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About Sunvil the Tailor Made Holiday Specialists

About Sunvil

Sunvil is a fully bonded tour operator.

We are licensed by the Civil Aviation Authority (Sunvil ATOL 808,  Latin America ATOL 9280 and the Greek Islands Club ATOL 848) and all holidays in this website conform with the bonding requirements of the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA V6218/Y1595/Y1612/ Y1608) and the Association of Independent Tour Operators (AITO). Complete financial protection is thus assured.

We have been operating holidays since 1970 and for several years before then as ‘Cyprus Property Tours’, a long time for an independent company in this business!

We are both retail and tour operating members of ABTA and AGTA (Association of Greek – Cypriot Travel Agents), licensed by IATA, have a busy commercial department for business travellers and also a groups department.

Travel Awards

  • British Travel Awards 2011 - Sunvil and some of its family members were nominated in several categories:                                            
    • Sunvil Traveller - Best Tour Operator Central & South America                                    
    • Sunvil Holidays - Best Tour Operator Hellenic Europe                                                         
    • Sunvil - Best Tour Operator Iberian Peninsula & Islands                                
    • Sunvil - Who are the best overall tour operators (Small TO category)        
    • Expert Africa - Best Specialist Safari, Wildlife, Nature Tour Op     
    • Expert Africa - Best Tour Operator Sub Sahara Africa  
  • In November 2009, Sunvil was voted 'Best European Tour Operator' by retail travel agent members of the Travel Trust Association and WorldChoice.
  • In October, our Sunvil Latin America brochure was awarded 2nd prize in  'brochure of the year' at the Guardian Travel Awards 2008!
  • In June 2008, Sunvil was voted 5th in the Best Short-Haul Tour Operator in the Sunday Times Travel Magazine Readers' Awards.
  • In November 2007, Sunvil was voted 'eco-friendly / green product you would most recommend' by travel agents in the Selling Short Breaks magazine.
  • In November 2006, Sunvil won the award for 'Best Independent Specialist Tour Operator to Greece' and was also named 'Best Independent Specialist Tour Operator of the Year' at the British Travel Awards. The BTAs are a combination of industry and consumer voted awards covering the entire travel industry.
  • In March 2005 Sunvil was voted the best UK tour operator with a 100% satisfaction rating by the readers of Wanderlust magazine, one of the industry's most respected publications. For 2006, Sunvil has been awarded bronze position for the best tour operator award - this is the third time Sunvil has been voted best tour operator, quite an achievement we feel!
  • In January 2005 11,000 readers of Holiday Which? voted Sunvil as the second best tour operator to Greece and the third best for beach holidays. Sunvil was placed 12 overall amongst all UK tour operators. In the annual Guardian/ Observer Travel Awards Sunvil regularly features amongst the top 10 UK tour operators.

 

We are proud to announce that in 2009 we were awarded 5 star recognition by the Association of Independent Tour Operators (AITO) responsible tourism scheme and our Africa company gained the much coveted 3 star level. AITO formulated the responsible tourism scheme a few years ago. Its main aim is to invite all its members to engage in the responsible tourism process and encourage them to fulfil their commitment under the AITO charter to recognise their social and environmental responsibilities. Members can be awarded one to five stars, depending on their level of achievement.

Our Company Details

Sunvil International Sales Limited
Registered in England No. 984970 at Sunvil House, Upper Square, Old Isleworth, Middlesex, TW7 7BJ, England
VAT No. 991227700