Galloway Travel rewarded at industry awards night
The UK’s best coach tour operators were honoured at the 2017 British Coach Tourism Awards and Suffolkbased Galloway Coach Travel celebrated by winning Coach Tourism Innovation of the Year for its work with London media agency AKA, launching the School of Rock coach.
The prestigious awards ceremony took place at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham.
They brought together more than 350 industry professionals to recognise and celebrate excellence and innovation across the multibillion pound coach tourism sector.
Celebrating its 12th anniversary, the annual awards were organised by Diversified Communications UK, and hosted by Group Tourism & Travel.
The celebrity presenter was TV personality and broadcaster Gethin Jones.
Dan Rogers, general manager at Galloway said: “It is fantastic news and a recognition of the hard work put in by many of the team at Galloway to promote our travel and ticket packages to West End shows.
“We’re always looking for new and innovative ways to reach out to customers and the impressive coach livery has really caught customer’s imagination.”
Helen Conway, group director at Diversified UK, said: “Once again the sheer quality of the awards entries has been outstanding and sends a strong signal that the domestic tourism sector is getting stronger every year and is a real testament to the strength of commitment of the individuals working within it.
“Congratulations go to all our fantastic winners.”
WINNERS: From left to right: Gethin Jones, Dan Savage (AKA), Tom Sanderson (AKA), Catherine Bowyer (Galloway), Kirsty Burns (Galloway) and Tracy Bayliss (Eurotunnel, award sponsor).