Since its inaugural ceremony in 1986, The Guardian Observer Travel Awards have become one of the most sought after accolades in the British travel industry.

Added assurance that our clients are happy travellers

Tens of thousands of readers completed the questionnaire; a celebration that, despite continuing uncertainties in the world, the Brits have not lost their spirit of adventure and continue to value bespoke luxury operators for seamless travel planning. A huge thank you to everyone who voted for us, the award gave us added assurance that our clients are happy travellers.

How it all began...

Launched in 2003 with a simple goal - to redefine the traditional long weekend under the title The Big Short Break - we have become one of the UK's fastest growing bespoke travel companies, and we are especially pleased that 85% of our clients are repeat or referred, a testament to continuing customer satisfaction. Thanks to the team's thirst for innovation and in-depth destination knowledge, our portfolio has expanded to include personalised long-haul trips, a range of original family holidays, adventurous honeymoons, skiing , exceptional private villa stays music travel as well as Dive in Style, one of our family.

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