Monthly Archives: October 2011

Thursday, 27th October 2011

Holiday Extras helps agents to become insurance experts

Andrea Clayton, head of partnerships and insurance

Tweet Selling insurance needn’t be complicated or time-consuming: with Holiday Extras it’s easy to become a trusted seller of travel insurance and to boost revenue from ancillary sales. During 2011, the UK’s leading travel add-ons provider has launched a number of innovative insurance products with more to come later in … Read more

Monday, 24th October 2011

Mercury Direct customers can now enjoy hassle-free extras with Holiday Extras

Tweet The UK’s market leader for travel add-ons, Holiday Extras, is now offering tailor-made travel extras to Mercury Directs’ customers. Mercury Direct is one of the leading holiday specialists to Malta, Cyprus, Sri Lanka and Mauritius, among other destinations. Their customers will now receive an email after completing their booking, … Read more

Thursday, 20th October 2011

Women work hard for perfect passport pic

Passport pics

Tweet We only show our passports to a couple of strangers a year, yet some of us go through agony getting the right photo, according to a recent survey. Whilst men find it easy to choose a new passport picture, getting the best image is a serious trial for … Read more

Tuesday, 18th October 2011 team gets healthy and happy

Amanda Richardson tucks into the fresh fruit

Tweet As the days get shorter and chillier, has given its team some TLC with a week of health and well-being activities. Well-being Week began on Monday 10 October as team members were welcomed to work with fruit, cereal bars and juice. Breakfast was provided every day for the … Read more

Monday, 17th October 2011 rated in The Sunday Times Top Track 250

Tweet 55 Southeast companies listed on to the prestigious league table. Together the Southeast companies employ 113,638 staff and achieved combined sales of £14.4 billion. Cathy Beare, Group Chief Financial Officer for, was among guests at a dinner in London on Thursday October 13, to celebrate the publication of … Read more

Tuesday, 11th October 2011

The Sofitel Gatwick is voted the best by customers

A family relaxing together over a meal at the Sofitel.

Tweet At the recent Holiday Extras Customers’ Awards, the Sofitel London Gatwick was awarded the accolade of Best Airport Hotel. It’s easy to see why this hotel is so popular with holiday travellers, as the position of the hotel at Gatwick’s north terminal offers unbeatable convenience – particularly for passengers … Read more

Friday, 7th October 2011

Premier Inn at Manchester Airport is voted the best for families and for meals by customers

The restaurant at the Manchester Premier Inn

Tweet A recent ABTA survey* reveals that holidays are the last thing that Brits intend to give up during these tougher times. In response, – the market leader for travel add-ons – urges customers to book ahead and make savings before the October half-term holiday. Those families who are … Read more