Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Tour Operator
  • Year established:
    1996
  • Website:
    http://audleytravel.com
  • Contact
    • Audley Travel, New Mill Lane, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX29 9SX

About Audley Travel

Audley Travel are a tour operator that designs tailor-made trips for clients. They cover Africa, Asia, North America and Australasia, Central and South America, the Indian Subcontinent and Europe.

The company was founded by director Craig Burkinshaw in 1996 with John Brewer, under the original name of Asian Journeys, covering Southeast Asia, North and Central Asia and the Indian Subcontinent.

In 2001, the company was renamed Audley Travel as they expanded to include South America as a destination. Over the years they’ve added more locations to their portfolio, becoming a global luxury tour operator.

In seeking to maintain and enhance the wellbeing of their staff, they haven designated rooms called ‘snugs’ that are only allowed to be used for employees to relax and wind down during the day. They are big open rooms with comfortable couches, books and a TV.


What is it like to work for Audley Travel

My Manager
My Manager
62 of Audley’s leaders are currently offered group coaching sessions as part of the leadership development programme. They are also buddied up with a peer to offer ongoing support. In addition, the company is planning a formal management development programme.
My Team
My Team
Audley focus on team-building and strong relationships, and have an employee-run Social Committee that organises events where employees and their families can celebrate success and enjoy spending time with one another. One example was this year’s space-themed summer party with live music and lots of food.
My Company
My Company
The company recently launched a website called The Globe, which shares exclusive online and high street retailer discounts to employees, allows staff to send and receive e-cards to each other, keeps everyone updated on wellbeing activities and hosts a staff recognition scheme.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Gym
    Gym

    companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    17%

  • UK sites:

    2

  • Average Age:

    33

  • Male : Female:

    37% / 63%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    44%

  • Staff:

    601

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