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Founded 23 years ago, this tour operator began by running guided visits to Vietnam and has since expanded to offer tailor-made trips to more than 80 countries. Headquartered in Oxfordshire, it has offices in London, and Boston in the US, where it has seen a fourfold increase in bookings in the last three years. Nick Longman, 51, became chief executive in January — he was a former UK and Ireland managing director for Tui.

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Company details
CompanyAudley Travel
ActivityTour operator
Sales £m*291.2
Operating profit £m*‡33.8
Main shareholders3i (>50%), management (<50%)

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda