21 January 2015
CTM UK Scores Hat-Trick at Business Travel Awards: Best TMC for third year running
Corporate Travel Management’s (CTM) newest acquisition, UK-based Chambers Travel Group, has triumphed again at the prestigious 2015 Business Travel Awards by winning Best Travel Management Company (£50m to £200m annual UK sales) for the third year running.
CTM’s Managing Director, Jamie Pherous said this latest gong demonstrates the calibre and talent of CTM’s global network. “We’re extremely proud to see our UK operations, Chambers Travel, receive this highly acclaimed award for the third consecutive year. It’s a clear demonstration of their stand-out offering within this highly competitive market, which aligns perfectly with the CTM DNA globally.
“This industry acknowledgement is testament to the contribution that Chambers makes to their clients, staff and industry peers through an innovative and entrepreneurial approach to travel management; its these shared values that underpin the success of our merged businesses” said Pherous.
Now in its 20th year, the Business Travel Awards recognises and celebrates the achievements of the UK travel industry’s leading businesses, teams and individuals who have performed outstandingly in their chosen field over the last 12 months.
Commenting on Chambers’ winning entry, the judging panel said: “Chambers is unique and boutique, with an outstanding employee recognition scheme, great customer focus and ambition.”
The company’s detailed written entry this year highlighted its strong financial performance over the last 12 months; new business wins worth £27 million; and ground-breaking technology solutions.
Chambers Travel Group’s CEO, Chris Thelen, said “This is an amazing achievement for Chambers and tops off what has been an incredibly exciting 12 months for the company. To win Best Travel Management Company for three consecutive years is exceptional. This is a tribute to our creative, passionate, talented and professional people who weave themselves into the fabric of our clients’ businesses and do whatever it takes to exceed their expectations. That’s the secret of Chambers’ success. I am tremendously proud.”
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