Since 1975, Barrhead Travel has been booking holidays and offering travel advice, insurance, currency exchange and other products as an independent agency. Founder Bill Munro, 68, started the business when he found it difficult to book a family holiday; local agencies were not open at convenient times and their deals were not advertised well. Staying true to its roots as a family business, Barrhead is now led by Bill’s daughter Sharon Munro, 39. The company employs more than 600 people and runs 12 websites specialising in different types of trips, including cruises.
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