Tom Marchant is an entrepreneur known for launching some of the fastest growing, award-winning brands in the travel and lifestyle sector. He is the co-founder of The Black Tomato Travel Group, parent company of the award winning travel brands Black Tomato, Beach Tomato and Epic Tomato.
8 years ago, Tom launched The Black Tomato Group. Since its launch, the group has grown to become known as one of the leading experts in the world on luxury travel and lifestyle services and caters to the travel needs of a globally located discerning client base. The group is responsible for organising exceptional travel experiences for customers around the world, both in the private and corporate sectors, with the group responsible for the travel and services provision to leading blue chip companies. Along with travel services, the group also publishes content across award-winning sites such as Pinch Magazine and Beach Tomato. The group also has owns a Creative Services Agency which provides marketing, branding and content strategy services to destinations and leading luxury brands around the world.
As the founder, Tom works on the group’s business development, marketing and creative strategies and regularly writes and talks on trends and the future of the luxury travel and lifestyle industries at conferences around the world.
Tom was named young entrepreneur of the year by the British Travel Industry Hall of Fame and has been identified by publications such as The Observer, Wallpaper Magazine, Conde Nast Traveller, Travel & Leisure, Forbes, Esquire and GQ as a leader in shaping the future of the lifestyle and luxury industries.