June 15, 2024

TMC wins Best Workplaces in Travel award

Global Travel Management was awarded a trophy in the Best Workplaces in Travel Awards (BWIT Awards) this week.

A new entrant, the TMC topped the small business listing in the awards, which is open to all sectors of the industry.

Scott Pawley, Managing Director of Global Travel Management, said: “When Natalie Pawley and I started the business 27 years ago, we had two equal priorities: keep every customer happy and make GTM a great place to work. I am happy to say that the latter helps us every day with the former.

“We’re much more than a business, we’re a family. And, like most families, we’ve worked hard to overcome the rough and enjoy the smooth together. Every member of staff makes GTM a great place to work for every member of staff.”

BWIT Awards Co-founder, Gail Kenny said: “These Awards aim to drive employee engagement and to improve our industry’s reputation, with the objective to showcase travel as a great industry to work in. I’m delighted to congratulate the brilliant travel brands who made the list – the calibre of entrants was outstanding.”

Holiday Extras scooped top position in the large business category, with Iglu and Royal Caribbean in second and third place respectively.

Ice Travel Group celebrated a win as best mid-size company, ahead of Simpson Travel with Jacanda in third place.

Global Travel Management topped the small business listing, ahead of Holiday Architects and Lusso.

Luxury Coastal won the micro company award, with Focus Travel Partnership and Mundy Cruising in second and third place.

The Best Workplaces in Travel winners are identified by asking employees  to rate what they truly value at work.

This is achieved via a unique, innovative survey format, with values elicitation technology, enabling every individual to rate what’s important to them.

The top five criteria that make a great place to work are:

  • Respect for work life balance.
  • Leaders are supportive, positive and inspiring.
  • Being part of a team that works well together.
  • All individuals are valued.
  • Fair