travel firm celebrates 290 years of long service among its staff
impressive 290 years of service has been celebrated by a local travel
company as it honoured 14 of its long serving employees.
Dolphin, which is based in Weston and provides coach travel across
the Burnham-On-Sea area and beyond, handed out awards recognising
the unique contributions each of the celebrated staff members has
made in their various roles which include coach drivers, hostesses
and sales and reservations staff.
were given for 10, 15, 20, 25, 35 and 40 years of service. Staff,
along with Bakers Dolphin management, enjoyed a special meal this
week to celebrate.
Harrington, Sales and Marketing Director at Bakers Dolphin, said:
"To celebrate a combined total of 290 years of committed service
is wonderful and were immensely grateful to our remarkable
staff who go above and beyond to ensure our customers enjoy memorable
holidays and trips every time."
Long Service Awards recognise and acknowledge in a small way the
huge impact our staff make to the success of the business and were
pleased that so many people decide to stay with us for many, many
years, sometimes for their whole career. Were like a family
at Bakers Dolphin and were very proud of everyones individual
and combined achievements."
those awarded was Richard Peach who has been a driver at Bakers
Dolphin for 40 years. Also awarded was Driver David Pople for 35
years service and Chief Engineer Mark Vearncombe, Sales Executive
Fiona Callaghan; Reservations Manager Lynda Frisby; and Operations
Director Max Fletcher who have all given 25 years service.
Guise, Driver and Julie Whiterod, Coach Hire Assistant Manager,
were rewarded for 20 years service while Drivers Antonia Tipping
and Robin Knibbs and Lucy Cowgill, in the reservations team all
received 15 years awards. Mandy Havill, Group Travel Manager;
Kathy Knibbs, Hostess and Dave Cornelius, Driver were awarded for
10 years service.
Dolphin is one of the largest and longest-established coach holiday
companies in the region, with a history dating back to 1889.