Gold Medal Travel
100 + employees
At Gold Medal Travel we’ve been supplying scheduled ﬂights, hotels, holidays, car hire, tours and excursions for over 45 years. We like to think we have learned something in that time, building a team of experts who love to travel and whose knowledge of the world is second to none. A team who carefully select the very best products in each of our destinations so our customers can tailor-make the perfect holiday. We can help with everything from hotel choices, ﬂight routes, stopover destinations, twin centre options and even things to do in resort.
Over the years we have won multiple industry awards which reflect our commitment to our customers and leading position within the travel industry, including:
· 2017 Best Long Haul Operator, Globe Travel Awards
· 2017 Best Consolidator, Globe Travel Awards
· 2017 Best Trade Friendly Brand, Globe Travel Awards
· 2016 Best Consolidator, Globe Travel Awards
· 2015 Tour Operator of the Year, TTG Awards
· 2015 Employer of the Year, BIBAs
We are proud to be part of the dnata family which, as a global business, employs more than 38,000 people across the world.
Our Gold Medal offices are based in Preston and roles within the business range from travel consultants working in the sales centre, through to business support functions such as finance, marketing, IT, product, customer service and operations.
We truly believe that our people are at the heart of our business and together our team work tirelessly to make our business a success. We recognise and reward staff in a number of ways and strive to embrace a positive work atmosphere to ensure staff are motivated, engaged and, of course, have some fun along the way.
Preston PR2 2QG
T: 0800 014 7777
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