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21 May 2016
Top trophy for Peakes Travel elite … Peakes Travel Elite has been named as Central & East England’s Top Travel Agency in a new power-list of the UK & Ireland’s best agents The agency which is based in a historic building in Mardol, Shrewsbury, beat off competition from many other high street agents in the region to take the trophy. The Top 50 Travel Agencies list was revealed in a...
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25 Apr 2016
     It’s a long time since I last had breakfast in an aluminium trailer in Cumbria. Twenty-five years or so ago on a cold November morning I bought a bacon sandwich and a polystyrene cup of luke-warm coffee as I made my way into the Grizedale Forest to watch the RAC Rally. A local farmer had set up a barbecue and an evidently unreliable boiler in the back of a livestock trailer; as the crowds of...
08 Mar 2016
  National recognition for Peakes Travel … A Shropshire travel team is celebrating after being nominated for a prestigious national award against opposition from over 500 agencies of all sizes. Peakes Travel Elite of Shrewsbury is shortlisted for the Travel Trade Top 50 Award and will attend a gala presentation evening at The Vox Centre in Birmingham next month. The awards are judged through a...
22 Jan 2016
  Fiona sets sail with Peakes Travel Elite … Following a big increase in demand for cruise vacations from clients, Shropshire holiday and travel specialists Peakes Travel Elite has welcomed Fiona Denning of Telford as its new cruise professional. Peakes Travel Elite, based in a historic building at 11 Mardol in Shrewsbury, is the town’s only family-run independent travel agent and caters for all...
08 Jan 2016
Peakes Travel Elite, Shrewsbury’s only independent and family-owned travel agency, is hosting a Canadian Travel Open Day on Saturday (16th January), showcasing this amazing country’s vast array of attractions. Experts will be on hand to discuss Rockies rail trips, cruising in Alaska, ski-ing in Whistler, a city break in Toronto or Vancouver or the opportunity to see Grizzly Bears and Polar Bears...
20 Dec 2015
Peakes Travel Elite, Shrewsbury’s only family-owned independent travel agents, held a seasonal drinks reception for customers and to introduce new cruise specialist Fiona Denning, of Telford, who has joined the team. Around 40 clients, old and new, attended the Champagne event held in the Mardol offices and a raffle raised funds towards MacMillan Cancer Support. Pictured are, from left, Fiona...
03 Aug 2015
A leading Shropshire hotel has become one of just a handful in the UK to make it into a top travel website company’s ‘Hall of Fame’. The Best Western Valley Hotel in Ironbridge has received a Certificate of Excellence Award from TripAdvisor, a company providing reviews for holiday accommodation, for the last five years. Now the top country hotel, owned by Phillip and Lesley Casson, has been...
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