This conversation covers Gavin’s incredible adventures around the world, from walking the Sahara to summiting Everest and much more besides.
We discuss his ethos behind running a travel business and how he views the creation of a sustainable model that will allow both travel businesses and the places they operate in to flourish.
He also highlights how he has gone about marketing the business and the charity, and how he sees the future of travel evolving.
What first got you interested in travel and the mountains
Walking the Sahara
Setting up Adventure Alternative and Moving Mountains
What do Adventure Alternative and moving Mountains do
Marketing face to face and using social media as a storytelling tool
Big challenges to fundraise for Moving Mountains
Life saving exploits summiting Everest
What is the goal of Moving Mountains?
The future of travel
“What we’re doing in tourism should be about the product and where we’re taking people and the destinations and the lives of those people there and if you can make that the dominant feature of your business. That means letting go of this ridiculous notion that every business has to grow.”
Gavin Bate, Adventurer
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