News • Jul 05, 2018 14:32 BST
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The region’s largest bus company, Go North East, has been honoured for its ground-breaking Bus Driver Routeway programme at this year’s Recruiter Awards, scooping two accolades at the national awards including the top prize in the In-House Innovation in Recruitment category.
To mark the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers’ 50th anniversary, the region’s largest bus operator Go North East has branded a commemorative bus.
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Go North East’s commitment to making bus travel more appealing to families and tourists has been recognised at Monday’s (23rd April) VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2018, after the region’s largest bus operator claimed the silver award for Innovation in Tourism.
At its annual Excellence Awards, which showcases the UK’s finest marketing talent and sector innovators, the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) named Go North East’s commercial director Stephen King, ‘Marketer of the Year’.
Team members from Go North East’s award-winning customer service team swapped their phone calls, emails and social media enquiries to take a leading role in choosing the best-of-the-best among the region’s top contact centre professionals at the annual North East Contact Centre Awards.
The region’s biggest bus company, Go North East, has been shortlisted for three prestigious awards, acknowledging its commitment to excellence within the areas of transport, tourism, training and recruitment.
Go North East customers voted they are more than happy with the bus company and its services, scoring it an industry-leading 93% satisfaction level overall and 94% for its Tyne and Wear services, in the independent Autumn 2017 Bus Passenger Survey.
In support of an epic charity adventure aiming to create 1million free hospital journeys for cancer patients, the region’s biggest bus operator, Go North East has joined forces with long-term partner ScreenServices NE to drive awareness and inspire local communities to contribute to the cause.
As the Beast from the East - and its later ‘mini’ successor, inflicted disruption upon the region’s roads during February and March, Go North East customers commended the award-winning company for pulling out the stops to keep its buses moving.
Go North East Managing Director Kevin Carr will retire in June after more than 40 years with the region’s largest bus operator.