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ABOUT

Driving Adventures Limited is a specialist tour company providing enthusiasts the opportunity to recapture the enjoyment of the open road by taking you on international ”driving adventures” across some of the best roads located among some of the worlds most scenic destinations.

OUR VISION

A simple one – to provide a “one stop shop” for unique and bespoke global driving holidays for car clubs, dealerships, motoring magazines, individuals, groups of friends and basically anyone who has a desire to explore and enjoy the open road.

Our approach is to advance, develop and enhance the level of driving tours utilising the latest technology, combined with a relentless focus on research, quality of service and attention to detail. 

The objective of our collaboration was that with our own unique and very separate skill sets, we believe we have all the tools necessary to achieve this vision – and with a year on year activity which has doubled since incorporation, our rapidly growing database of clients seem to suggest we are achieving this with your help.

We would like to thank all of our customers for their loyalty and support and we hope we continue to be a part of your vacation adventure plans for many years to come.
 
THE DIRECTORS

DARREN TAYLOR (FCCA)

Darren Taylor, a Chartered Certified accountant spent eighteen years in the world of finance before he formed Driving Adventures in 2005. The aim was to bring together like-minded enthusiasts who wanted to explore the world’s most exiting roads and scenic locations while at the wheel of a sports car.

Darren is responsible for unique tour route research and designs, mapping software programming, hotel sourcing, liaising with third party car hire companies and contractual matters in relation to ferry operators, while dealing with the company’s advertising and marketing requirements.

Darren deals with all sales enquiries, from individuals to corporate organisations, while he also researches and maintains all aspects of our advanced in-car technology including the GPS systems and programming and our 2 way radios.

Naturally Darren also undertakes the daily requirements of the company’s financial matters and associated administration.
Darren is married with three children.

Darren is also a co-director of Nick Whale Sports Cars.





GRAHAM COLLINS

Graham started out as musician in the 1980s, but also travelled the world on the road crews of rock groups such as Phil Collins and Genesis before moving into the travel industry in 1988.

Specialising in groups, he has handled the complex travel arrangements for bands such as Oasis, The Moody Blues and Alanis Morrissette before he formed Tour Travel International in 1999 which quickly grew to become a world leading travel agency with clients such as Peter Gabriel, George Michael, Geri Halliwell and Lisa Stansfield.

Over the years he has also staged large public car events such as the very successful TVR C.R.E.A.M day in 2005.

Graham teamed up with Darren and Driving Adventures in late 2005 and is responsible for the hotel research, reservations, contractual matters along with flight detailing and management. In addition, he designed and maintains our company website and our own bespoke travel reservation system.

As well as filming and producing our online movies and dvd presentations, Graham is responsible for our on tour photography, galleries and advertising artwork and a number of his images have been published by the likes of Autosport and on Daily Sports Car.com.

Graham returned to his first passion of the drums in 2009 and has since toured the UK with a Pink Floyd Tribute show, performed on numerous sessions and played with a professional corporate events and weddings band.

In recent years he has managed Simon Collins (son of the legendary Phil Collins ) as well as providing tour management and transport services to Simon and many other artists.

Graham has one daughter while his own passion for sports cars has seen him owning a number of TVRs and Corvettes.





 

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Telephone: 00 44 (0)1386 870852 / Fax: 00 44 (0)8708 318498 / Mobile: +44 (0)7899 941260

Professional Tour Operator regulated by The Package Travel, Package Holidays
and Package Tours Regulations 1992 (SI 1992 No 3288).



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