Welcome back to another captivating episode of Island Influencers.
This week, I have the pleasure of introducing you to the one and only John Keggin, Managing Director at Island Escapes Limited.
John’s story takes us back to his upbringing within a family deeply woven into the fabric of Manx tourism. Imagine generations warmly welcoming guests to the picturesque The Tower Hotel in Port Erin.
From a young age, John had always wanted to own his own business and in 2018, his dreams came reality with Island Escapes. Drawing from a wealth of diverse experiences across marketing and operations, John paints an authentic picture of the highs and lows that come with forging your path as an entrepreneur. He bares his soul, revealing moments of utmost fulfillment and the challenges that tested his mettle.
Life has a way of throwing curveballs, and the pandemic that swept the globe was a true test of resilience for many. John candidly shares his personal encounter with burnout, a consequence of navigating the storm as both a business owner and an individual.
John’s a driving force propelling the Isle of Man’s tourism to new heights. You won’t want to miss the pearls of wisdom and stories that John Keggin unveils. So, grab your favourite headphones, find your cherished quiet corner, and join me in episode 96 of Island Influencers.
Book: The Treasure House: Discovering Enlightenment Exactly Where You Are by Mike Kewley