Our team consists of the following family members.
Herbie de Bond
Herbie is one of directors at Scarleo Holidays. He did his studies in hospitality in Sri Lanka and Germany. Herbie has 40 years’ experience in the hospitality and travel trade. Herbie began his career in 1975 working as a German/ English tour guide and hotel representative. He guided group tours around the country and was stationed at leading hotels along the south west coast of the island. He has also worked in the Maldives as island representative and for the Emirates Group in the UAE as a bi-lingual tour guide. Herbie is fluent in English, German and Sinhala. He has a basic conversing knowledge of Tamil and Arabic as well.
Jude de Bond
Jude is another director at Scarleo Holidays and son of Herbie. He did his studies in Sri Lanka and the United Kingdom. He loves travelling and makes it a point to go somewhere new each year with his 2 kids Scarlett and Leo. In 2013, before Scarlett turned 1 year old she had travelled to 7 countries with her parents!
Finally the Scarleo name was born by combining Jude’s kids names – Scarlett & Leo!
Jude is responsible for Scarleo Holidays finances & promotions.
Andrew de Bond
Andrew works as the bookings manager for Scarleo Holidays. From a very young age Andrew was exposed to the travel field as his father Herbie worked as a German guide which gave him the opportunity to experience going on tours, visiting & staying at hotels all across Sri Lanka. He studied and lived in the United Kingdom from 2003 – 2010 and upon his return began his career in travel & tourism. He has over 10 years’ experience in designing itineraries and running tours. His passion is culinary, cricket, wildlife and his pet cat Bello (who happens to have an amazing Instagram page prince.bello.official, just as amazing as the scarleo.holidays Instagram page.