Founded in 1994, Travel Counsellors now has over 1200 home-based travel located across seven countries. The company’s home-based Travel Counsellors in South Africa are supported by a dedicated team in Cape Town, and also benefit from the support of over 200 head office staff at the company’s UK head office.
Aware of a growing need by clients for a more personalised form of choosing their travel arrangements, and spurred by a desire to be different in a plodding industry, the company has fast become the recognised leader in the increasingly popular home (or office based) travel agent arena. Travel Counsellors has paved the way for thousands of clients, for the first time, to book their holiday or business travel with their own expert travel consultant, from the comfort of their own home or work place.
The service is all about the partnership, and our clients continue to embrace the convenience, courtesy, high level of personal service, value, and most of all, the caring attitude that runs throughout the company.
Along with South Africa, Travel Counsellors has operations in the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, Canada and Australia. Travel Counsellors has won numerous awards for its ground breaking technology which links each Travel Counsellor to their peers around the world, meaning your own Travel Counsellor can take advantage of the knowledge and local expertise of their international colleagues to give you the inside knowledge to make sure your business trip goes smoothly.
Travel Counsellors prides itself on the exceptional levels of personal service it offers its clients, a fact that was recognised in the UK when it received the prestigious Queens Award for Enterprise (2003 – 2008) the UK’s top business accolade and was voted Travel Agent of the Year by readers of the Guardian, Observer and Guardian Unlimited in 2006, 2007, 2009 & 2010.
Travel Counsellors has also been listed in the Financial Times / Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100 list of Britain’s fastest-growing companies on four consecutive occasions as well as being named one of the leading fifty Business Travel Agents in the UK by respected publication Business Travel World. The company was also listed in 2011 Sunday Times International Fast Track for international growth and the Telegraph’s 1000 Britain’s Brightest Businesses.
Travel Counsellors is a wholehearted supporter of the Black Economic Empowerment Act and is a fully accredited BEE company.