Tom and Black Tomato have dedicated the last 15 years to exploring new destinations for curious travellers and broadening the realm of possibility for those seeking unique and insightful experiences within cultures rather than cookie-cutter itineraries.
Innovation has consistently been paramount to Black Tomato’s ethos. It has inspired Tom to create ground-breaking products such as Blink an industry first and the ultimate in bespoke, pop-up accommodation in remote parts of the world that was lauded by Bloomberg as “the coolest thing to hit the travel world”. Black Tomato has been recognised as an innovative authority in global luxury travel by leading industry voices including Bloomberg, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Vogue. In 2019 Tom was recognised by Conde Nast Traveller as one of the World’s Best Travel Specialists and named as one of the 50 People in the World Changing the Way You Travel. He also won the 'Contribution to Experiential Travel' award at the prestigious Pure Life Experiences annual awards. Tom is a member of Travel + Leisure’s A-List and has served on the boards of AFAR, the American Express Platinum Collective, and the Travel + Leisure Advisory Board. He is a columnist for Harper's Bazaar and Inc Magazine.