Our History

Company Background

WST Travel was founded as Wirral Schools Travel in 1991 and was bought by a team of educational travel specialists in 2010 – who are the people that make up the board of WST:

David Craven – Chairman

David has over 37 years experience in educational travel with over 20 years experience as an MD of one of the UK’s leading educational travel companies.

Deborah Beckett – Managing Director

Deborah has over 20 years travel experience including operating at Director level with a major travel PLC.

Sian Belfield – Customer Relations Director

Sian has worked in the travel industry for over 20 years, spending 18 of those in educational travel.

Dave Finch – Financial Director

Dave has been a commercial accountant for over 30 years. His role is to provide strategic financial and management direction for the business.

Sarah Foden – Non Executive Director

Sarah has 25 years experience in educational travel as a senior manager and director – as well as developing innovative products in the performing and creative arts areas of learning.

Since 2010 our team has gone from strength to strength with 40 members of staff with 430 years combined experience. The key to our success is having a dedicated and experienced team who are committed to delivering high quality educational travel experiences that are teamed with outstanding personal customer service.