About Us

Thames Travel was established in the winter of 1982 when founders John and Constance Green using their years of travel experience opened a high street independent travel agency that still stands in the same place today.

Creating a bespoke travel service for the local Richmond and Twickenham area, Thames Travel soon gained a loyal following, many of who plus their children and grandchildren remain avid clients to this day! In the early days John and Constance had three small children who quickly learned to love the world of travel and the opportunity to visit new and exciting destinations. 

Fast forward 15 years, their middle son Christian joined the family business after achieving a travel degree from Brighton University, followed by a year back-packing around the world. 

Christian is now the Managing Director and runs the business along with his wife Claire who he met at university also studying a degree in travel. Together with a team of exceptional travel advisors, Thames Travel was recently refurbished, has won many prestigious awards and is going from strength to strength.

Meet the Team

Christian Green

Managing Director

Christian has grown up along-side Thames Travel as his parents John & Constance started the business in 1982 when he was just 3 years old. Read more >>>

Claire Green

Claire is married to Christian and joined Thames Travel in 2015 having worked for 12 years in hotel marketing which took her all over the Caribbean, gaining valuable knowledge of an exquisite group of boutique hotels. Read more >>>

Nick Samuels

Nick has been in the travel industry for over 35 years and has been very fortunate to travel extensively during that time. As well as having travelled to most of the Caribbean and Indian Ocean Islands, he also has a passion for Australasia, having visited Australia and New Zealand numerous times. Read more >>>

Recent Awards


A massive Thank You to everyone at the Richmond Chamber, a fabulous evening, we are delighted with our award


Feeling really proud to be recognised as one of the Leaders of Luxury in the travel industry! Thank you Aspire for a superb event!