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George Morgan-Grenville

Founder and CEO

Red Savannah

London, UK

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George Morgan-Grenville’s Biography

George Morgan-Grenville is an entrepreneur and founder of the award-winning travel company, Red Savannah.

An expert on luxury travel and hospitality, George has wide-ranging industry experience and marketing expertise within the key markets of the UK, USA, Australia and China. He is an accomplished speaker and has made numerous television and radio appearances on BBC News, LBC (Nick Ferrari Show), Radio 4 (Today Show), Radio 2 (Jeremy Vine Show, ITV News, CNN, Channel 4, Sky (Kay Burley Show), CNBC, Radio 5 Live, Fox News and ABC. He is widely quoted across most mainstream media in US and UK, has written Op Eds for The Daily Telegraph & Daily Express, written for The Spectator, and served on numerous advisory boards and panels including Forbes 400, Stratus Rewards Visa, Luxury Travel Expo, CBRE Luxury Properties and Traveller Made.

In April 2020 Red Savannah was awarded the Queen's Award for Enterprise in the category of International Trade.

George Morgan-Grenville’s Newsfeed

Travel Weekly
Red Savannah takes over US-based villa operator

Red Savannah founder and chief executive George Morgan-Grenville said: “We have looked at several opportunities over recent years but Homebase Abroad was the first business we felt was properly aligned from both a philosophical and demographic standpoint."

Evening Standard
Ambassadors back plan to allow vaccinated UK tourists to visit EU this summer

George Morgan-Grenville, founder and chief executive of travel company Red Savannah, said the industry is “facing a disaster” and cannot understand why it “has to bear the brunt of so much confused and mixed messaging from ministers”.

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George Morgan-Grenville’s Background

Red Savannah
Founder and CEO
Jul 2010 - Present
London, UK
George founded Red Savannah, a leading global luxury travel company, in 2010. He raised £1.5 million in start-up capital and launched the business in September 2011. Additional capital was raised in Nov 2012 to fund expansion into the US market. The company supports two key verticals (luxury villas and experiential journeys) and targets HNWI clients principally in the UK, USA & China.
Abercrombie & Kent
Group Managing Director
Jan 2008 - Sep 2010
London, UK
Responsible for the core A&K tour operating companies (USA, UK & Australia), with combined sales of over $300m. He also oversaw trade sales under the Akorn brand, global advertising with M&C Saatchi and all sales and marketing activities related to the Group’s hotel brand, Sanctuary Retreats.
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Other Business Interests

The Coldstream Guards
Member
May 2010 - Present
London, UK
The Household Division
Supporter
Jan 1990 - Present
Windsor, UK
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Media

Coronavirus News
Interviewee
Jun 2020
Travel agency CEO George Morgan-Grenville says the 14-day coronavirus quarantine is a 'disaster'

Awards & Endorsements

Queen's Award for Enterprise (International Trade) logo Queen's Award for Enterprise (International Trade) logo
Queen's Award for Enterprise (International Trade)
Awardee 2020
Apr 2020
The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are for outstanding achievement by UK businesses and are awarded in the categories of innovation, sustainable development, international trade and promoting opportunity through social mobility.

George Morgan-Grenville’s Education