Fred. Olsen Travel are thrilled to celebrate winning Best East of England Large Agency (Covering East Midlands & East Anglia) at the Travel Weekly Agent Achievement awards on 16th September 2021.
We were also overjoyed to be nominated for Best London And South East England Large Agency, as well as individual nominations for Charlotte Robson from our Westbourne branch for Leisure Agent of the Year, and Cruise Development Manager Rachel Brinkley who was nominated for Agency Support Team Member of the Year.
The Travel Weekly Agent Achievement Awards are the largest celebration of the travel trade in the UK & Ireland and the highest accolade for travel agencies and agents. This year’s awards were the first to be held since the start of the pandemic and were designed to honour those travel agencies and travel agents who have truly represented the best of the industry over the past 18 months.
The glittering awards ceremony was held in front of more than 600 guests in London in association with headline sponsor Virgin Atlantic, and was hosted by comedian Tom Allen and Travel Weekly editor-in-chief Lucy Huxley.
The award winners are selected based on voting by travel industry suppliers including tour operators, airlines, cruise lines and tourist boards, with the individual agent categories decided by panels of expert judges. Travel Weekly is the market-leading multimedia company and magazine for the UK travel industry, with a presence in print, online and through a portfolio of events.
Fred. Olsen Travel is an independent travel company that benefits from over 150 years of experience behind the Fred. Olsen name. Encompassing a number of different specialisms, they can help arrange holidays in a variety of different forms – land or water, ocean or river, escorted or tailor-made. The brand comprises 17 highstreet travel agencies across East Anglia and along the south coast, over 60 homeworking franchisees as part of the GoCruise & Travel network, and operates as UK General Sales Agents for companies such as Star Clippers, Collette and Amadeus River Cruises.
Fred. Olsen Travel is bonded by the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) and by the Civil Aviation Authority’s Air Travel Organisers Licensing (ATOL) scheme.