Direct Ferries

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Direct Ferries
Type Limited Company
Industry Travel
Founded 2002
Founder(s) Howard Davies
Headquarters London, England, UK
Key people Matt Davies
(Director)
Services Ferry Travel Aggregator Service
Employees 47
Website www.directferries.co.uk

Direct Ferries (directferries.co.uk) is a UK-based ferry travel aggregator service which is owned and operated by Direct Ferries Ltd.[1] It provides access to scheduled ferry crossings across Europe and North Africa both on and offline. The company was launched by Howard Davies in 2002.[2]

Operations[edit]

The company’s headquarters are in Central London.[3] Following the website launch, sales grew by 450% from year one to year two and continued to grow a minimum of 13% year-on-year, with a turnover £46.5 million in 2011.[4]

In 2012, Direct Ferries achieved 177th place in the Sunday Times International Track 200.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Direct Ferries". London. Retrieved 2012-10-03. 
  2. ^ "How not to be left at sea by new business technology". London: BBC News. 2012-03-05. Retrieved 2012-10-15. 
  3. ^ a b "Private firms with the fastest growing international sales". London: Sunday Times. 2012-07-08. Retrieved 2012-10-03. 
  4. ^ "Matt Davies on exploiting chaos and huge growth for travel website Directferries.co.uk". London. 2012-01-10. Retrieved 2012-10-03. 

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