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Gold Medal Travel Group Joins TOWARD Europe

TOWARD Europe has announced that Gold
Medal Travel Group, a leading independent travel company, has become its
latest member.
The signing brings TOWARD Europe’s membership to 32 leading travel industry
companies across Europe. Other members include [MKB1]Amadeus, Cosmos, Hertz
Europe, Eurostar, Starwood and RWA.

Mr Tim Barnes, Group Finance Director, at Gold Medal Travel said: “We were
keen to become part of this growing organisation, and look forward to
reaping the rewards it will bring to Gold Medal”

Alister Beveridge, TOWARD Europe’s acting-chairman and group IT director of
Cosmos, said: “We are delighted that Gold Medal has become the latest top
travel industry company to join TOWARD Europe. We believe their involvement
as a leading tour operator will be invaluable.”

“Our organisation has grown from strength to strength since it was
established as a pioneering industry body six months ago. With the recently
launched surveys from our two working groups, and the organisation’s
forthcoming white papers, we’re confident we’ll see further dramatic growth
in our operation in the forthcoming months.”

TOWARD Europe’s primary focus is to optimise distribution through
industry-wide agreement on best use of technology.  The body is targeting
European tour operators, suppliers, technology providers and other companies
across the travel industry for recruitment, and has established a dedicated
hotline to deal with membership enquiries (+44 (0) 20 7691 3938).