Coach company’s awards success down to ‘hard work’ of its staff

A COACH company is toasting its success after triumphing at a national coach tourism awards ceremony.

Woods Travel, which has pick-up points in Worthing and Littlehampton, was victorious in the ‘coach holiday programme of the year’ category, at the Coach Tourism Awards recently.

The awards, organised by trade magazine Coach Monthly, recognises excellence and innovation across coach tour operators, tourist destinations and attractions, and industry suppliers nationwide.

The company was also nominated for the ‘day excursion of the year’ award.

Woods director Kristy Elsmere, who collected the award at the ceremony in Liverpool, said the company’s success was well-deserved.

She said: “These awards recognise our commitment to customer service, improved value and improved quality.

“Winning the award for holiday programme and being a finalist for excursion programme is down to the hard work of all our staff.”

Judges were particularly impressed with the commitment to delivering a ‘first-class’ holiday programme, the fact that 50 new tours had been added into the current programme, and a clear focus on its products.

Coach Monthly editor Stuart Render, who hosted the ceremony, said: ‘Woods Travel were up against the best of the best coach operators in the country, so this is, therefore, a well-deserved and a significant achievement.”

At another awards ceremony, Woods Travel won the title of UK coach operator of the year at the UK Coach Awards.

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