Gillian Polyhos

As co-founder of Olive Lounge Travel, I am a passionate believer in that “To Travel is To Live”; I’ve been fortunate to have visited some amazing destinations across the globe, and am always striving to increase my knowledge in order to pass this on to my clients, and equally as important, the rest of the team in the business.


Our success and growth to date has been amazing, and I want to develop our offering and keep our position as one of the top UK Travel Agencies into the next decade.


Choosing a favourite destination really is difficult, however I am a fan of South and South East Asia, and in particular Sri Lanka, The Maldives, and Thailand. Singapore is also spectacular!


Joanne Edwards

As co-founder of Olive Lounge Travel, I have 22 years experience in the industry, and am extremely proud of our achievements to date.


Having travelled extensively, it’s always important to use my experiences to assist my clients when they are choosing their dream holidays, and we always strive to go the extra mile for every customer. We genuinely love what we do, and as a result we do it well. We recognise how important each and every trip is, regardless of destination or value, and this is a key part of our success.

With dozens of bucket-list destinations ticked off in the Caribbean, USA, New Zealand, Australia & Africa, it’s hard choosing a favourite trip, but if I was to pick one it would be Finnish Lapland where I slept in an igloo; an experience I’ll never forget !


Nichola Claire Charlton

I have been working in the travel industry for 11 years, starting as an apprentice back in 2008 and have achieved NVQ Level 2 and 3 in travel and tourism.

I have been lucky enough to visit many destinations, and sail the seas of the Mediterranean, and enjoy using my experience to best suit my clients.


My all-time favourite holiday would be Disneyland Paris; it's truly magical, and I have amazing memories from my visits there. Disney illumination was absolutely fantastic. If you are ever planning a trip here, please feel free to ask me as many questions as you like! 


Angela Wild

I have worked in the travel industry for the past 36 years !!  I started working for 

Olive Lounge Travel in August 2017 and really enjoy working for an independent travel agency as we are able 

to offer some amazing deals with a multitude of suppliers and being part of such a fantastic award winning team 

whose focus is to offer great customer service.


During my many years in the travel business I have been lucky enough to visit some amazing destinations such as

Mauritius, Canada, New York, Florida, Mexico, Croatia, Morocco, Italy, Cyprus, Turkey, Spain and many more. 


I have also cruised several times around the Med, the Norwegian Fjords and I have recently returned from a cruise 

around New England and Canada.


My favourite holiday destination was driving through the Canadian Rockies from Vancouver to Calgary, the scenery 

was stunning, we even experienced snow in September and saw a bear at the side of the road !!


Olivia Polyhos

I have worked at Olive Lounge Travel from the very 1st day of the shop opening in Crosshills 3 1/2 years ago. Being there every step of the way for our customers from start to finish is what I am most passionate about.


From answering any queries customers may have regarding their booking, processing payments, providing their travel documents, to sending them a welcome home postcard on their return. I thrive on putting our customers at ease of knowing i am only a phone call away and everything is under control. 


My favourite destination i have travelled to is Bali. Amazing culture, luscious scenery and the friendliest people I have ever met sets it apart from anywhere else i have travelled.