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Marine Travel

Our story


    1. Chartham Marine born
    2. Started with 1.5 staff working from home
    3. First marine fare contract confirmed by KLM
    4. First article written for IOD Kent Network Article


    1. Rebranding of Chartham Marine
    2. Opened office in Canterbury at Newingate House office
    3. 2 man implant set up in Cumbria
    4. Editorial written for Seatrade March/April edition
    5. Created our first newsletter – The Manifest


    1. IATA licence approved
    2. Sales and HR Staff members employed
    3. Moved to The Clocktower offices in Canterbury


    1. Marine fare contract confirmed by British Airways
    2. Started Investors in People process
    3. Invited to become a member of the focus group – Advantage Travel.


    1. Awarded Investors in people accreditation
    2. 1st April Chartham marine became the marine travel company


    1. Founding partner of the mta7 alliance
    2. Started sponsoring Canterbury Rugby Club


    1. Sailor Society nominated as our charity
    2. 5k run in Hyde Park for Sailor Society
    3. Awarded best producer award with Royal Jordanian Airways


    1. Sponsored Clipper Round The World Race 09-10
    2. Took part in the dragon boat race for the Sailors Society
    3. Attended Focus Advantage partnership 10th anniversary party


    1. First marine travel company to create an APP for iPhone
    2. Additional staff employed in the sales department
    3. Attended Clipper Round The World Race stopover in Cape Breton


    1. Launched our facebook and twitter pages
    2. Trek Mount Kinabalu for Sailors Society
    3. Renewed sponsorship for Clipper Round The World Race 11-12


    1. Celebrated 10 year anniversary
    2. Exhibited at Oceanology
    3. Renewed Investors In People accreditation


    1. Opened office in Manila with 4 staff members
    2. Reservation Manager celebrates 10 years
    3. Sponsorship agreement with Marine FC
    4. Became an associate member of YBDSA Association


    1. Joined WISTA Association
    2. Exhibited at Seawork
    3. Agreed a 10 year sponsorship with Canterbury Rugby Club


    1. Staff created our Core Values
    2. Exhibited at CMA Shipping in Connecticut, USA
    3. Awarded best producer for Air Berlin and Etihad Airways
    4. Exhibited at Seawork, Southampton


    1. Exhibited at Oceanology
    2. 1st June the marine travel company became Marine Travel
    3. Relaunched a new website and Live chat facility
    4. New mta7 partner joined – Fly-Hi based in India


    1. Accounts & Administration Manager celebrates 10 years
    2. Renewed sponsorship as official supplier for the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race
    3. Manila team expand with a total of 9 staff
    4. Marine Travel celebrates 15th anniversary
    5. Clark Jets and Marine Travel attend golf day at Faversham course to raise money for Clark Jets
    6. mta7 alliance celebrates 10th anniversary in Kiev


    1. Finalist at the Canterbury Business Awards
    2. Exhibiting at Seawork, Southampton
    3. Manila team expand with a total of 11 staff
    4. Attended golf day with customers and suppliers to raise money for Clark Jets
    5. Canterbury office moved to 30 St George’s Place, Canterbury


    1. New location in Dublin, Ireland, with access to marine fares in Euros
    2. First time exhibitors at SPE Offshore Europe in Aberdeen


    1. Working with customers providing round the clock travel for Keyworkers in the maritime sector
    2. Celebrating 18 years of service to the marine industry



    1. Exhibited at Seawork
    2. Celebrated 20 years of working within the maritime sector