This London group includes Dial A Flight, which serves more than 450,000 travellers a year; Supertravel, which specialises in high-end ski and golf holidays; and Lotus Conferences and Incentives, which organises events for companies in the pharmaceutical sector. Founder Peter Stephens owns 75% of the firm he runs, director Christine Burrowes holds the rest.

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Company details
Year2012
Rank112
CompanyLotus Group
ActivityTour operator
LocationSouth London
Sales £m297.2
Operating profit £m11.7
Main shareholdersPeter Stephens (75%), Christine Burrowes (25%)
Staff420
Founded1980
Websitewww.lotusgroup.co.uk

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