Travel Counsellor wins prestigious Growing Business of the Year Award
Travel Counsellors is celebrating after being announced as Growing Business of the Year at the 2016 Amazon Growing Business Awards this week.
The company was revealed as winners of this significant award, recognising the impressive growth of the business in the category of ‘Larger Company’, awarded for demonstrating market leadership, continued global growth, industry-leading standards of service, and innovation around the customer experience. The company now has 1,600 Travel Counsellors, operating across seven countries and has experienced year-on-year growth, posting a turnover of $283 million for its last financial year.
Simon Shaw, Chief Finance Officer collected the award and said: “I’m absolutely thrilled Travel Counsellors has been recognised for continued global expansion and commitment to our people. As a business we always put people first, doing the right thing by our customers to make their travel experience special and unique every time. It’s this approach to customer care, along with supportive technology such as the myTC app, that has enabled Travel Counsellors to grow at a rapid pace since it was founded 22 years ago.”
The Amazon Growing Business Awards are the UK’s most established and respected recognition of SME and entrepreneurial success. Bringing together a guest list of over 500 trailblazing business owners and managers, the awards were hosted by comedian Rob Beckett in London and added some stand-out companies, including Travel Counsellors, to an illustrious alumni. The award for Growing Business of the Year for Larger Company (turnover $85m+) was one of the final and much coveted awards of the evening.
Travel Counsellors Australia was established in 2007 and currently has 150 Travel Counsellors. Our head office in Australia is in Melbourne. Travel Counsellors Australia is accredited with ATAS. Travel Counsellors is the world’s largest home-based travel company. Founded in 1994 it currently has 1,500 travel consultants who work from home with the support of over 350 staff at the company’s UK headquarters and overseas offices. The company operates in Australia, UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, South Africa, UAE and Belgium.