Skanda Holidays wins BTA

Monday 01st December 2014 14:40 EST

Skanda Holidays has been announced as the winner of Best Holiday Company to Southern Asia in the prestigious 2014 British Travel Awards. The announcement was made on 26 November at a glamorous Gala Awards Dinner, held at Battersea Evolution in London and attended by close to a thousand travel industry people.

Skanda Holidays is a small independent travel company based in Birmingham and Edinburgh, who offer specialist travel packages to the worlds most exciting destinations. They tailor make holiday packages for discerning travellers to Asia, South America, North America, Oceania, Antarctica and Africa to name but a few, as well as more intimate itineraries to some the worlds most intriguing and hard to reach places. Skanda Holidays apply extensive research and thorough study into what the traveller needs and wants and are able to offer the ultimate and most luxurious of travel options to the world’s most discerning clientèle - whether an individual, family, honeymooners, groups or corporate clients. The small team at Skanda Holidays is comprised of some of the most passionate professionals in the industry, specialists in their fields and with a local and intimate knowledge of their area specialism.

Managing Director of Skanda Holidays, Mr Thiru, said that “Because the British Travel Awards are voted for by the consumer, in other words, our customers, we think that winning the award, and even just being nominated is a tremendous compliment. It’s a helpful reminder that the work we are doing is really appreciated - it makes the long days and nights that bit more palatable and it’s wonderful to know that what we are doing, has such a positive impact on people - both the consumer and the trade.”

Managing Director of Skanda Holidays, Mr Thiru, went on to congratulate his team at Skanda Holidays, saying that “It’s thanks to our exceptional customer service standards and attention to detail that we were able to win our first award at the BTA’s, and with continued innovation and dedication we will return successfully in 2015.”

British Travel Awards’ chief executive Lorraine Barnes Burton said: “This year was a record breaking year for consumer voting with more than 1.2 million votes cast to determine the winners of the coveted British Travel Awards – the largest consumer voted awards programme in the UK; to win is truly an accolade. The travelling public regard the British Travel Awards winners logo as the benchmark for excellence when it comes to finding out who really are the best travel companies and Skanda Holidays is to be congratulated on the achievement.”

The British Travel Awards is a proudly independent organisation, with all votes scrutinised and verified by leading global accountancy practitioners Deloitte. The BTAs are the only travel industry accolades voted for exclusively by the travelling public, and the Awards serve to recognise all that is great about the travel companies preferred by holidaymakers from Great Britain.

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