About Us

At Distinctive Africa we specialise in Africa.
Our aim is simple – to provide truly memorable holidays tailored exactly to suit YOU.

Meet our Experts
  • Mike Bride

    Biography A keen runner and cyclist, Mike’s overseas adventures tend to be active and off-beat. That’s not to say he doesn’t like luxury, a plunge-pool selfie is normally a prerequisite of any trip!

  • Jane Dennett

    Biography Being an ex-civil servant, Jane wields a mean spreadsheet and is the calm centre of the Distinctive operations.

  • Hilary Holland

    Biography Linguist Hilary, combines exceptional communication skills with an infectious enthusiasm for travel. With her wealth of destination knowledge, Hilary creates holiday itineraries that are truly tailor-made and constantly exceed clients’ expectations.

  • Steve Hyde

    Biography Company founder Steve has proudly travelled to over a 100 countries and counting. A hub of knowledge, Steve is always on hand to inspire, advise and assist the Distinctive team.

  • Daniel Benians

    Biography With a passion for the great outdoors, managing director Daniel loves sleeping in the wild at home or abroad. His experience, knowledge and calmness make him the perfect leader of the Distinctive pack.