Hermes Holidays founder and Director, Kyle Olsen has been a European and Australian specialist Travel Director for over 20 years.  Having worked for some of the largest (and most awarded) travel companies in Europe, Contiki Holidays and Trafalgar Tours, Kyle led an estimated 150 trips and shared his in-depth, insider knowledge of Europe and Australia with over 5,500 guests.

Since 2016, backed with this knowledge and experience, Kyle has been designing boutique, luxury vacation experiences that are safe and welcoming for the LGBT community and their friends. With an all-gay crew who understand the local customs and attitudes, you can relax and enjoy your vacation knowing that Kyle and his team have scouted the best and most welcoming destinations.

The focus of Hermes Holidays is on developing vacations that meet the wants and desires of the savvy traveller with beautifully designed and executed itineraries. After 20 years on the job, (as well as extensive independent travel), Kyle knows exactly what makes a great vacation: leisurely starts to the day so you can make the most of the abundant nightlife; beautiful hotels in central, fun locations; having the must-see/do experiences included whilst leaving guests plenty of time to discover and indulge at their leisure.

Kyle’s passion is travel and no one knows Australia and Europe as well as he does. He can’t wait to share with you its history, its culture, its quirks and its charms. He wants you to dream, discover and indulge!