was at the beginning of its journey. Our co-founder, Ruth Franklin, was conscious that however the business was developed, we needed to be mindful of promoting local tourism in line with Maldivian culture and...
Welcome to our new member – Secret Paradise Maldives

Welcome to our new member – Secret Paradise Maldives

News Educational travel is no longer just about providing insight into another culture or country – an interview with Ruth Franklin of Maldives-based tour operator Secret Paradise  Primarily perceived as a honeymoon and luxury resort destination, according to Ruth...
Giving travellers a more authentic glimpse of Indonesia

Giving travellers a more authentic glimpse of Indonesia

News With the aim of providing youth travellers with a real feel of what the country has to offer, The Dragon Trip has created a range of new budget backpacking tours, taking 18 to 35-year olds across Indonesia. The travellers, or ‘Dragons’, have the chance to visit...
Tour the World Campaign

Tour the World Campaign

News TourRadar, the world’s largest online travel agency for multi-day tours, is searching for two complete strangers to go on the trip of a lifetime as part of its Tour the World campaign. These two participants will travel across the globe together, participating in...
Eight questions on ‘the best part of travel’ with Douglas Quinby

Eight questions on ‘the best part of travel’ with Douglas Quinby

News By Wendy Morrill Douglas Quinby is no lightweight when it comes to travel research. He’s a 20-year veteran of quantitative and qualitative research on the industry, has authored several seminal works, and worked with some of the biggest companies in the industry....