Travel Counsellors is celebrating after achieving its best ever sales in the company's 15 year history, recording its highest ever selling day and seven of the company's top ten sales days during January.
The company smashed all previous sales records on Friday January 15th, achieving a global sales total of C$3.17 million, beating its previous best day of C$2.59 million in January 2008 by 22%. The total number of bookings contributing to the record sales figure was 1,003.It then went on to achieve its second best ever sales day on Monday January 18th with sales of C$2.69 million. Altogether the company has reported seven of its top ten sales days in its history during January 2010.
Since the start of its financial year on November 1st, Travel Counsellors has achieved sales of over C$85 million, up 38% on the previous year. Canada’s 40 Travel Counselors’ sales are up 287% on the previous year.
Managing Director Steve Byrne said, 'We are delighted to have seen such a fantastic start to the year for our Travel Counsellors. It is certainly a promising sign for forecast sales and the fact that people are regaining faith in the economy and looking towards the year ahead in a positive light…."
The company, which now operates in seven countries and has over 1,100 agents worldwide. Travel Counsellors operates in the U.K., Ireland, the Netherlands, the U.S., South Africa, Australia and Canada. The company expects to recruit 200 Travel Counsellors over the next 12 months worldwide.
'I would like to thank each and every one of our individual Travel Counsellors for their contribution to these fantastic sales figures…," added Byrne.