Adventure travel company Explore has joined the BRIGHT consortia.
The company joins 13 others in the group, which includes tour operators, cruise lines, tourist boards and suppliers hosting a number of travel agent workshops around the UK each year.
“We are delighted to join BRIGHT – the organisation has an excellent reputation in the industry and fits our profile nicely. We see this as a valuable opportunity to meet and strengthen our relationships with key independent agents,” said Explore’s trade sales manager Philippa Baines. “Explore offers an exciting and inspirational range of small group adventure tours all over the world including walking and trekking, cycling, family holidays, Polar voyages and discovery adventures, which are suitable for all budgets, interests, ages and abilities.”
Hisham Mahmoud, chairman of BRIGHT added: “We are delighted to welcome Explore as a new member to further strengthen Bright’s position as the best high-quality training consortium in the travel industry. With record attendances in 2013 attracting almost 500 agents to our 14 workshops, we are expecting an even more successful year in 2014.”