A TRAVEL company in Worcester is celebrating after being named among the top 50 travel agents in the UK.

Arrange My Escape, in Mealcheapen Street, has been named among other big names in Travel Trade Gazette’s top 50 travel agencies for 2020.The company was named as a finalist in the Top Travel Agency category for Central England.

Companies listed on the shortlist are selected by a panel of agent-facing suppliers, including tour operators, airlines, cruise lines, and hotel companies.

Suppliers are then asked to rate agents they have worked with in the last 12 months, and to consider expertise and service as well as sales performance.

The TTG Top 50 Travel Agencies will be revealed at a glamorous black-tie ceremony on April 30 at the cutting-edge Vox at Resorts World Birmingham, with a three-course dinner, top entertainment and plenty of surprises.

General manager Lynch said everyone at Arrange My Escape was “over the moon” to be named on the shortlist, adding: “As we celebrate our second year in business we are absolutely thrilled at the announcement of becoming finalists in the TTG top 50 travel agencies UK & Ireland.

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“I believe this is the first time a Worcester travel agency has ever made it into this category. This is testament to the team’s continued hard work and dedication and going above and beyond for our customers.

“This comes in addition to awards won in 2018 with Worcester bid taking the customer service awards and then in 2019 with Bethany Brandwood winning ‘young travel agent of the year UK & Ireland’.

“As a local family run independent business we continue to strive to do our best for our customers putting them at the heart of everything we do and we thank all our loyal customers for their continued support.”

Arrange My Escape started as a travel agents in 1990 catering exclusively for business customers.

Current general manager Jennifer Lynch was brought in when the firm decided to set up a holiday travel agency, being put in charge of setting up the branch in Mealcheapen Street in April 2017.

For more information about Arrange My Escape, go to www.arrangemyescape.com/