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Rayburn Tours buys Essex-based Sports Tours Ltd to expand travel opportunities for young people

School travel specialist Rayburn Tours is pleased to announce its purchase of the Essex-based company Sports Tours Ltd – a leading provider of UK tournaments and European tours for the youth sports...

Important information on Brexit

Britain had been due to leave the European Union with an initial extension of the 12th April, but another delay to Brexit has been agreed, meaning that the current departure date now stands at 31st...

A Guide to Branding Your Music Ensemble

Branding is all about creating an image that captures who you are as an ensemble. It’s a feeling, an association, an identity – something that people think of when they hear your name. So to get...

What was life like before social media?

What was life like before social media? News headlines around the world read “Facebook Outage: WhatsApp and Instagram also affected” – and it seems the world went into meltdown! According to a...

How can an international concert tour benefit your youth ensemble?

‘Next level’ inspiration With over 50 years of experience creating inspirational tour experiences for youth ensembles, we at Rayburn Tours know how much young musicians stand to gain from going...

Tour Operator vs. Do It Yourself

So, you’re looking to book a school trip but you’re unsure whether it’s better to do it yourself or book through a tour operator? Well, if money is your biggest concern then yes, doing all of...
Belgium

Belgium in action – an itinerary in a nutshell

At Rayburn Tours, we live to create the ultimate trip. An experience to remember. One that will bring your musicians together and leave them with memories to last a lifetime. A key part of this is to...
animal-welfare

Selfie or selfish? Our stance on animal welfare

Travel is an extraordinary thing. It opens up a world of new places to discover, different cultures to experience and interesting food to try. And part of travelling is getting up close to wildlife,...

New York & Washington in action – an itinerary in a nutshell

At Rayburn Tours, we live to create the ultimate trip. An experience to remember. One that will enhance your singers’ understanding of the world around them, support their learning and leave them...
social-media

Who to follow on social media in 2019 – concert

The abyss of social media, where do you begin? You create your profile, chose your most flattering profile picture and write a little something about yourself…you’re in! Now you’ve got to...
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Say cheese! Rayburn Tours photo competition winner announced

It’s that time we’ve all been waiting for… the announcement of the Rayburn Tours photo competition winner! We’ve been inundated with entries and have loved seeing your stunning landscape...

Don’t miss these top travel picks for 2019

With the return to work and the habitual routine, our ‘new year, new me’ resolutions can all too quickly be forgotten. This year why not make a resolution to stick to, reigniting your enthusiasm,...