| Founder & Travel Connoisseur
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Shane founded the Connoisseur Travel Collection in 2018 after spending nearly 20 years working for some of the world’s most iconic luxury hotels and brands including Belmond, Raffles and Rocco Forte.
Shane also is the Founder of Amsteluxe the first luxury travel show in the Benelux which debuted in June 2019 with many of the leading luxury brands attending including The Orient-Express, Jumeirah Hotels, Singita Safaris, Rosewood Hotels and Six Senses Resorts.
A 3rd generation hotelier his passion for travel started when he was 18, working in Spain as a tour guide before moving into the world of luxury travel at The Rocco Forte Brown’s Hotel in London. Life experiences have included living in over 10 countries in Europe, The Indian Ocean, The Middle East, Southern Africa and South East Asia. His personal and professional travel experiences have taken him to nearly 100 countries from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe staying in countless multi award winning luxury hotels and resorts to experiential properties unique to their destination.
As a luxury travel junkie, Shane has personally visited over 70% of all the properties in the Connoisseur Travel Collection including inspecting over 130 properties in 2018 and plans to increase that to over 80% by 2020. This unique collaboration of experience and travel industry relationships allows Shane to offer unparalleled personalized service based on his own experience.