Julia win's Entrepreneur of the Year


New Frontiers’ Founder and Managing Director, Julia Feuell’s hard work paid off as she was awarded the prestigious Shine Award for Entrepreneur of the Year 2008. 


The Shine Award for Entrepreneur of the Year is given to the person the judges think has achieved demonstrable and sustainable business success in travel, tourism and hospitality. “We are looking for women that have set up their own business with a 50% minimum share and have achieved this by harnessing not only their own talent, but that of their teams by promoting personal and professional development and a mentoring culture.”

Of Julia, the judges said - “Julia has been running New Frontiers for fifteen years, growing the business to a very healthy turnover of £4 million by placing thousands of travel people into jobs. Julia has been running the business while also raising her two boys, now 14 and 17 years old. Julia is also a frequent speaker at industry events and is past chair of AWTE.”

“I’m humbled to be acknowledged in such a way- especially by my peers...I’ve been in the business for many years and this really means a lot to me. But it also reflects on the superb team I’ve built around me, and they can share this success too.” said Julia

In the years since Julia founded New Frontiers, it has grown to become one of the top 3 specialist travel recruitment companies in the UK, with 27 staff and clients including American Express, lastminute.com, Kuoni, TUI, Western & Oriental.

Her most recent innovation: www.onlinetraveltraining.com has also won the Best Website Award at the Springboard Travel and Hospitality Awards for . To read more, click here