Why Suite DNA?
“We don’t feed you the hotels you should love – we listen to your likes
and dislikes and put together a bespoke trip that is unique to you.”
KATY McCANN & HANNAH WALKER, FOUNDERS OF SUITE DNA PRIVATE TRAVELAbout Katy & Hannah
Katy was Global Head of the hotel collection at Mr & Mrs Smith since its founding in 2003. She spent 7 months of every year travelling around the world in search of the most stylish hotels and guesthouses to ensure each one was a perfect match for the Smith collection. After having visited over 2000 properties, Katy set up Suite DNA in January 2013.
Katy grew up in the South of Spain. Since graduating from Manchester University, Katy has lived and worked all over the world from Mexico, Italy, Spain and London. Previous to Mr & Mrs Smith, Katy was the Editor of a newspaper in Madrid.
Hannah has 10 years experience working in luxury travel, booking both simple and complicated trips for demanding VIP clients with high expectations. For 6 years she ran a successful luxury villa rental company in the Cote d’Azur catering to an A-lister crowd. Hannah also has in-depth knowledge of the yachting world, which has proved invaluable for Suite DNA Private Travel. After moving to London in 2010, Hannah quickly became a leading GoldSmith travel consultant at the Mr & Mrs Smith Hotel Collection.
Hannah has also had an international upbringing having grown up in the South of France. She lived all over the world before settling in London.