Southall Travel, one of the UK’s leading travel companies celebrates another landmark achievement today, named in the 11th annual Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 league table awards for Britain’s leading mid-market private companies by sales.
In the prestigious awards dinner held at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel, Southall Travel was ranked in 48th position, making it the highest ranked travel agency and tour operator in the Sunday Times Top Track 250 list of UK companies.
During the past financial year, the travel company’s turnover has grown by £65 million to £420 million.
The combined sales of the 250 companies in the league table was equivalent to 4% of the UKs GDP and the dinner was addressed by the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills the Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP.
Ranked 87th in 2013 Southall Travel’s 48th position in 2015 shows consistent and outstanding growth. Other companies in the industry sector included Lotus Group ranked in 71st position and Hays Travel which was ranked in 105th position.
Kuljinder Bahia, Managing Director at Southall Travel comments:
“I’m extremely proud of this great accolade, six years after our very first entry. All areas of the business have performed well and I am thankful for our strong relationships with our suppliers and to our loyal customers, many of whom book with us time and time again.”
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.