Meet the Team

Every single holiday home is visited and approved by the Tots Team to give you peace of mind when you book. As parents, we also know that finding and booking a holiday is a stressful and time consuming process which is why we have a team of Holiday Heroes dedicated to saving you time and stress by matching you to exactly the right property for you and your family.

Now, come and meet the team...

Wendy Shand

Wendy Shand

Founder & Director

What's your guilty pleasure? Lindt 70% Dark Chocolate and Marmite on toast
Beach or pool? Pool
What's your favourite Tots destination? Daios Cove, Crete
Best childhood holiday memory I grew up in the Middle East so life was like one big holiday. My passion is dinghy sailing so I was never happier than playing out at sea. Bliss!
Rob Shand

Rob Shand

Boss and Head of Visiting New and Lovely Places!

What's your guilty pleasure? Pecan Buns from Hambleton Bakery – best in the land
Beach or pool? Pool (excepting the beach at Hillside...)
What's your favourite Tots destination? Aghhh.... pleading the 5th on that one!
Best childhood holiday memory Endless hot summer days playing in swimming pools - generally Mallorca and the Algarve
Richard Carrick

Richard Carrick

Tots non-executive director

What's your guilty pleasure? Sports Cars
Beach or pool? Beach
What's your favourite Tots destination? Italy
Best childhood holiday memory Summer holidays at the grandparents on the north east coast and the sound of the foghorn in August
Penny

Penny

International Property Director

What's your guilty pleasure? Sunday afternoon on the sofa with a good movie.
Beach or pool? Deserted beach
What's your favourite Tots destination? Having visited so many, it's very difficult to decide but if it had to be one, Crete
Best childhood holiday memory Living in Malta, discovering tiny little bays and caves to swim in to off the boat with my siblings.
Jen

Jen

Marketing Director

What's your guilty pleasure? Reese's Peanut Butter cups
Beach or pool? Definitely beach - except with a baby and then definitely pool!
What's your favourite Tots destination? Casa de la Muralla - we had our first best family holiday here
Best childhood holiday memory Messing about in boats
Rachel

Rachel

Head of Customer Experience

What's your guilty pleasure? Champagne
Beach or pool? Pool
What's your favourite Tots destination? Italy
Best childhood holiday memory Adventure holidays in the South of France
Jon

Jon

Sales Manager

What's your guilty pleasure? First edition books!
Beach or pool? Pool
What's your favourite Tots destination? Aphrodite Hills in Cyprus and Ty Morgan, UK.
Best childhood holiday memory Watching Italia 1990 in Spain on my Dad's shoulders, I still well up when I see videos of Gazza crying and Stuart Pearce missing the penalty.
Wendy

Wendy

Tots Mum for Languedoc, Aveyron and Pyrenees

What's your guilty pleasure? Watching Corrie omnibus in one straight go on a Saturday afternoon...
Beach or pool? Pool - beach involves too much sand, which is then bought into the car and into the house and just everywhere! (I live just 10 mins from the beach!)
What's your favourite Tots destination? Mas Sournia - great playroom and the caves are really well positioned together so that little people can make friends...
Best childhood holiday memory Camping on the Costa Brava, eating roast chicken and chips with jugs of sangria and eating the fruit out of the jug!
Helen J

Helen

Tots Auntie for the Algarve

What's your guilty pleasure? Grabbing half an hour in the sun with my book and a good Portuguese coffee
Beach or pool? Beach
What's your favourite Tots destination? The Algarve of course, or for a change I love Crete.
Best childhood holiday memory Crab fishing off the quay with my sister at Blakeney in Norfolk
Alex

Alex

Digital Marketing Executive

What's your guilty pleasure? The TV show Man vs Food - although I don't think I feel overly guilty about it!
Beach or pool? Beach
What's your favourite Tots destination? Three Palms Villa, Portugal
Best childhood holiday memory Fetching freshly baked baguettes, pains au chocolate and croissants for breakfast each morning from the boulangerie – and then eating most of them on the walk back!
Nikki

Nikki

Family Travel Expert

What's your guilty pleasure? Real Housewives of Beverley Hills
Beach or pool? Beach
What's your favourite Tots destination? France as I spend so much of my time off there
Best childhood holiday memory At 6 years old drinking mocktails filled with gimmick toys on the Riviera preparing me for adulthood
Olivia

Olivia

Digital Marketing Executive

What's your guilty pleasure? Buying too many floral vintage dresses- oh and keep me away from Cath Kidston!
Beach or pool? Beach- I love being able to go scuba diving or snorkeling
What's your favourite Tots destination? Domes of Elounda, I really like the beautiful views and traditional decor
Best childhood holiday memory I think I would have to say scuba diving with the giant stingrays in Turks and Caicos when I was 9, they were surprisingly affectionate! Although diving with tiger sharks was also very memorable...
Charlotte

Charlotte

Family Travel Expert

What's your guilty pleasure? It's got to be chocolate
Beach or pool? Beach
What's your favourite Tots destination? Monte Bastiola, Italy. Simply stunning
Best childhood holiday memory endless mini golf with my brother.
Nicole

Nicole

Family Travel Expert

What's your guilty pleasure? Dutch Licorice
Beach or pool? Beach!
What's your favourite Tots destination? Can't choose but love both Turkey and Italy!
Best childhood holiday memory Gran Canaria with my parents - I mainly remember (as it was a fairly new tourist destination then) that everyone kept touching my hair as it turned very blonde... but also loved "orange" Fanta, which you couldn't find back home!
Charlotte

Charlotte

Family Travel Expert

What's your guilty pleasure? Prosecco and Grand Designs!
Beach or pool? Is it too greedy to say a pool next to the beach?
What's your favourite Tots destination? I think it has to be the Canary Islands for the year round sunshine, bustling ports, whitewashed buildings and of course the Spanish cuisine!
Best childhood holiday memory I must have been about 5-eating my body weight in freshly grilled sardines on the beach in Portugal and learning to dive.
Sue

Sue

Family Travel Expert

What's your guilty pleasure? A glass of chilled white wine at the end of a busy day
Beach or pool? Pool, unless the beach is a perfect one on a desert island
What's your favourite Tots destination? Cyprus, with Turkey coming a close second
Best childhood holiday memory exploring rock pools on a Devon beach
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