Trevor Harding, publisher at Travel Weekly recently presented Gordon å‘Butchå’ Stewart with his award of entry into the British Travel Industry Hall of Fame. At the awards ceremony the publisher praised Stewartå‘s commitment and contribution to the travel sector.
“Famously hands-on and involved in all aspects of his business, he created the businesses, runs the businesses, and drives the businesses using not only his remarkable business acumen, but his enormous personality and charm, his straight speaking, to-the-point manner, his personal style and his sense of humour. He is an outstanding man.”
The Hall of Fame, which began in 1993, also welcomed Charles Guarassa (TUI), Peter Bath (Bath Travel) and Clive Jacobs (Holiday Autos) this year.
Previous winners of the prestigious award include Sir Richard Branson, Virgin; Sir Michael Bishop, British Midland, Peter Long, First Choice; Freddie Laker and Lord Forte.
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