Holiday Extras news

Tuesday, 16th September 2014

This year Holiday Extras grabs the travel gongs!

harlie White, James Lewis, Andrea Clayton, Crista Buznea and Vicky Mercer with the Holiday Extras' Award for Travel Company of the Year.

Tweet Holiday Extras was awarded the title of Travel Company of the Year at The Travel Trade Gazette Awards last night at a glittering ceremony held at London’s Lyceum Theatre. This award was presented hot on the heels of receiving the prestigious Travel Bulletin Award for Best Holiday Add-ons. Other … Read more

Monday, 15th September 2014

Faye Courtney facilitates Holiday Extras’ growth strategy in Europe

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Tweet After 20 years in the travel industry, multilingual contracts negotiator Faye Courtney joins the Holiday Extras team in the newly created position of European Contracts Manager. Faye, who is completely fluent in German, French and Italian, was Senior Contracts Manager in GTA’s Long Distance Coach department for 14 years … Read more

Friday, 12th September 2014

Holiday Extras wins leading travel award

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Tweet Holiday Extras has been recognised once again as the travel agents’ favourite supplier of holiday add-ons in the Travel Bulletin Star Awards. The awards took place at London’s Landmark Hotel on  September 8. The glittering ceremony was hosted by television presenter Helen Skelton, who handed over the award for … Read more

Wednesday, 10th September 2014

Holiday Extras inks new parking deal with Glasgow Airport

Sean Hagger, Commercial Director for Holiday Extras

Tweet Holiday Extras have today signed a new long term agreement with Glasgow Airport which cements the 100%+ revenue growth that the Kent-based extras company have been sending to the Airport since early 2014. Glasgow Airport recorded its busiest July in six years after more than 840,000 passengers travelled through … Read more

Tuesday, 26th August 2014

Holiday Extras sponsors promising young pole vaulter

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Tweet Junior pole vaulting champion Ellie Gooding’s chance of competing on the international stage has been given a major boost with a sponsorship deal with Holiday Extras worth £1,000. Along with help towards her training, Holiday Extras is providing UK free parking and hotels throughout the 2014 season. Ellie, 17, … Read more

Thursday, 21st August 2014

Holiday Extras adds management breadth and strength

Holidays Extras CEO Matthew Pack.Credit: Professional Images

Tweet Matthew Pack and Simon Hagger appointed to Group board The Holiday Extras Group board is pleased to announce two significant appointments designed to bring further strength and breadth to the senior management team – Matthew Pack, CEO of Holiday Extras, and Simon Hagger, CEO for Holiday Extras Shortbreaks are … Read more

Tuesday, 12th August 2014

Holiday Extras appoints new Head of Airline Business Development

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Tweet Holiday Extras announces the appointment of Peter Smith, in the new role of Head of Airline Business Development. Peter will be responsible for developing airline partnerships to deliver tailored, Holiday Extras’ airport parking, lounge, hotel and insurance white labels for their customers. Former Head of Sales UK at CarTrawler, … Read more

Monday, 11th August 2014

Industry expert shares Agile UX design experience with Holiday Extras team

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Tweet The team at travel company Holiday Extras welcomed Jeff Gothelf, an industry expert in Agile UX design, for three days of workshops and talks last week. Jeff Gothelf of US-based Neo Innovations, demonstrated ‘Lean UX’; a concept inspired by Lean and Agile development theories. The idea encourages teams to … Read more

Monday, 14th July 2014

Holiday Extras wins the Travel Trade Crusade 2014

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Tweet On Friday July 11, a team from Holiday Extras set off from Kent to drive through six countries over three days in the annual Travel Trade Crusade. Travel industry professionals from all over the country vied to drive the craziest cars and raise funds for local charities. The Holiday Extras … Read more

Wednesday, 11th June 2014

Meet and Greet anxieties?

Convenient airport parking with HolidayExtras.com

Tweet Holiday Extras advice is to book with a reputable company Recent warnings by insurers to users of Meet and Greet services at UK airports are unnecessarily alarmist, according to Holiday Extras. Sean Hagger, Commercial Director at Holiday Extras commented: “While most personal car insurance policies do not cover valet … Read more