S-Trip! re-qualifies for Deloitte 50 Best Managed Companies Award and obtains the Gold Standard.
Launched in 2006 and named one of Deloitte’s Best Managed Companies four years in a row, Jay Hamilton, the company’s vice-president of talent and strategy, says the keys to its success revolve around three tiers — employing “great” people; providing exceptional customer service in every aspect of the trip from the booking process to the pre-travel service and the travel experience itself; and, finally, instilling an emphasis on fun and safety.
With 14 destinations worldwide, the goal is to facilitate fun and safe getaways that enrich students with global understanding, cultural enrichment and personal development.
The company has morphed in the past 10 years and changed both its reputation and image. For example, where the emphasis might have been purely about spring break fun in the past, today it is about embracing volunteer programming, which the company says instils confidence, encourages leadership and fosters a sense of social responsibility.
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