Whether it is a safari in Botswana or a wellness retreat in Iceland, Kensington-based Trailfinders says it has helped more than 16m travellers organise their holidays. Founded in 1970 by former SAS officer Mike Gooley, 82, to sell discount trips to Australia, the company has evolved to offer tailor-made travel across the globe from 37 travel centres in the UK and Ireland. Sales reached £795m in 2018, representing the gross value of air tickets, hotels and other services.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank92
CompanyTrailfinders
ActivityTravel organiser
LocationWest London
Sales £m795
Profit £m32
Year endFeb 18
Principal shareholdersMike Gooley (100%)
Staff1,090
Founded1970
Websitewww.trailfinders.com

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