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Holy Trinity School

Holy Trinity School go down in Rayburn Tours History!

Who would have thought we would have had to cancel all those trips back in 2020 and postpone many others (sometimes twice) as we all experienced the shocking consequences of a worldwide pandemic? But...
UK Choir Festival Podcast

UK Choir Festival Podcast Special Guest

After a year like no other, in his podcast Russell wanted to discuss all things travel and touring for choirs and we knew that our Concert Tours Operations Manager, Eleanor Harvey, was the woman for...

Our first in a series of one to one interviews – Perlan Museum Iceland!

Over the coming weeks/months we’ll be publishing a series of interviews with our partners and representatives from educational visits located around the world, exploring these experiences and the...

Making Music members’ event – a roaring success!

We were recently invited by Making Music to attend and present at their 2021 members online event. Attended by a cohort of ensemble representatives and suppliers we were all provided with a platform...

Getting the numbers to run a trip – Not an issue in 2022/2023!

It would have been hard for us to predict the long terms effects a pandemic would have on groups looking to run international school trips; mainly because, thankfully, none of us had ever lived...

The perfect concert tour, the Rayburn way!

The events of the last 12-months have put a stop on in person rehearsals and Concert Tours going ahead, so it’s no surprise that the prospect of getting performers back out there, immersing...

The perfect school trip, the Rayburn way!

The events of the last 12-months have put a stop on Educational Trips going ahead, so it’s no surprise that the prospect of getting students back out there is greater than ever! With groups...

School travel and the role ‘trust’ will play…

As a family run business the words honesty and integrity, and our commitment to delivering our promises time and time again were about to receive their biggest test ever. Over the coming weeks the...

Increased demand for youth and adult concert tours in 2022/23

Why we’re seeing increasing demand for youth and adult concert tours in 2022/23… The pandemic has thrown a whole load of challenges at both youth and adult performance groups; plans to travel...

Teachers need to start talking to us sooner rather than later for trips in 2022/23…

Even if teachers don’t feel quite ready to launch the trip to students and parents, there is a real benefit in getting the detail of the trip in place and beds put on hold. The pandemic has thrown...

Zoom or Teams face to face meetings – we’ve got it covered!

Meeting teachers and parents in school, attending tour launch evenings and re-assuring Head Teachers face to face has always been a vital part of what we do. And then in 2020 we had to hit pause. The...
Sauze d'Oulx

Why we’ll see unprecedented demand for ski trips in 2022

The pandemic has thrown a whole load of challenges at both the education sector and the travel industry; plans to travel internationally with schools regrettably had to be put on hold due to the...