All posts tagged "Steve Byrne"

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    Travel Counsellors Reports Record £600m+ Revenues

    Manchester-based Travel Counsellors has reported record growth this year with revenues surpassing £600 million for the first...

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    World Travel Leaders Look Ahead to 2019 at WTM London

    Four top executives from different sectors of the travel industry will take a look back on 2018...

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    World Travel Leaders Look Ahead to 2019 at WTM London

    Four top executives from different sectors of the travel industry will take a look back on 2018...

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    Cathy Burke Celebrates Four Decades in the Travel Industry

    Cathy Burke, General Manager, Travel Counsellors Ireland, is celebrating 40 years of travel industry excellence this June....

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    Travel Counsellors Secures Secondary PE investment with Vitruvian Partners

    Travel Counsellors has announced that Vitruvian Partners has backed the company in a secondary management buyout from...

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    Travel Counsellors in Ireland Have a Unique Opportunity

    An entertaining and informative Travel Counsellors Ireland conference at the Fota Island Resort, Co Cork, attracted 160...

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    Key Speakers and Special Guest Provide Power and Motivation

    A record number of Travel Counsellors heard about the latest news and initiatives to help support them...

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    Travel Counsellors Announces 11% Global Growth at Annual Conference

    Travel Counsellors announced impressive sales growth of 11% over the past 12 months for both its corporate and leisure divisions at the company’s annual conference held in Manchester.   Steve Byrne, Managing Director, told delegates that the company’s global sales for the financial year ending 31st October 2014 were up £428 million from...

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    Equistone Invests in Travel Counsellors

    Travel Counsellors has announced that Equistone Partners Europe, one of Europe’s leading mid-market private equity firms, has invested a stake in the company to facilitate an MBO.    Founded in 1994 by David and Maureen Speakman, Travel Counsellors’ concept of enabling travel professionals to work from home while supporting them in all...

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    Travel Counsellors Tell Agents to ‘Switch On’ at Kilkenny Conference

    Travel Counsellors Ireland celebrated another hugely successful year at the company’s annual conference, which took place in Lyrath Estate & Spa in Kilkenny on 21st-22nd May.  The event was underpinned throughout by the theme ‘Switch On’, which highlighted the focus on providing the company’s Travel Counsellors with the tools, knowledge, technology and...

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    Travel Counsellors Launches in Belgium

    Travel Counsellors has announced further expansion, officially launching in Belgium this month. The new operation will be headed by Travel Counsellors’ Netherlands General Manager, Fred van Eijk, and will be supported by Netherlands head office in The Hague, which last month was voted as the Best Travel Company in the Netherlands at...

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    Travel Counsellors Rewards Top Selling Agents with Exclusive Trip to Abu Dhabi

    Travel Counsellors congratulated its top performing ‘Gold Travel Counsellors’ by rewarding them with an exclusive ‘Gold Weekend’ trip to Abu Dhabi on 16th – 20thMay. More than 100 Gold Travel Counsellors from Ireland, the UK, the Netherlands, South Africa and Australia attended the long weekend in Abu Dhabi. The weekend also saw...

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    The Future is Bright for Travel Counsellors

    Travel Counsellors has announced impressive sales for the past year – and predicts future growth for 2013 as the company continues to go from strength to strength. Despite the on-going uncertainty that the industry is facing, the company’s global sales for the financial year (ending 31st October 2012) were €443 million (£360m)...

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    Travel Counsellors Invites Agents to Join Business Travel Webcast

    Travel Counsellors will broadcast a webcast for anyone interested in running their own corporate travel businesses this evening, Thursday 1st November, as part of a drive to recruit more business travel agents. The show, which will air at 7.30pm, will feature a number of agents who have joined Travel Counsellors from corporate...

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    Travel Counsellors Launches Facebook Campaign with €12,000 Holiday Prize

    Travel Counsellors has this week launched an innovative online campaign, hosted via Facebook and enabling people to share their travel ‘dreams’ with the chance to win €12,000 towards their ideal holiday. The company, which has 44 agents running their own home-based businesses in Ireland and a further 1,100 across the globe, has...

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    Travel Counsellors in Sunday Times International Track 200

    Travel Counsellors is celebrating after being named in The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200. The company was placed 56th in the list, which ranks Britain’s mid-market private companies with the fastest-growing international sales. Cathy Burke, General Manager Ireland, said: “I am very proud of the contribution that Travel Counsellors Ireland has made...