Above: Andrew & Karen Jones (Directors) and Andy Atkinson (Sales Director, Trinity Mirror Solutions)
Coast & Country Cottages has been announced as the winner of Best UK Self Catering Holiday Booking Company (small), in the prestigious 2015 British Travel Awards. The announcement was made on 25 November at a glamorous Gala Awards ceremony, held in London and attended by close to a thousand travel industry people.
The locally based, family owned and managed agency who won Best UK Self Catering Holiday Booking Company (small) in 2014 is delighted to win this award for a second consecutive year and to also be a Finalist for the FEEFO Excellence in Customer Service Awards which was also announced at this year’s ceremony. Since acquiring the company in 2001, Andrew and Karen Jones have successfully grown the business, which now markets and manages around 400 self-catering holiday cottages exclusively in Salcombe, Dartmouth and the surrounding coast and countryside.
Andrew Jones, Director, says ‘Our success is due to the hard work, dedication and commitment of our team, which has grown from three to almost 40 in in the past 14 years, and we would like to say a huge thank you to all of them, to our loyal property owners and also to the many customers who return to stay with us in this beautiful area, year after year’.
British Travel Awards’ chief executive Lorraine Barnes Burton said: “More than a quarter of a million consumers voted this year to determine the winners of the 2015 British Travel Awards – it’s the largest awards programme in the UK and to win is a clear statement that companies are providing excellence in travel to the discerning consumer. The travelling public regard the British Travel Awards winners logo as the benchmark for excellence when it comes to finding out who are the best travel companies and Coast & Country Cottages is to be congratulated on their achievement.”
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