100 + employees
Iglu.com is a large retailer with specific focuses in cruise (Iglucruise) ski (Igluski). The business has been trading for 15 years and in 2013 purchased Planet Cruise to make Iglu.com one of the largest independent cruise retailers in the country.
Iglu Cruise have won an extensive amount of awards over the years, including some of the most prestigious in the travel industry.2013 saw them win 14 awards alone including Best Cruise Agent, Best Online Travel Agency and National Agent of the year.
What’s more Iglu.com were the inaugural winner of the Workadvisor Travel Employer of the Year this is an award voted by employees of the business who have taken the time to review their experiences of working for Iglu.com.
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Iglu.com buys Planet Cruise with help from private equity firm
The acquisition has been supported by Growth Capital Partners, the private equity firm which invested in Iglu.com through a £19 million deal in May 2012. Portsmouth-based Planet Cruise was set up in 2005 by husband and wife team Gary and Jenny West ...
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