International Track 200

This Manchester business has more than 1,500 self-employed “travel counsellors” offering tailor-made holidays and business travel. Bookings via overseas franchisees have grown fast as the firm exports its model to countries such as The Netherlands, Australia and South Africa, generating international sales of £29.3m last year. In 2014, private-equity firm Equistone Partners backed a management buyout led by managing director Steve Byrne, 50, for an undisclosed sum.

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Company details
CompanyTravel Counsellors
ActivityTravel services provider
2-yr av intl sales growth pa19.85%
International sales £000s*29,309
Total sales £000s*166,366

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* Supplied by company † Annualised figure