Super apprentice Lucy tots up £500,000 sales

A keen travel apprentice is flying high after totting up sales worth almost £500K in the past 12 months.

Tuesday, 1st March 2016, 11:26 am
Updated Tuesday, 1st March 2016, 11:31 am
Lucy Glynn (s)

Lucy Glynn, (20) a second year employee at Althams Travel, who secured her apprenticeship through Training Station, started her journey in July 2014 at the Nelson branch.

Pproving to be a real asset to the team, she was quickly moved to the bigger branch in Burnley and is third in her branch in terms of figures and sales target and is the leading apprentice in her year.

“Lucy has a wise head on her shoulders and her potential for the industry shone through from the moment she started with us,” said Eddie Starkie, managing director at Althams Travel.

“Her willingness to learn and mature nature means she has flourished within the team. The figures speak for themselves and Lucy has proved to be a vital member of the team.”

Althams Travel is an independent, family-owned travel agent established in 1874. It has a number of awards and accolades under its belt, including being named as the ‘Best Large Agency’ North West England & North Wales at the recent Agent Achievement Awards for the third consecutive year.

“I’m thoroughly enjoying my role within the Althams team, it’s exciting and diverse and there’s plenty of room to grow and learn with the company,” said Lucy.

Lisa Whiteoak, director at Training Station said: “We’re delighted with Lucy’s progress. Lucy has a keen interest in the travel industry and wants to do well and it’s this ambition which motivates her.”