Woodbridge: travel agency named best in the east of England

ByRochelle W. Stone

Apr 3, 2022

Published:
12:00 p.m. April 3, 2022



A Suffolk travel agency has been voted the best in the East of England for the fifth year in a row.

Deben Travel, based in Woodbridg’s Thoroughfare, has been named East of England’s Best Agency for the fifth consecutive year in the TTG Top 50 Travel Agencies 2022, an annual list of the country’s best agents by Travel Trade Gazette .

The TTG Top 50 ceremony took place at the Vox in Birmingham on Thursday 24 March, attended by nearly 450 of the UK’s and Ireland’s top travel agents and supplier partners.

Lee Hunt, owner and director of Deben Travel, said: “Pride is an understatement of how the team and myself feel.


Lee Hunt, owner and director of Deben Travel in Woodbridge
Credit: Sarah Lucy Brown

“Winning once was a huge achievement, but now winning five times in such fierce competition and the backdrop of these tough times in the industry is a testament to the hard work of the team.”

Pippa Jacks, TTG Group Editor, said: “Now in its seventh year, our TTG Top 50 Travel Agencies initiative allows us to scour the UK and Ireland to find the travel agents who have worked the hardest. intelligently, provided the best customer service, and done the most to contribute to a fairer travel industry, over the past 12 months.

“Travel agents have endured the toughest two years in industry history, but by offering expert advice and customer support throughout the pandemic, our top 50 winners have all gained new customers and look forward to a bright future.”

Commenting on Deben Travel’s win, the judges said, “Taking the top spot in the region for the fifth consecutive year this year, the Deben Travel team has impressed once again with their unwavering drive to do well for his client.

“The agency has won grants to upgrade its technology and dramatically improved its social media presence, while finding time to support good local causes.


Deben Travel on the Woodbridge thoroughfare

Deben Travel on the Woodbridge thoroughfare
– Credit: Google Maps

“Sustainability also remains high on the agenda, with continued planting of trees to offset customers’ carbon and swapping luggage tags and briefcases for more sustainable alternatives.”