Association of Reader Travel - Tour Operator of the Year 2006
ART's members are drawn from regional and national newspapers through the UK. Each individual is responsible for arranging and promoting a full range of holidays in their newspaper titles - and they need to ensure the operators they choose to work with are reputable bonded companies offering great value-for-money.
Travelscope has been recognised as the leading tour operator in the reader holiday marketplace by ART members for several years now, and at the 2006 Awards ceremony, we scooped the top award, Tour Operator of the Year! We also won 2 other major accolades - Best Website and Best Quality of Brochures. Look out for a great selection of holiday offers in your paper.
Best Long-Haul Group Tour Operator 2006
At the Group Travel Organiser Awards Dinner at the Hilton Hotel, Park Lane, Travelscope won its third major national award in as many years when it was presented with the Best Long Haul Tour Operator for Groups. The award was made following a vote by group travel organisers from throughout the U.K. It comes as recognition not only of the hard work of all the staff at Travelscope but also of the respect and loyalty shown towards the company by the people that really matter, the group organisers themselves.
Best Place to Work Award 2006
Travelscope have been awarded with the Best Place to Work in Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds at the 2006 Cotswold Life Business Awards Presentation. The award, sponsored by Rickerbys, was made following a vote by a panel of judges for the Cotswold Life Magazine, and was presented at the Awards Ceremony held at Berkeley Castle on 27th July. The nomination for the award followed the completion of the £5.6 million relocation to the brand new state-of-the-art headquarters in Gloucester Business Park. The pleasant working environment, opportunity to travel and close-knit feeling amongst staff were listed as reasons that contributed to the win.
Best Group Tour Operator 2005
At a glittering ceremony held at the Sheraton Park Hotel, Travelscope scooped the prestigious Best Group Tour Operator award. Voted for by readers of Group Leisure magazine and groupleisure.com, the Awards recognise the very best across the group travel industry. Needless to say, we are very proud to receive this accolade from group organisers throughout the U.K., to whom we will continue to offer a friendly and expert service at unbeatable prices.
In a highly competitive field Travelscope picked up yet another piece of silverware this year - the Stena Line ‘Tour Operator of the Year for 2004/2005’ award. Over 7,500 Travelscope passengers traveled with Stena Line in 2004 alone, with the final projected total putting us way ahead of all other UK tour operators, and securing our company this prestigious award in the process.
Travelscope Top of the Tree!
At a function hosted by the German National Tourist Office, the Rüdesheim Christmas Market Association presented Travelscope with the Outstanding Achievement Award in recognition of the UK tour operator’s sterling work in the Christmas Markets sector. Over the last decade, Travelscope has carried just under a quarter of a million passengers to Christmas Markets holidays throughout Europe, with over 65,000 of those passengers travelling to Rüdesheim itself.
Business of the Year Award 2004
Travelscope won the prestigious Business of the Year Award at the Gloucestershire Business Awards announced at a gala evening sponsored by HSBC Bank. This is a major achievement for the company. On top of the many travel industry awards we have won over the years, this is the first time we have been recognised by the wider business community.