1. Call Me Ishmael Travel

29. Meon Valley Travel

32 High Street, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU32 3JL


Key people: 
James Beagrie Managing director
Karen Beagrie Operations director
Julian Munsey Sales director

Main industry sectors: Assistance, construction, fashion, luxury goods & aspirational brands, finance, insurance, life sciences, medical, pharmaceutical, retail

Other services: Meetings & conferences, exhibitions, group travel, holidays, incentive travel, repatriations, schools, sporting events, venue finding

Type of company: Family business

Transactions handled online: 50%

Air 54% | Hotel 27% | Rail 15% | Car 4% | MICE 0% | Other 0%

Geographical breakdown of transactions:
UK/Ireland 30% | Short-haul 50% | Long-haul 20%

Top destinations:
Edinburgh, Frankfurt, Paris, Milan, Stockholm
Boston, Hong Kong, New York, Singapore, Sydney

Office locations: Leicester, Petersfield, Dublin

Association and network membership: Advantage Travel Partnership, Focus Travel Partnership, WIN Travel Network

UK full-time equivalent staff: 50
Average length of service: 12 years
Average industry experience: 20 years

GDS: Travelport, Amadeus

Online booking tools: Atriis, Evolvi, SABS, SAP Concur, Trainline

Expense management tools: SAP Concur

Other technology: MEON Go App, MEON Analytix 2.0 (Travelogix), MEON Risk Manager, MEON Profiles (Umbrella Faces), Conferma

NDC content: GDS and Travelfusion

Biggest innovations in 2020: Integrating Covid-safe information into point-of-sale solutions. Moving Out of Hours service in-house and extending core hours to 08:00-20:00 to better support clients during pandemic.

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