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Leicestershire travel agent opening brand new retail store despite global pandemic

Leicestershire travel agent opening brand new retail store despite global pandemic

Sheena Sumner, Founder and Director of award-winning independent travel agency Wonderluxe Travel, is opening a brand-new travel store in the East Midlands this year – despite the global pandemic.

The store will offer local shoppers a wide range of overseas tailor-made luxury holidays, weddings and honeymoons, corporate travel and concierge services.

Sheena, who set up Wonderluxe Travel as a home-working agency in 2019, says:

“We got off to a great start and then Covid-19 hit. It’s been a daunting time, but I’ve always had the vision of growing my own travel business and I refuse to let a global pandemic get in the way.

“During lockdown I joined up to five networking Zoom calls a week with like-minded business owners, enabling me to find a fantastic business partner who is investing in these next exciting steps with me.

“With over 17 years’ sales experience across multiple sectors including travel and a wealth of personal travel experience, nothing brings me more joy than helping to design amazing tailor-made holidays that create long-lasting memories. I can’t wait to welcome holidaymakers to the new store and share our passion.”

Sheena has employed four additional team-members since January 2021 and plans to create more home-working Travel Consultant jobs in 2022, with four of the team allocated to the new store once it opens later in the year.

Featuring a modern and cosy design, the store will act as a travel lounge where visitors can discuss their future travel plans with an expert Travel Consultant over coffee – or a glass of Champagne for those special-occasion holidays. Appointments will be available on request.

Wonderluxe Travel works with a handpicked selection of travel partners to offer a wide range of luxury overseas holidays including adventure travel, beach holidays, cruises, safaris, ski and wellness holidays.

Clients can enquire about holidays now by completing an online form at www.wonderluxetravel.co.uk/enquire, calling 01332 494 602 or emailing info@wonderluxe.co.uk.


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