Southall Travel moved up to 132nd rank in the 8th Annual Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 league table. The firm jumped to higher position for the third consecutive year owing to its improved financial results.
London, 12 October 2012 – Continuing with its award winning spree, Southall Travel bags another one as it gets listed at the coveted Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 league table for third year in a row. Southall Travel has been ranked at 132nd place in the annual league table as the agency posted an astounding sales figure of £270.5m in the financial year 2012.
Over 200 guests attended the gala dinner of the 8th Annual Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 awards that took place on 11th October 2012 in London.
Southall Travel’s director of Sales, Mr. Jaymin Borkhatria represented the company at the event and collected the prestigious award. The ceremony witnessed representations from some of the country’s most well-known private companies such as Aston Martin, Dreams, Gatwick Airport, Lush, Nando’s, Virgin Active, and Yeo Valley.
Mo Merali, Corporate Finance Partner at Grant Thornton (title sponsor of the league table) and Ian Stuart, Managing Director and Head of UK and Ireland client coverage at Barclays (league table sponsor for the first time) played host to the guests at the invitation-only dinner.
Mr. Borkhatria stated that “It’s a great achievement to rank in the highly prestigious league table of country’s top mid-market private companies, consecutively for the third time. The consistently higher rankings year-on-year, are testimonial to Southall Travel’s increasing popularity among travellers”
He further added that “the consistent progress of the company would not have been possible without the sterling efforts of its team of experts who work conscientiously to ensure that our clients are offered superlative services and deals”.
Southall Travel was ranked at the 148th and 141st position in 2010 and 2011 respectively, and owing to improved sales figure for the year ending March 2012, the company has managed to grab the higher ranking of 132 this year.
Notes to Editors
Southall Travel, headquartered at Iver, Buckinghamshire, is one of the leading travel agents in the UK. The company provides affordable air travel services across leisure and business market sectors. The services range from flights tickets, hotels bookings, all-inclusive package holidays, luxury holidays, round the world flights, group bookings etc. Southall Travel is a member of ABTA, and holds IATA accreditation and an ATOL licence. The company operates with a team of skilled travel experts that are available round the clock. The company has a wholesale division, The Holiday Team and a corporate division called the Apple house Travel. www.southalltravel.co.uk is a highly popular and user friendly air travel booking website that is ‘verisign secured’ and ‘security metrics’ certified for enhanced protection of customer information. Besides booking cheap travel deals, customers can browse through a wealth of useful travel information, tips, and latest air travel news on the website.