Travel Counsellors

Founded in 1994 by David Speakman, 66, this family-owned business provides customised holiday and corporate travel packages to more than 450,000 customers a year. The company has 1,200 self-employed “travel counsellors”, each offering their clients tailor-made holidays, and it has exported this business model to Ireland, the Netherlands, Australia, Canada, South Africa and Dubai. International sales climbed to £17.1m in 2012.

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Company details
Year2013
Rank160
CompanyTravel Counsellors
ActivityTravel agency
LocationBolton
2-yr av intl sales growth pa33.31%
International sales £000s17,071
Total sales £000s96,138
Staff234
Founded1994
Websitewww.travelcounsellors.co.uk

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