The UK's largest independent travel agent saw turnover rise to £253m in 2014 on the back of strong sales and acquisitions
We look at the stories that dominated North East business news in August 2014
John Hays joins luminaries of the travel industry like Sir Richard Branson in winning the coveted Odyssey Award
The deal forms Hays' first foray into franchising as 14 Just Go stores will be branded Hays Travel
Hays Travel chairman has outlined future plans for the fast-growing Sunderland-based firm
Sunseekers searching for far flung holidays have helped to grow turnover by 22% at Wearside's Hays Travel
Breaking into the Top 200 list, or staying in it, enables smaller firms, by such associations to impress potential clients with the sort of company they can keep
More than 1,200 people will be competing for 110 places being created by Hays Travel in 2014. Meanwhile, around 50 applications were received for two available graduate positions
Sunderland-based Hays Travel has made it on to the prestigious Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers list
The Sunderland-based Hays Travel continues to show confidence in the high street with further expansion in the region being planned before Christmas
Sunderland based Hays Travel, the UK's largest independent travel agent, has completed the acquisition of the largest independent travel agent in the South
Two businessmen whose companies have enjoyed immense success in the last 12 months have been honoured by members of the Entrepreneurs' Forum.
The winners of the prestigious 2007 Entrepreneurs' Forum Entrepreneur of the Year and Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards will be honoured at the post-conference gala dinner.
Holiday company Hays Travel is creating 140 jobs to help reach its £300m sales target this year despite the tough tour market.
Holiday company Freedom Direct expects to boost sales by £22m over the next year thanks to booming internet trade and the launch of its first franchise business.
Today we reveal the list - in alphabetical order - of the Fastest 50 growing companies in the North-East, as compiled by Newcastle law firm Ward Hadaway.
Merry men, an evil sheriff and some familiar faces are ready for another year of pantomime fun.
Hays Travel has become the latest company to back ambitious efforts to boost enterprise across the North-East.
Holiday company Hays Travel is beating terrorist scares and a static market to keep recruiting on the back of soaring business.
After months of fevered speculation, the seven wealthy investors who form Niall Quinn's consortium taking on Sunderland FC were revealed last night.