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Online travel agency has announced its departure from Hays Travel Independence Group, after six years as a member, to become an independent agent. After years of developing the agency and its team, is now taking the leap into independence.

After six years as a member of Hays Travel Independence Group, online travel agency is leaving the consortium to become independent. was the first ever online travel agency to join Hays Travel Independence Group and, since joining the group in 2007, has experienced fantastic growth; aided along the way by Hays Travel Independence Group.

Having recruited an excellent management team over the last six years and grown a loyal customer base, has developed into a strong business; as reflected in its financial results.

Chris Clarkson, Managing Director of online travel agency, said the following about the agency’s departure from Hays Travel Independence Group:

“We’re grateful that John Hays took a chance on us around this time six years ago. Hays Travel Independence Group was a fantastic springboard for us and we know that it’s partly down to our membership with the group that the agency is where it is today. We’ve grown to a point where it made sense to become an independent agency and we’re confident we have a bright future ahead of us. We’d happily recommend the Hays Travel Independence Group to any agencies looking to join a consortium and remain forever grateful for their help in the last six years.”

John Hays, Managing Director of Hays Travel, said the following:

“The achievements of make for a great success story for Hays Travel Independence Group and whilst we are sorry to lose our longest online agency member, we wish the team the very best for the future. Working with the team at has given me huge satisfaction over the last 6 years. To initially hear their business plan, work with them and watch them grow to the hugely successful agency they are now is very fulfilling. They have been a delight to work with. It was always part of their plan to be fully independent. I wish them well and will watch their further growth and success with interest.”



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