Meet the Team
With 30 years travel experience Alison founded Detonate within Eton Travel in 1996 when the electronic music scene exploded and she identified a gap in the market. Her entrepreneurial flair and expertise has made the company what it is today. Over the years she has ensured the company has constantly evolved to meet the growing demands of travel within the music industry providing an essential service to her loyal clients.
Through travelling extensively Smaranda has a wealth of experience in both leisure and business travel. After finding her niche at Detonate, booking travel for her creative clients, Smaranda is highly regarded by all her clients for her upbeat attitude, professionalism and personal service.
Originally starting out in the leisure travel sector, Helen fast-became an expert in long-haul travel and became the World Travel Advisor for a renowned and established retail company. After moving to Eton travel fifteen years ago and to Detonate in 2009 she is the longest serving member of the Detonate team - evolving with the company alongside Alison.
Charlotte (DJ Lottie)
Charlotte toured the World for 20 years as one of the leading DJ’s in the electronic music scene in the 90s and 00s. Her passion for international travel developed over the years and she is now a fully trained member of the Detonate team. Having experienced first hand the demands of performing in a different country every night Charlotte is uniquely placed to organise your itinerary.
Starting his career in the luxury hotel sector Paul went on to work in leisure before moving on to corporate travel. Paul has developed an encyclopaedic knowledge of travel booking systems, airlines and destinations and is now one of the best travel logistic specialists in the business. A true expert in travel, Paul is a great resource and an excellent trouble shooter.
With a long history in travel Stella originally joined Detonate as a Travel Consultant in 2003 before moving to the accounts team 10 years ago. She is now our dedicated number cruncher and efficiently keeps all our accounts in line with her expert organisational skills.