UK Coach Awards 2011 – Operator of the Year AND Coach Operator of the Year (Medium Fleets)

Anthony’s Travel have WON the 2011 UK Coach operator of the year and the Coach operator of the year (medium sized fleets), furthermore, two of our Driving staff were shortlisted for Coach Driver of the year.

Our success is a testament to all our staff who endeavour to live up to our motto of ‘simply the best’ in coach travel.
11th April 2011

North West organisations take top
honours in UK Coach Awards

North West organisations and individuals are celebrating today with the news that they have won five major categories, two runners-up spots and seven high commendations in the prestigious 2011 UK Coach Awards.

Over 60 individuals, companies and organisations from across the UK coach and coach tourism industry were recognised and rewarded for their excellence and good practice at the Belmont International UK Coach Awards, which took place on Thursday 7th April at Manchester’s famous Piccadilly Hotel.

Amongst the prize-winners were coach operators and coach drivers who were nominated by group travel organisers and other industry customers from around the country.

Outstanding winners were the Cheshire family coach operator Anthony’s Travel of Runcorn, who won two top awards and two High Commendations. First the company won the title Coach Operator of the Year (Medium Fleets) and drivers Mike Fitzgerald and Ken Jones were both Highly Commended in the Coach Driver of the Year award.

The evening was completed when Anthony’s were named as UK Coach Operator of the Year, a judgement based both on customer nominations, performance data and a ‘mystery shopper’ exercise to test the company’s customer friendliness. [read more]