An Ayrshire travel agent is celebrating a special milestone with a generous giveaway.
It’s party time as the Kilmarnock branch of Stewart Travel marks the company’s 50th anniversary in style – by giving away £10,000 worth of holiday vouchers.
To mark the occasion, staff celebrated with cake and fizz and launched a prize draw giving one lucky client the chance to win a £5,000 holiday. Fifty runners-up will win a £100 holiday voucher, bringing the total giveaway to £10,000.
Entries are open until Wednesday, August 31 and vouchers can be used in full or part-payment for any holiday package. Stewart Travel is also offering £50 off all holidays booked by the end of June.
And business is “busier than ever” according to the firm’s director of retail, Linda Boyd.
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Back in 1972 when the firm’s first store opened in Prestwick, Donny Osmond was top of the charts, Marlon Brando was starring in The Godfather and Ceylon was re-named Sri Lanka.
Taking a trip down memory lane, boss Linda said: “It’s hard to believe but in those days you could have picked up an all-inclusive holiday for just £50-a-head and bell-bottom trousers and miniskirts were in vogue.”
But she said: “While fashions may have changed some things stay the same – our award-winning travel is still here to cut through the clutter and help find clients the perfect holidays.”
Stewart Travel won best independent travel agency at the consumer-voted British Travel Awards in 2019; best high street travel agency at the most recent awards in 2020, and hopes to strike gold again in this, its 50th year.
Linda added: “We are busier than ever right now. But we’re also especially proud every branch has become a part of their community.”
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