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In The Media

As the world's market leader in overland travel, we are fairly often mentioned or referenced in the media! 

Please see below for some of Dragoman's recent media appearances.



25th September 2013
New for 2013: Burma Overland Dragoman only large commercial operator to offer overland trips there   Dragoman, the worlds’ most reputable and respected overland tour specialist, has just launched Burma as its newest destination for 2013/2014.   The thirty – two year old operator, known for pioneering overland routes throughout the world, believes it is the only large commercial tour operator to offer overland trips there.   “Burma has been our sister company, Imaginative Traveller’s, biggest seller for 2012 / 2013, so we’re delighted to be able to offer the world’s first overland trips there for travellers who want a…

25th September 2013
Mind the Gap Why overlanding is the perfect ‘Gap Year’ travel choice   With trans-continental trips of up to nine months in length, regular, often guaranteed departures and seamless, carbon-offset transport eradicating the need for costly internal flights, overlanding is the perfect ‘Gap Year’ travel choice. According to ABTA, 24,000 UK students will be travelling for periods of between six and twelve months during 2013, a figure that is set to increase in coming years due to the rise in tuition fees and students wanting ‘CV-boosting’ travel experiences to set them apart from stiff competition. Indeed, since tuition fees were…

23rd October 2012
A Word From MD Charlie about the new Trips What's New for 2013 Burma, Bhutan, Ladakh, Tibet, North America, Central America, Togo and Benin are just some of the new destinations included in Dragoman's 2013 - 2014 brochure, out next week. The 50 new trips, the largest amount ever launched in one year by the pioneering overland specialist, represent a major shift in focus for the 31 year old operator. Having carved out its reputation as an Africa specialist since being founded in 1981, the operator launched in South America in 1989. Now, offering adventurous, off-the beaten track trips to…

Suffolk-based travel operator Dragoman scoops gold It's official! Dragoman, the UK's leading overland travel operator, has the world's best tour leaders. Dragoman, who last year celebrated their 30th anniversary, scooped Gold at Wanderlust magazine's annual 'World Guide Awards' last night. In a ceremony at London’s Royal Geographical Society (4th October), Italian Luca Alfatti from Dragoman was presented the Gold Award by author Bill Bryson and Zoologist and wildlife presenter, Mark Carwardine. As an overlanding driver, Luca has been with Dragoman for six years and has driven the length and breadth of South America, Africa and India as well as from…