Middlesex based travel agency Southall Travel climbs to No.1 position in the UK Travel Agents market after showing up as the only travel agency in the sixth top track 250 league table compiled by Fast Track and published in Sunday Times.
London, 18 October 2010 – Southall Travel, one of the leading travel agencies in the country, has been listed in the Sunday Times Top Track 250 list of the UK’s most successful mid-market private companies. The Sixth Annual Sunday Times HSBC Top Track 250 awards dinner was held at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel in London on the night of 14th October and was attended by owners and directors of country’s leading mid-market private companies. The sixth annual Top Track 250 league table supplement was published in The Sunday Times on 17 October 2010 with HSBC as the title sponsor.
The award was received by Mr. Jaymin Borkhatria, Director of Sales for Southall Travel Ltd.
Showing up amongst some of the most well known mid-market brands, Southall Travel is the only travel agency in the UK to be included in the influential league table. The agency recorded astounding sales of £203.1 million for the year ending March 2010 and was ranked at 148th place.
Mr. Kuljinder Bahia, Managing Director of Southall Travel’s expressed his pleasure with the listing. “This is the first time we’ve been ranked in the Top Track 250 and I’m extremely proud to be the only travel agent to make the list,” he said.
Mr Bahia commended the entire team of Southall Travel and applauded their fruitful efforts. “Trading conditions have been difficult this year for the whole industry but we have a talented team in place and we have worked hard to innovate through online marketing, new technology, broadening our product range and call centre productivity.” Mr Bahia stated.
“The listing is a great accolade for us and something we can use within our own marketing. We sit alongside some leading brands such as Harrods and Weetabix but also other outstanding businesses in their field.” he said on the occasion.
Expressing his gratitude towards the agency’s suppliers and customers, Mr. Bahia observed, “I’m thankful for our strong relationship with our suppliers and to our customers, many of whom book with us time and time again.”
It must be noted that Southall Travel was also listed in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 list in the year 2005.