2003-2008 - Queen's Award for Enterprise Travel Counsellors was proud to be awarded the Queen's Award for Enterprise (2003-2008), the UK's highest business accolade. Travel Counsellors was the first, and is so far the only, UK travel agency to receive this award which was presented in recognition of its ground breaking working from home model, which enables experienced travel professionals run their own successful travel businesses by allowing them to concentrate on giving the best possible levels of service to their customers, with the support of a dedicated head office which takes care of all technology, administration, marketing and supplier relationships.
2008 – The British Travel Industry Hall of Fame The British Travel Industry inducted chairman David Speakman as a new member at its prestigious 14th British Travel Industry Hall of Fame in recognition of his achievements and significant role in developing the travel and tourism industry. David was the original pioneer of the travel agents working from home concept in the UK with Travel Counsellors now the largest home-based travel company in the world.
2007 - The Outstanding Achievement Award Travel Counsellors chairman David Speakman received the Oustanding Achievement Award at the 2007 Travel Weekly Globe Awards in London. Simon Ferguson, publishing director of the Travel Weekly Group commented, "David was a natural choice as a result of the phenomenal success of Travel Counsellors. He has created a new form of agency model, much imitated, that has proved both enduring and successful, and has transformed the experience of buying, selling and distributing travel."
2005 - Growing Business Awards/technology in business category Travel Counsellors was delighted to receive the ‘Technology in Business Award’ at the high profile 2005 Growing Business Awards produced by Real Business and the CBI.