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Adam Newport

Burleigh Travel Sports Tour Co-ordinator

Adam Newport

Adam Newport Profile

Biography:

Adam joined Burleigh Travel straight after leaving school and has built up a wealth of experience during his 12 years in the Sports Travel industry.  He has had an active interest in all sports since childhood including karate (1st Kyu) and competing for Gloucester Athletics Club in cross country.

Since then Adam has played football for a number of local clubs over the last 15 years in the Stroud and Cheltenham leagues and with a keen interest in a wide range of other sports including cricket and rugby through to darts and snooker, so a career in sports travel has proved a natural fit.

Working in the industry has allowed Adam to visit a wide range of destinations throughout Europe giving him experience as to which resorts will suit which sporting groups. Adam enjoys speaking to like minded people on a daily basis and relishes the challenge of making each sports tour a memorable experience for all involved.

Favourite Sports Tour Destination

"The stand out destination for me still has to be Amsterdam. Aside from the usual pro’s associated with this liberal city such as the wide variety of lively nightlife for all ages and world famous Red Light District; you also will find excellent sporting facilities with a strong passion and history for sport in Holland.  There is also a fantastically relaxed atmosphere and the locals are very friendly.  The city can also be explored by boat along it’s charming network of canals and is a city which has something for everyone."

Most Memorable Sports Tour Experience

"Probably the time on the beach in Benidorm in my younger days where the combination of afternoon drinking games being played in the hot sun led to the call of ‘naked dying fly’ - we all obliged and 5 minutes later were ‘gently encouraged’ to vacate the beach!"

Adam (No. 5) Playing Football

Adam (No.5) Playing Football

Adam on holiday in South Africa

Adam on holiday in South Africa

Fact File:

Nickname:  Newps

Favourite Sport (s):  Football

Best Achievement:  Completing the Great North Run Half Marathon in under 2 hours

Favourite Sports Team:  Liverpool FC

Favourite Sports Personality:  Sir Ian Botham

Countries Visited:  France,  Ireland, Holland, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Czech Republic, Latvia, Estonia, Sweden, Malta, Gibraltar, South Africa, Barbados

Random Fact: I once played a leg of darts against 2 time world champion Ted ‘The Count’ Hankey (I lost)

Adam's Burleigh Travel Inside Line:
In every aspect of your tour, go hard or go home!

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Testimonials

  • The football was fantastic – we played all 15 fixtures, winning 11, drawing two and losing two. Referees, hosts and facilities were great and your planning and paperwork was absolutely outstanding

    Carre’s Grammar School - Football Tour to Holland

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