Meet the Team

Here you can discover more about our team, what we love, our favourite healthy holidays, best spas, favourite destinations, activities and our top travel and health tips.


Paul Joseph  

Managing Director - UK

Know more about Paul
Favourite Healthy Holiday: Kamalaya, Thailand 
Favourite Spa: Porto Elounda, Crete 
Favourite Treatment: Bolus Bag Massage (an Ayurvedic treatment) 
Favourite Destinations: The Caribbean, Ibiza, New York and Italy
Favourite Activity: Yoga 

Top Travel Tip: 
Support your immune system with a daily probiotic supplement when travelling. 

Top Health Tip:
 Energise yourself every day with a simple practice of pranayama yogic breathing exercises to increase your mental, emotional and physical health. 

Most Memorable Travel Experience: 
Climbing Petit Piton in St Lucia 

Paul co-founded Health and Fitness Travel to combine his passion for travel with health and fitness. Paul has vast knowledge and experience in the well-being industry and was never one for fly and flop holidays; he created a travel company that would appeal to both men and women offering a high-class personalised and seamless service to find people the best wellness holidays. Paul's other love is exercise, cycling and yoga and he also contributes to various high-profile media publications where he offers his expert advice on healthy holidays.

Bethan Davies

Product Executive

Know more about Bethan

Favourite Healthy Holiday: Komune Resort & Beach Club, Thailand
Favourite Spa: Lefay Resort & Spa Lago di Garda, Italy
Favourite Treatment: Back & neck massage
Favourite Destinations: Italy and Spain
Favourite Activity: Yoga and Kettlercise

Top Travel Tip:
Take pictures for the memories but don't forget to live in the moment and connect with the new environment. Treasure it!

Top Health Tip:
Disconnect from the world with a good book or yoga to give your mind time to relax.

Most Memorable Travel Experience:
Celebrating with the locals for Midsummer's Eve Fiesta at a local town beach party in Tenerife with a live band, fireworks and a midnight swim in the sea.

Bethan has grown her passion for travel from her time at University, studying International Tourism Management. She mostly enjoys exploring and learning about culture, heritage and combines her love of tourism and travel with wellness by her love of yoga and ballet. Bethan always enjoys a good book, giving her a mental break in her spare time. 


Laura Burden  

Wellness Travel Specialist

Know more about Laura
Favourite Healthy Holiday: Epic Sana, Portugal
Favourite Spa: SHA Wellness Clinic, Spain
Favourite Treatment: Deep tissue massage
Favourite Destinations: The Caribbean, Spain and Cuba 
Favourite Activity: Surfing

Top Travel Tip: Remember to take a jumper with you on the plane as the air con can make you cold.

Top Health Tip: It's easy to forget to stretch but it can lead to better posture and fewer aches and pains.

Most Memorable Travel Experience: Staying with a hill tribe on the Burmese Border. 

About: Having grown up on the Isle of Wight, Laura loves the sea and is at her happiest when surfing and windsurfing. She loves to be outdoors and also has massive passion for salsa dancing; we regularly have her showing off her moves in the office! She has been working in travel for over 10 years and loves exploring. She also has a passion for languages and is currently studying Spanish.

Abbey Pallett  

PR & Digital Marketing Executive

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