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Our story

2002

    1. Chartham Marine born
    2. Started with 1.5 staff working from home
    3. First marine fare contract confirmed by KLM

2003

    1. Rebranding of Chartham Marine
    2. Opened office in Canterbury at Newingate House office
    3. 2 man implant set up in Cumbria
    4. First editorial written for Seatrade March/April edition
    5. Created our first newsletter – The Manifest

2004

    1. IATA licence approved
    2. Sales and HR Staff members employed
    3. Moved to The Clocktower offices in Canterbury.

2005

    1. Marine fare contract confirmed by British Airways
    2. Started Investors in People process
    3. Invited to become a member of the focus group – Advantage Travel.

2006

    1. Awarded Investors in people accreditation
    2. 1st April Chartham marine became the marine travel company

2007

    1. Founding partner of the mta7 alliance
    2. Started sponsoring Canterbury Rugby Club

2008

    1. Sailor Society nominated as our charity
    2. 5k run in Hyde Park for Sailor Society
    3. Awarded best producer award with Royal Jordanian Airways

2009

    1. Sponsored Clipper Round The World Race 09-10
    2. Took part in the dragon boat race for the Sailors Society
    3. Attended Focus Advantage partnership 10th anniversary party

2010

    1. First marine travel company to create an APP for iPhone
    2. Additional staff employed in the sales department
    3. Attended Clipper Round The World Race stopover in Cape Breton

2011

    1. Launched our facebook and twitter pages
    2. Trek Mount Kinabalu for Sailors Society
    3. Renewed sponsorship for Clipper Round The World Race 11-12

2012

    1. Celebrated 10 year anniversary
    2. Exhibited at Oceanology
    3. Renewed Investors In People accreditation

2013

    1. Opened office in Manila with 4 staff members
    2. Reservation Manager celebrates 10 years
    3. Sponsorship agreement with Marine FC
    4. Became an associate member of YBDSA Association

2014

    1. Joined WISTA Association
    2. Exhibited at Seawork
    3. Agreed a 10 year sponsorship with Canterbury Rugby Club

2015

    1. Staff created our  Core Values
    2. Exhibited at CMA Shipping in Connecticut, USA
    3. Awarded best producer for Air Berlin and Etihad Airways
    4. Exhibited at Seawork, Southampton

2016

    1. Exhibited at Oceanology
    2. 1st June the marine travel company became Marine Travel
    3. Relaunched a new website and Live chat facility
    4. New mta7 partner joined – Fly-Hi based in India

2017

    1.  Accounts & Administration Manager celebrates 10 years
    2. Renewed sponsorship as official supplier for the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race
    3. Manila team expand with a total of 9 staff
    4. Marine Travel celebrates 15th anniversary
    5. mta alliance celebrates 10th anniversary in Kiev

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