• Audley
    Audley Travel
    UK / Private Equity



    Audley Travel (“Audley”) is a leading provider of tailor-made experiential travel to over 100 destinations worldwide. Serving clients predominantly in the UK and US, Audley is renowned for its superior customer service and in-depth destination expertise delivered by its country specialists. This exceptional service drives customer loyalty leading to high levels of repeat customers and referrals.

    Founded in 1996, Audley is the clear market leader in tailor-made travel in the UK. The business expanded into the US in 2014 with the opening of an office in Boston and grew rapidly to exceed 25% of bookings by 2019.


    • Accelerating growth in the US business, and successful launch of European destinations from 2016
    • Continuing to drive the digital development of the business
    • Named ‘Best Tour Operator’ at Telegraph Travel Awards in 2016, 2017 and 2019
    • Completed a successful refinancing with the support of our Banking team

    Regulatory information 
    This transaction involved a recommendation of 3i Investments plc.

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