Midweek Interview

Midweek Interview with Uniworld’s Christopher Lukehurst-Walton

This week, we managed to snatch Christopher Lukehurst-Walton, the South Australia Sales Manager from Uniworld Boutique River Cruises, for a quick interview before he escaped our grasp.

The challenge for the industry is…

Keeping ahead of the game! Working with Uniworld means we are always two steps ahead.

The things I like about my job…

Our Uniworld ships are like none other, it’s so easy to promote a product you love so much. I’m quite lucky that way!

If I didn’t work in travel I would be…

Since school I had always dreamed of being a vet, who doesn’t love animals?

Favourite airline…

Etihad, their service is second to none!

My proudest moment was…

When I took the plunge and moved to the UK for 12 years. It was very inspiring and something I wil never forget.

The naughtiest thing I ever did was…

I cannot tell you that!

I try to relax by…

Being with my dog Jake, dinner with friends, otherwise a bubble bath usually works.

The last time I feared for my life was…

When I nearly missed a flight!

If I can, I always try to avoid…

Negativity

I really wish I had…

Nothing more than I already have, I always try to stay positive and be happy with where I am and what I have.

The best advice I’ve ever received was…

Do not act, just be yourself and show your true attributes

I don’t understand why people…

Complain!

My greatest weakness is…

Being too soft and giving in too easily.

And my greatest strength is…

Being the best boss ever

If I won a $1 million lottery (aside from travelling), I would…

Purchase investment properties (I could get a few in SA for $1 million).

If I was prime minister I would…

Give everyone more leave (and money!) to travel and see the world

If I could be someone else for one day I would be a…

Buddihst Monk, the lives they lead are so inspiring.

I’ve always wanted to travel to…

South America, their diverse cultures and food would be incredible to experience.

My favourite holiday was…

When I travelled along the Road to Mandalay on the Orient Express.

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