KatherineSenior Product Manager

Katherine Hobbs

Place of birth

Time at Caribtours
6 ½ years

Favourite destination

Favourite hotel
Jamaica Inn

Specialist area
The Caribbean & Mexico

What was your most memorable holiday?
A twin centre to Cuba and the Cayman Islands – a perfect mix of culture and sightseeing for four days in Havana, followed by amazing beaches, great food and awesome diving in Grand Cayman.

And your most forgettable?
Forgetting my passport for a long weekend in France.

Top travel tip
Don’t forget your passport! And always pack swimwear and one change of clothes in your hand luggage, just in case.

What one thing couldn’t you go on holiday without?
My PADI dive card.

Where are you planning on going for your next holiday?
The BVI to learn to sail properly.

What destination is number one on your bucket list?
The Galapagos.

Diving, skiing, sailing.

Favourite cocktail
A Dirty Banana

What is the best thing about your job?
Getting paid to travel and stay in amazing hotels!

Most flattering celebrity you’ve ever been likened to?
I’ve been likened to Pauline Quirke…but I don’t think that was a compliment! Someone said Kate Moss once but they were clearly drunk.

What is the meaning of life?
I’m still trying to figure that one out.

Recent Blog Posts

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Saint Lucia: An insider's view...
March 3, 2015 by Katherine

Our product manager Katherine Hobbs is closer than most to the Caribbean. Whilst all of us love visiting the region and do so as often as possible, she actually grew up there and her father is still a resident of Saint Lucia. We caught up with him to talk prison break-ins and to discuss the price of bread.


Cayman Islands - The Inside Track
June 23, 2013 by Katherine

Our product manager, Katherine Hobbs, reports back from the Cayman Islands: "Above land and under water, there's something here to lure even the most determined sun-worshiper away from their beach lounger..."


Some of the places I’ve stayed…

CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa
Luxury Holidays to Anguilla

"Overlooking a beautiful sweeping beach, CuisinArt's stylish, oceanview accommodation is complemented by an award-winning spa and five superb restaurants..."


Coral Sands Hotel
Luxury Holidays to the Bahamas

"Life is slow and simple around here, and the 'roads' are often just sandy tracks..."


Meliá Nassau Beach
Luxury Holidays to the Bahamas

"A spectacular beachfront, extensive facilities and a great location close to Nassau are just a few of the reasons why this all-inclusive resort remains such a popular choice for travellers to the Bahamas."


Waves Hotel & Spa
Luxury Holidays to Barbados

New to the award winning Elegant Hotels Group in Barbados, the redesigned all-inclusive Waves Hotel and Spa is located on a stretch of white pristine beach on the Plati­num West Coast of the island. 


Royal Clipper
Caribbean Cruises

"Royal Clipper is the world’s largest fully-rigged five-masted sailing ship to have been built this century and evokes all the grandeur and seafaring history of the Caribbean..."


The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman
Luxury Holidays to the Cayman Islands

"Located on 144 beautiful acres stretching from the Caribbean Sea to the North Sound, everything about The Ritz-Carlton is grand and impressive..."


Westin Grand Cayman Resort & Spa
Luxury Holidays to the Cayman Islands

"Seven Mile Beach is famous throughout the Caribbean and you’ll be staying right on one of its most beautiful stretches at the Westin Grand Cayman..."


Iberostar Parque Central
Tailor-made Holidays to Cuba

"The Parque Central enjoys an unbeatable location with the city’s main attractions and vibrant nightlife just a stone’s throw away..."


Paradisus Río de Oro
Tailor-made Holidays to Cuba

"This adult-only all-inclusive resort is a relaxing and romantic retreat, the ideal place to unwind after a tour of eastern Cuba..."


Rosalie Bay
Adventure Holidays to Dominica

"Rosalie Bay is a testament to the vision of owners Bev and Oscar, who spent nine years building this charming eco-boutique hotel..."


Secret Bay
Adventure Holidays to Dominica

The award-winning Secret Bay is utterly unique, combining an eco-conscious philosophy and passion for the natural world with some of the most luxurious, technologically advanced accommodation that you’ll find anywhere in the Caribbean...


Hotel Mockingbird Hill
Luxury Holidays to Jamaica

"Hummingbirds flit amongst the trees, leaves gently rustle in the cool sea breeze, and your hillside balcony is perfectly poised to enjoy the panoramic sea views..."


Sandy Haven
Luxury Holidays to Jamaica

Sandy Haven is a romantic and intimate boutique hotel, a stylish enclave in the heart of Negril where owner, Ann Chen, and her friendly team deliver the perfect blend of easy-going Jamaican charm, warm hospitality and elegant accommodation.


Luxury Holidays to Mexico

"Formerly the private home of an Italian duchess, Esencia is the most elegant boutique retreat on the Riviera Maya..."


Grand Velas Riviera Maya
Luxury Holidays to Mexico

Against a backdrop of heavenly white sands and sun-dappled jungle, three different resort concepts are brought together in perfect harmony...


Hotel Christopher
Luxury Holidays to St Barths

"Hotel Christopher delights with a fresh and understated approach, effortlessly cool and yet blissfully laid back..."


Magdalena Grand Beach & Golf Resort
Trinidad & Tobago

"Situated within the 750-acre Tobago Plantations Estate, the hotel offers beautifully appointed rooms, all with ocean views..."


The Villas at Stonehaven
Trinidad & Tobago

"The most luxurious resort on Tobago, Stonehaven is perched on a hillside close to the 60-acre Grafton Caledonia Bird Sanctuary..."



Paul Cleary

Managing Director

Rebecca Burgess

Head of Trade Sales

Ed Light

Head of Commercial

Sally Stileman

Reservations Manager

Natasha Mustra-Wood

Aviation Manager

Nicola Sweeney

Product Manager - Indian Ocean & Arabia

Davinia Wright

Product Executive - Caribbean & Mexico

Fiona Ali-Williams

Travel Adviser

Helen Baker

Travel Adviser

Karen Boulton

Travel Adviser

Karen Davies

Travel Adviser

Laura Griffin

Travel Adviser

Louise Gray

Travel Adviser

Mandy Greenhalgh

Travel Adviser

Sarah Miller

Travel Adviser

Abigail David

Travel Adviser

Lianne Cooper


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