Travel Counsellors has reported a record number of 2,000 business owners.
This year, the company recruited over 300 new Travel Counsellors, marking a 30% year-on-year increase, including over 20 recruits in November alone.
The corporate travel sector also reported a record rise, with Travel Counsellors for Business having recently recorded £200m in turnover, and welcomed over 25 new corporate travel counsellors.
Although many new business owners include ex-travel experts returning to the industry, the latest cohort, which joined in October 2023, comprises of business owners from across a wide variety of sectors including corporate account managers, entrepreneurs, ex-military, actors, photographers and marketing professionals, reflecting the diverse range of professional backgrounds that make up the Travel Counsellors community.
Director of Franchise Sales Matt Harding said: “We’re absolutely thrilled to have grown our Travel Counsellor community to more than 2,000.
“To continue achieving record growth in 2024 and beyond, we are focused on recruiting the highest calibre talent for both leisure and business travel who share our core values.”