Skylord Travel Plc identified in London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report.
- Skylord Travel Plc recognised in fourth edition of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain report
- Identifies fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) across the UK
- Skylord Travel was established since 1983 and is one of the largest travel companies in the UK. Specialising in selling flights, hotels holidays direct to the consumer, through a network of travel agents and to businesses around the world.
Skylord Travel has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain. The report is a celebration of the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses across the UK.
To be included in the list, companies needed to show consistent revenue growth over a minimum of three years, significantly outperforming their industry peers. More detail on the methodology can be found in the report online at www.1000companies.com.
Rajan Sehgal, Chairman & Founder, Skylord Travel Plc said: “It’s an honour to be included in this list. When I was first notified about our inclusion, I scanned through the names of some of the other companies listed and felt privileged to be listed amongst these other great companies. I’m proud of the team we have here at Skylord Travel and without their hard work we would not be where we are today. I’ve been in the travel industry since 1980 and I have seen a lot things change especially with the rise of the Internet. I’m glad to say our team has worked hard to always keep us at the forefront of technology and make sure we’ve been able to stay ahead of the game whilst continuing to offer our customers great service and value for money. I hope this growth continues as we get ready to launch a brand-new holidays section on our website, featuring a range of destinations all over the world.”
Xavier Rolet, Chief Executive, London Stock Exchange Group said: “Four years on, LSEG’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report continues to highlight the dynamic, entrepreneurial and ambitious businesses across the country that are boosting UK productivity, driving economic growth and creating jobs. The strength and diversity of these companies is readily apparent with a broad mix of UK regions and sectors represented. These companies are the very heart of an ‘anti-fragile’ economy: more robust; more flexible and less prone to boom and bust. We must ensure we continue doing all we can to support high growth potential businesses like these. London Stock Exchange Group is fully committed to supporting and implementing initiatives which improve access to and cut the cost of finance for growing companies. We welcome the Government’s focus on supporting SMEs as part of its Industrial Strategy and await the outcome of its review into long-term patient capital.”
The Rt Hon Greg Clark, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: “I want to congratulate the 1000 companies from across the UK featured in London Stock Exchange Group’s pioneering 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain report. Championing high growth innovative SMEs is crucial for the continued success of the UK economy and a country that works for everyone. We are committed to ensuring that companies of all sizes can access finance to grow, scale-up and create high quality well-paid jobs across the country.”
A full searchable database of all of the companies along with a downloadable pdf of the publication can be found online at www.1000companies.com
About Skylord Travel
Skylord Travel was established since 1983 and is one of the largest travel companies in the UK. For years. Specialising in selling flights, hotels holidays direct to the consumer, through a network of travel agents and to businesses around the world. They have a team of over 100 in 6 offices, from which we have 4 offices in UK spread around Eastcote, Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester and 2 in India.
Skylord Travel grew from issuing a few thousand tickets and hotels a year to now arranging travel for more than 150,000 passengers ever year, all this with a negligible complaint rate. Customers can book with confidence as Skylord Travel are members of ABTA (F7090), IATA and ATOL (3550).
With Skylord Travel you have the ease of online booking with peace of mind that it is part of a traditional "brick and mortar" business. if you need to talk to someone you can simply pick up the phone and call. Skylord Travels’ main goal is to offer its customers the best price along with the best service.