Travel With Dani Podcast
By Travel With Dani Podcast
Unique Family Travel is a bespoke luxury travel concierge. In our Travel With Dani podcast series, Dani will introduce you to the most incredible and unique luxury properties from around the world, inspiring you to visit destinations that you may have never been familiar with and encouraging you to get more out of life. As she brings iconic destinations to life you will also hear from the best hoteliers and incredible visionaries who not only focus on important issues like sustainable travel but who have and continue to inspire travellers.
Resplendent Ceylon in Stunning Sri Lanka
In todays Travel With Dani Podcast I am chatting to the Founder of Resplendent Ceylon, Mr Malik Fernando about all three resorts that complete their Sri Lankan portfolio - Ceylon Tea Trails, Cape Weligama and Wild Coast Tented Lodge whcih are all members of Relais & Chateaux. We discuss how the brand came about following on from his father who is the founder of Dilmah Tea which is sold all over the Globe and how the country has managed the pandemic so well.
April 21, 2021
Dani & Zahirah share their wanderlust experiences!
On this episode of "Travel With Dani" I chat to the wonderful and inspiring South African wanderluster Zahirah Marty. Zahirah has lived in Dubai for over 10 years and owns a fully digital branding and PR solution agency, Well Branded, which aims to train, connect and service brand and PR needs through a complete online platform. Zahirah also has a lifestyle and brand podcast called "@BeWellBranded" where she interviews personalities from around the world talking about any aspect of successful branding, relevant conversations, travel and more! As two podcasters we share the funny stories of traveling with kids in tow, our bucket list destinations & experiences we wish to do in 2021 along with places which we have visited on our worldly travels that has left an impact on us and why!
February 14, 2021
WIN the most amazing holiday to Huvafen Fushi, Maldives
Let me introduce you to Chloe Esme who is the Marketing Manager from the stunning Huvafen Fushi Maldives, a Small Luxury Hotels of the World resort located in the North Atoll, 30 minute boat ride from the airport. Chloe takes us on a visual tour of the island as we step 8 meters below the surface to a secret underwater world emerging in a hypnotic sense of calmness at the only underwater spa in the Maldives. With so many unique experiences and a chance to win a holiday - you simply can't afford to miss this episode!
February 3, 2021
Travel in 2021 with David Taylor A Psychic and Spiritual Consultant
We are all desperate to know if travel will resume in 2021 and if so what will it be like? In this episode I chat to David Taylor who is acknowledged to be one of the leading psychics in the UK, and for over 30 years has been helping people throughout the world with his predictions, words and guidance. You can find out more about David along with booking a personal reading via his website: https://www.psychicfutures.com/
January 26, 2021
Zanzibar White Sand Luxury Villas & Spa
I chat to Natalia Niznik the Co Owner of Zanzibar White Sand Luxury Villas & Spa which is a member of Relais & Chateaux a stunning boutique hotel spaciously placed within 4 hectares of untouched white sandy beach. Her passion and love for Zanzibar is evident and oozes throughout the veins of resort. Zanzibar is the ideal destination to visit in 2021 as there is no quarantine restrictions and very few cases have been recorded. Sit back and enjoy 20 minutes of escapism being transported to the Indian Ocean!
January 21, 2021
Raki Phillips, CEO of Visit Ras Al Khaimah uncovers the magic of RAK!
The Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah is the adventure capital of the region, with the longest zipline in the world and the newly opened Bear Grylls Survival Camp. . It offers four different landscapes comprising of striking mountains, coastal beaches, mangroves and the desert. It also offers a variety of accommodation from glamping to luxury resorts nestled in the desert or on the beach. To discuss RAK's hidden gems to discover and to uncover some of the magic. I’m joined by CEO of RAK Tourism Raki Philips to tell us more.
November 13, 2020
Caroline Stanbury's view's on the new world of travel!
Today on Travel with Dani Podcast, I’m delighted to be joined by Caroline Stanbury, the former Bravo TV star and host of "Divorced not Dead" podcast - she’s a lover of travel and luxury hotels and freely admits that she’s living life to the fullest. Caroline is also a brand ambassador for Accor Group.
October 27, 2020
Running through the Sahara Desert, Omani Mountains and Dubai
Today's show is a little different, my guest is going to take us on an adventure through the Sahara Desert, the mountains of Oman and ending up in the desert of Dubai. I am joined by ultra marathon runner Akbar Naqvi who is also the Founder of fintech company Zasar Holding and the co founder of the ZB Foundation, plus he is also my husband! On the 28th August 2020 he ran 200k in the Dubai Desert in scorching heat with temperatures hitting 43 degrees completing his own personal challenge in 43 hours to raise awareness for our late daughter Zahra and our charity in her name The ZB Foundation. Turn up the volume in your car or grab yourself a coffee sit back and enjoy the adventure - we get a little raw and personal but to be honest, thats who we are and this journey that we are on is our own unique family adventure...
September 12, 2020
Multi-award wining Iconic Santorini is a distinctive cave hotel located on the magical island of Santorini. The spectacular hillside setting is literally carved from the volcanic wall offering stunning views of the Aegean Sea. With a blue and white colour scheme this is your quintessential Santorini postcard. Today I’m so excited to talk more about this marvelous retreat and joining me to do just that is the General Manager Marcela Alfaya.
August 3, 2020
Four Seasons Private Retreats.
Four Seasons Resorts needs no introduction, a globally loved brand that oozes luxury, sophistication and privacy. Today I am joined by Khaled Al-Idrissi, the Regional Director of Sales, at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts who is going to introduce a new arm to the Four Seasons portfolio, a concept that I guarantee will you reaching for your passport.
July 28, 2020
A Global Tour With Accor
Accor is a French multinational hospitality company that owns, manages and franchises hotels, resorts and vacation properties. It is the single largest hospitality company in Europe, and the sixth largest worldwide. Accor operates in 100 countries, with more than 4,800 hotels including luxury brands such as Raffles Hotel, Banyan Tree, Fairmont, Sofitel, Angsana. Today I chat to Ludivine Zangerlé who is the Regional Director of Luxury Sales Middle East, India & Russia.
July 20, 2020
Belmond Safari Experience
Belmond Safaris are all located in Botswana in the waterways of the Okavango Delta River, which is a UNESCO heritage site. With three stunning lodges each offering something unique and special to its guests. In this episode I am joined by Cindy Boshoff who is the Director of Sales & Marketing to explain more about the Belmond Safari experience.
July 10, 2020
Discover colonial splendour in paradise at The St. Regis Mauritius
The beautiful colonial St Regis Mauritius is set on the islands most stunning and sheltered stretches of white beaches on the south west tip with the amazing dramatic back drop of Le Morne Brabant. Im joined by Director of Sales, Jean Francois Richard to chat about how the Mauritian government has managed to control the current Covid pandemic and how the hotel is providing its guests with complete peace of mind.
July 8, 2020
Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman
The award-winning Six Senses Zighy Bay beach resort in Oman is not just remote, it's like nowhere you've seen before, cradled by craggy mountains nestled in the opal blue waters of the Musandam's fjords. I chat to General Manager, Aaron McGrath about the luxury all villa resorts sustainability and eco friendly ethos.
July 4, 2020
The House Collective - The gamechanger of boutique hotels across Asia
I chat to Chrissie Lincoln, Director of Sales, Swire Hotels - The House Collective is a refined and unique group of luxury hotels with 4 properties within the Asia portfolio The Middle House, which is In Shanghai, The Temple House – located in Chendgu, The Upper House with a beautiful location in Hong Kong and The Opposite House in Beijing. Each of these spellbinding properties showcases a perspective on different aspects of China’s vibrant culture.
June 12, 2020
Jacqueline Campbell - Travel Industry Expert - Everything you need to know post covid -19
Travel Industry Expert Jacqueline Campbell is the Managing Director of The Travel Collection, assisting bespoke luxury hotels and travel companies, to grow their brand by increasing their bookings & business from the GCC region. With 19 years experience Jacqueline shares her thoughts on traveling once travel bans are lifted and countries re-open for tourism. Visit The Travel Collection - https://www.ttc.ae/
May 16, 2020
Haifa - Middle Eastern Travel You Tuber
On todays show I chat to Middle Eastern Travel You Tuber – Haifa. She has over 800,000 subscribers on her channel with videos receiving over 3 million views and she has 600k followers on her IG – @flywithhaifa Haifa always provides her audience with an authentic and raw insight into her Middle Eastern lifestyle - she challenges boundaries, whether they are social, geographical or cultural. Watch Sterotype World video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6oAGLPDSjw
May 11, 2020
Belmond South East Asia
I chat to Asni Muharam, Director of Sales, South East Asia for the luxury hospitality brand Belmond. We chat how South East Asia are dealing with Covid-19 and when the travel restrictions are lifted, La Résidence d'Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia should be a property you consider visiting.
May 1, 2020
Sonu Shivdasani Founder of Soneva
Sonu Shivdasani is the founder and visionary behind the intelligent luxury brand Soneva. Soneva has 2 resorts in the Maldives - Soneva Fushi and Soneva Jani and Soneva Kiri in Thailand
April 24, 2020