Kent news is shortlisted for travel gong has been named as a contender in the prestigious British Travel Awards The innovative, local travel add-ons company has been shortlisted for the Best Airport Parking Company and Best Travel Insurance Provider categories. This is the fifth year that the company has been recognised by the British Travel Awards, and in previous years it

Cathy Beare, Holiday Extras

Cathy Beare of Holiday Extras joins Top 100 women in travel industry

Cathy Beare, group chief financial officer of Holiday Extras, has joined the Women 1st Top 100 Club of the most influential women in the hospitality, passenger transport, travel and tourism industry. Announced on 19 June 2012 at the Women 1st Shine Awards, Cathy is in good company joining Carolyn McCall OBE, CEO of easyJet and

May the 4th be with you

Holiday Extras’ Star Wars-themed fundraiser

Intergalactic force collects £264 for cancer and local hospices HQ was taken over by the Galactic Empire today in a bid to raise cash for Cancer Research UK and the Pilgrims Hospices. The Star Wars-themed fundraiser, ‘May the 4th be with you’, saw the Holiday Extras team dress as their favourite characters from the team go the extra 382 miles

Local travel add-ons company raise £482 for cancer charities During the first week of March, the team at Hythe-based were greeted by a table groaning with fruit, healthy treats and energy-boosting juice as part of their twice-yearly well-being week. Colleagues were encouraged to keep fit throughout the five days by taking part in circuit

Top travel insurance award for Holiday Extras

Holiday Extras was named Best Insurance Provider, for the fourth consecutive year, at the Globe Travel Awards held last Wednesday at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel. The UK’s market-leading travel add-ons company walked away with the Best Insurance gong at the glittering ceremony hosted by Travel Weekly’s Group editor-in-chief Lucy Huxley and comedian Jack Whitehall. Organised swaps Blue Monday for ‘Happy Monday’

While the rest of the country were feeling down in the dumps, the UK’s leading travel add-ons provider were raising a smile for ‘Happy Monday’. On the penultimate Monday of January, the team at were each handed a National Lottery scratch card. There were eleven lucky winners – including Maxine Clarke – who won sponsors Face of Europe supports many local projects – and is delighted to be helping Gisele Buckingham, who is a travel consultant at the Hythe firm. Gisele started her own company with co-founder Lucie Hide in 2010 named Face of Europe. And since then, the European pageant has become well established in the beauty calendar. This year’s competition

Nearly £2,000 raised by Movember team at

Seventeen brave members of Hythe firm grew a ‘tash for cash’ to raise money for The Prostate Cancer Charity last month. For four weeks, the team swapped their razors for the rugged look – and asked people to sponsor them in the process.   The fundraising event had its own web page on