Some 50 years exeprience as travel news and feature writer. Former Evening Standard travel editor & aviaiton corespondent. Covered major developments ie open ing China to tourism. Passenger on first BA Concorde flight. Has writen for FT, Times, Guardian, Mail on Sunday. Feature writer, Silv er Travel Advisor. Lead author, Flight to the Sun, history of post war mass travel growth. Has won awards including Beest Travel Writer on France,and Lifetime Contribution to Travel Writing.