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When the electronic music scene exploded in the mid 90’s DJs and promoters started to travel worldwide. Aware of her unique expertise and reputation in this field they reached out to Alison Rodgers, the founder of Detonate Travel.

Since then, Detonate has grown alongside the constantly evolving live music scene. Today, the company books travel for worldwide tours, festivals and live events, and have become a major player in the travel industry as the go-to specialists for some of the biggest names in the business.


Alison Rodgers

Alison Rodgers

With 30 years travel experience Alison founded Detonate within Eton Travel in 1996 when the electronic music scene exploded and she identified a gap in the market. Her entrepreneurial flair and expertise has made the company what it is today. Over the years she has ensured the company has constantly evolved to meet the growing demands of travel within the music industry providing an essential service to her loyal clients..


Paul Thompson 

Starting his career in the luxury hotel sector Paul went on to work in leisure before moving on to corporate travel. Paul has developed an encyclopaedic knowledge of travel booking systems, airlines and destinations and is now one of the best travel logistic specialists in the business. A true expert in travel, Paul is a great resource and an excellent trouble shooter.


Charlotte (DJ Lottie)

Charlotte toured the World for 20 years as one of the leading DJ’s in the electronic music scene in the 90s and 00s. Her passion for international travel developed over the years and she is now a fully trained member of the Detonate team. Having experienced first hand the demands of performing in a different country every night Charlotte is uniquely placed to organise your itinerary.


Smaranda Hogg

Through travelling extensively Smaranda has a wealth of experience in both leisure and business travel. After finding her niche at Detonate, booking travel for her creative clients, Smaranda is highly regarded by all her clients for her upbeat attitude, professionalism and personal service.

Our clients range from music and media to film and TV, A-list celebrities to literary greats. We can book anything from a budget airline to a private jet. Combined with our access to specially negotiated fares and rates with airlines and hotels we will take the pressure off you, knowing all the essential travel arrangements are in our capable hands.


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