Travel Counsellors for Business sets new sales record!
Travel Counsellors is celebrating after smashing the company’s sales records, breaking through the £5 million barrier for a single day of trading for the second time in our 25 year history!
Business travel boost
And, our specialist business travel arm, Travel Counsellors for Business, which now represents a third of the company’s total revenue, boosted the surge in January sales with a 10% increase in bookings made in the same period last year.
Indeed, January represented one of our best ever months, with business travel sales for a single day (24th January, 2020) topping £1.1m for the first time in the company’s history.
The company also reported a 42% increase in business travellers taking advantage of Travel Counsellors dedicated travel app and secure payment portal, ‘myTC’, with 8,000 new customer accounts created in January 2020. Following more than £1m in investment per year, the 4+* Apple and Android rated app uses customer data to create seamless travel and booking experiences.
Record breaking results
Travel Counsellors CEO, Steve Byrne, said: “The record-breading results are thanks to the hard work, dedication, commitment and unconditional care for clients that our business owners and support team colleagues across the globe have demonstrated non-stop throughout the month.
“As we look forward to another 25 years of success, we’re committed to building a supportive community and technology powered platform that enables corporate Travel Counsellors to grow their businesses and realise their full potential, through providing clients with unrivalled levels of care and personalisation every step of the way.”
“It’s a great start to the year for Travel Counsellors for Business, and we’ll continue to provide the very best digital platform that supports the growth of our corporate travel business owners, more of whom are now using this platform and the wider Travel Counsellor community to scale their business through, for example, working in teams or in shared office spaces.
“Regardless of their location every Travel Counsellor and support team colleague shares a common purpose to reinvent and redefine what personal service means in the corporate travel industry, by putting people at the heart of everything we do.”
Travel Counsellors January sales results follow a record-breaking year for the company trading period 01 January – 20 December 2019, with total transaction value surpassing £650m for the first time since its launch in 1994. The company confirms that total sales in 2020 are expected to exceed £700m.