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Dorothy Tsitouras

Managing Director

Dorothy has spent the past 35 years turning 2001 Travel into one of the leading independent travel agents in London. She is a real travel enthusiast – with her formative years of working in the holiday industry overseas – before returning in 1983 when she formed 2001 Travel. She was determined to use her knowledge and experience in the business she loves for the benefit of all her clients.

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Andry Sophocles

Director

Andry joined 2001 Travel in 1984 and is now a partner in the business. Andry has a passion for the travel industry and has travelled extensively allowing her to command a great knowledge of the travel world. She as vast experience in organising group holidays, as well as independent and tailormade itineraries and is always willing to assist.

“It was always my dream, as a little girl, to see the world. after trying other occupations this is where I have found my true passion and I pride myself in getting to know my clients and provide them excellent and personal customer service.”

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Doug Lavis

General Manager

Doug has been working in the travel business for over 30 years. He has travelled extensively throughout the world and continues to do so, gaining more invaluable knowledge in the profession he loves. Doug has a vast knowledge of the travel industry but he specialises in corporate and special interest trips such as golf and bridge groups.

He also manages the day to day running of  2001 Travel office as our general manager. He enjoys transforming every enquiry from clients into wonderful holidays.

In his spare time, when not traveling the world, he enjoys playing golf, tennis, table tennis and bridge.

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Alan Driver

Alan Driver has worked with 2001 Travel for over 20 years, his unrivalled travel experience within the travel industry allows him to provide his clients with some of the best travel advice in London.

His client-focused ethos is always at the forefront of his advice with many high profile and loyal clients returning frequently for his specialist care for their travel arrangements.

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Katy Savvides

Over 35 years ago Katy started her career at Thomas Cook, gaining the best grounding in travel that the industry had to offer. She specialised in business travel, qualified as a member of the Institute of Travel and Tourism and is now a Fellow of the Institute.

In addition she began teaching at evening classes and qualified as an NVQ assessor also training junior staff in the office with what were excellent results.

She propelled the business dept. of our agency into the Travel Trade Gazette top 100 business travel agents dealing with several blue chip companies and added a Conference and incentive travel division.

She took her first cruise in 1995 and has since taken over 40 ocean and river cruises of all levels, and has since become a member of the Cruise Experts association (CLIA) and achieved master status.

As well as business travel and taking cruises, Katy enjoys driving holidays, city breaks and tailor made trips and is eager to share her experiences when planning holiday for her customers.

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Sue Asirwatham

Sue’s career in the travel covers all areas of the industry.

She started out working at Air Lanka, Sri Lankan Airlines for 6 years and joined a retail travel agency for a further 7 years. From there she moved to a tour operator for 4 years before returning to a retail travel agency and has since specialised in business travel.

She has also developed a special interest in South Asia holidays as well as ocean and river cruising, holy land escorted tours and holidays and has gained a wide expertise in all these sectors.

Her breadth of experience has enabled her to offer customers the best possible advice and service.

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Sonia Michaels

Sonia started her career travelling throughout Italy leading various travel agency and escorted groups. She and her colleague Katy Savvides owned Sabra Travel in Edgware for many years and since 2014 has joined the team at 2001 Travel. The customer care ethos of the team at 2001 Travel is very much aligned with her own.

She is on first name name terms with many of her clients and prides herself on her attention to detail. She is never out of reach from her customers who return to her again and again over the years.

Her speciality is organising tours and holidays to Israel having sent many hundreds if not thousands of clients there. In addition to her wide knowledge of Israel, she has been providing worldwide travel advice for over many many years.

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Gohar Akhtar

A recent addition to the 2001 Travel team handling back office functions.

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