Southall Travel, one of the UK’s leading travel companies celebrates another landmark achievement today, named in the 12th annual Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 league table awards for Britain’s leading mid-market private companies by sales.
Southall Travel has been announced in 17th position, making it the highest ranked privately owned travel agency and tour operator in the UK.
During the past financial year, the travel company’s turnover has grown by £71 million from £420 million to £491 Million.
Ranked 48th in 2015, Southall Travel’s 17th position in 2016 shows consistent and outstanding growth during the past 12 months.
Other companies in the industry sector include Lotus Group, ranked 41, Hays Travel (49th) and Audley Travel (178).
The Sunday Times Top Track 250 awards, ranks the next 250-biggest companies by sales, provided they meet the growth and profitability criteria. The 250 companies grew combined sales by 14% to £58.1bn, operating profits by 26% to £4.9bn, and staff by 11% to 354,000.
Kuljinder Bahia, Managing Director at Southall Travel comments:
“This is an incredible achievement by the entire team here at Southall Travel and I absolutely thrilled. Our business continues to grow at a rapid rate and once again I am very grateful to our suppliers with whom we have very strong relationships and to our loyal customers.”
About Southall Travel
Southall Travel was established in 1984 and is one of the largest travel companies in the UK. The company is a well known brand for affordable travel deals in leisure and business travel to worldwide destinations. Southall Travel has India and Indian Ocean destinations, Australia/New Zealand, USA, South Africa, the Far East, and the Middle East as its best selling destination. The company has an extensive range of special offers for budget flights and holidays, last minute trips, honeymoons, group travel etc. Headquartered at Iver, Buckinghamshire, the company operates round the clock customer service centre with lines open 24×7 on all 365 days of the year. Southall Travel is an ABTA bonded travel company and its ATOL license (5553) issued by the Civil Aviation Authority provides complete financial protection for all flight-inclusive holidays.