Nicholas Wood, Political Tours’ Director was recently interviewed by IdeaMensch, a website that spots new entrepreneurs. It’s a great insight into how the company was set up and what motivates us. Former New York Times correspondent, Nick Wood, set up the world’s first tour company dedicated to current affairs after a decade of working as
Our Bosnia and Serbia tour was recently reviewed in the Financial Times. Twenty years since the outbreak of the war in Yugoslavia we examine the long-term impact of the conflict and see where Serbia and Bosnia are headed today. Seventeen years after he was first indicted for war crimes, including genocide, Ratko Mladic is finally
June 3, 2011. Springwise, the website that talent spots entrepreneurial ideas has listed travel company Political Tours as their top idea of the week. Their 8000 spotters regularly nominate businesses they think are breaking new ground in sectors as varied as travel, education and financial services, and we are chuffed to have come out on
Political Tours’ director Nicholas Wood was recently interviewed on BBC local radio about how the company was launched. BBC Radio Oxford presenter Malcolm Boyden also took the opportunity to look at Bin Laden’s death and its impact on the wider region. Click the following link to play the interview: Nicholas Wood talks to Malcolm Boyden
By Political Tours Staff and Analysts – April 8, 2011. For over a decade Turkey’s economic prospects and political reforms have been driven forward by the desire for EU membership. But with that increasingly in doubt what are Turkey’s economic prospects outside the block? Turkey is in the midst of election fever. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, prime
All eyes are fixed on Turkey’s prime minister as he seeks a record third absolute majority. Insight from Political Tours’ staff.Monday April 4, 2011 With eight years already in office Turkey’s prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, looks set to win another victory in parliamentary elections this June. What he does thereafter is likely to have
Tours to Launch Our Summer Season While all eyes are drawn to the upheaval in the Middle East, Political Tours focuses on two areas that will play a critical role in Europe’s foreign relations – Turkey and Georgia. From May 29 to June 5 leading Turkish affairs analysts, Ekrem Guzeldere and Piotr Zalweski, examine the
Stefanos Evridpidou, A reporter with The Cyprus Mail travelled to Kosovo in the summer of 2010. The trip was organised by Prizren Documentary Festival held each year in August.