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!

  • Michaela Walker


    Biography Qualified film-maker Michaela, is the newest member of the team and uses her creative eye when working on sales, marketing, operations and social media for Distinctive.

  • 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.

  • Anna Preece


    Biography Operations manager Anna’s hard working attitude and an eye for detail ensures our holidays operate seemlessly. She is always on hand to answers queries big or small.

  • 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.