was established by John Stephens in 1997 as a
non-shop front ABTA Travel Agency specialising
in personalised travel arrangements for the Individual
Tourist, Business Travel Clients and Group/Incentive
and experience has been obtained by travelling
extensively to all corners of the world, which
has proved to be invaluable when dealing with
the requirements of clients.
to establishing Compass, John Stephens had been
a High Street Travel Agent for 30 years with branches
in and around the Bristol area.
clients are the most loyal that any company could
wish for. Many go back over 50 years which pre
dats Compass, but have followed staff members
for quality, service and continuity.
from our website, you will hardly ever see a Compass
advertisement, as almost all of our business is
from existing clients and referrals.
of our clients are now "Senior Citizens"
but the good news from the Compass point of view
is that we now have older clients children and
grand children making travel reservations - These
usually start with honeymoons!
free to read the Testimonials
page of the website for the views of some of our
Currently the ABTA Chairman and National Council
of Regions Representative for the South West of
Nicola joined Compass as a founding member of
staff in 1997 after working with John Stephens
as a trainee since 1989.
Janet has invaluable experience in Retail Travel,
Cruising and Groups. She is a Registered Tourist
Board Specialist in the following areas of the
world: Canada, The Caribbean, Australia and Dubai.
Anne is the Company Secretary of Compass and organises
travel arrangements for specialists groups to
all parts of the world.
Ann is Compass' Accounts Administrator.