Anthony’s Travel wins second major industry award this year!

Coach operator, Anthony’s Travel is celebrating after winning a major industry award that recognises business and operating excellence.

Anthony’s Travel, Runcorn, saw off stiff competition to win Small Coach Operator of the Year, at the routeONE Operator Excellence Awards.

Established in 1985 by Anne, Tony and Richard Bamber , Anthony’s Travel is based in Runcorn and provide high quality coach travel with one of the most modern and diverse coach fleets in the area. Anthony’s Travel are one of only 40 coach Operators across the UK to be an accredited member of Coach Marque, a bench mark of superior standards within the coaching industry.

The awards, organised by the bus and coach industry’s leading weekly trade magazine, routeONE, and held at the National Motorcycle Museum near Birmingham, were attended by representatives from around 700 bus and coach operators, suppliers and industry organisations from across the UK.

Commenting on the win, Mike Morgan, Chairman of the judges, and Editor of routeONE, says:

“Anthony’s Travel quickly built a reputation based on quality service. Its willingness to innovate has been a key factor in growing turnover and profit. Company founders, Anne and Tony Bamber were at the ceremony to accept the award. This is the second award Anthony’s Travel have received this year as they also won the UK Coach Awards Coach Operator of the Year – medium fleets.”

Richard Bamber of Anthony’s Travel commented:

“This really took us by surprise. To win one award this year was great but to get two was amazing! It shows that two different judging panels with different criteria both viewed us to be an industry leader. Its a great achievement for which we must thank our staff and loyal customers also , as they share in our success. It is also fantastic for Halton that a local company with a local workforce is helping to put the spotlight on the area in a positive light.”

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