Wales’ First Travel Management Company, we specialise in travel and accommodation, for TV, Film, Media and Sport. Our mission is to manage business travel through our commitment to a 5-star service, which is flexible, sustainable, and convenient.
Compass Travel Management was born out of a vision for ensuring clients receive the perfect environment for their own experience, be it in TV, Film, Media, or Sport. The company was created by Nicky and Kate who both have a significant level of experience and background in the hospitality sector. What does this mean to you? Our leadership team brings a unique set of skills and a wealth of experience, having been suppliers as well as clients.
We have a serious passion for working hard for you, the client. We understand booking is unique, and we are here to offer our services to save you time, money, and stress. From finding accommodation options matched perfectly to your brief and budget, we are available 24 hours a day. Commitment is in our DNA, our reputation is something we are proud off, established on the foundation of going above and beyond the call of duty, doing whatever it takes to deliver.
Meet Company Directors Nicky and Kate, the team behind the team at Compass Travel management.
Nicola Edmunds CRME
A certified revenue management executive with a wealth of experience in hotel revenue management spanning the last two decades, Nicky is organised, efficient, and multi-skilled. A consummate professional in the field of hotel revenue management and conversant with its intricacies and importance.
A people person, strategic thinker, time management expert and skilled communicator Kate brings over a decade of experience in the hotel and events management sector, Kate also understands the intricacies of business having operated 2 companies spanning a decade.
At Compass Travel Management, we stand by a set of core values that act as the guiding light for every aspect of our service. With a clear sense of direction, we navigate the travel landscape for tv, film, media and sport with unrivalled expertise and assurance in a sustainable manner.
We approach each task with confidence, ensuring that our clients can travel with peace of mind and a sense of security. We believe in keeping things simple and straightforward, eliminating unnecessary complexities to create a seamless experience for our valued clients. Confidence is the cornerstone of our relationships, and we work tirelessly to earn and maintain the trust our clients place in us.
As specialists in our field, we leverage our extensive knowledge and insights to curate exceptional travel solutions tailored to individual needs. We understand the importance of flexibility, recognizing that every journey is unique, and we adapt our services accordingly to deliver unparalleled satisfaction. At our core, these values guide our actions and shape the way we serve you. Embracing these five values of direction, confidence, simplicity, specialist and committed, we redefine the travel management experience, offering you unparalleled support and solutions that go beyond expectations. Our working style is collaborative, this helps us to deliver results through a smooth process and helps us to tackle and solve problems as and when they may arise.
In the TV, film, media, and sports industries, having a clear sense of direction is crucial for success. It means setting a clear vision, strategy and the goals required to guide your organisation towards its objectives. A clear direction provides the necessary focus to us to ensure efficient resource allocation and achieve the desired outcomes for your organisation.
Commitment is in our DNA, the ability to adapt and be flexible is vital in your industry, where trends, technology, and consumer preferences are constantly changing, and the demands are constant. We go above and beyond the call of duty and our flexibility allows our team to seize new opportunities, navigate uncertainties, and respond to unforeseen circumstances effectively. Through our committed approach we are not afraid to experiment with novel ideas and approaches, staying ahead in a rapidly evolving landscape, all of this contributes to providing a memorable experience for you.
We know that our confidence will reassure and create belief and credibility in our capabilities. Having confidence in the team's talents and skills empowers them to take creative risks, pursue ambitious projects, and adapt to dynamic challenges. Our confidence in our ability drives bold decision-making and initiative, fosters resilience in the face of challenges, enhances communication and leadership, builds trust and credibility with our clients and stakeholders and boosts performance, productivity, and overall morale. It also helps in building strong relationships with clients, sponsors, and partners, inspiring trust, and loyalty, which are vital for long-term, results-based relationships. These are forged through our confidence and our proven track record of delivery. We have a policy which is open, transparent, and consistent giving you the reassurance that your travel management plans are in safe hands.
In the TV, film, media, and sports domains, being a specialist signifies having in-depth expertise and knowledge of the unique challenges and opportunities in each sector. Specialisation enables us to tailor its services to specific industry needs, stand out from competitors, and provide bespoke solutions that address the unique requirements of clients, production teams, and athletes, artists, and crew.
Keeping things simple is key when working with creative and innovative industries. Simplifying processes, workflows, and communication ensures smooth and efficient operations, both empowering and enabling our team to concentrate on producing a travel solution which is accountable. We understand a simple and intuitive approach is also valued by our clients, making it easier for them to engage and connect with the team and our agreed set of deliverables. In the fast-paced and highly pressured TV, film, media, and sports sectors, a seamless execution is paramount. Any glitches or disruptions can have a significant impact on your success and may slow you down. By ensuring smooth and flawless operations, our team will get you there quicker and more efficiently to deliver the ultimate travel management experience in a manner which is seamless.
We understand booking is unique, and we are here to offer our services to save you time, money, and stress. From finding accommodation options matched perfectly to your brief and budget, we are available 24 hours a day. We have created excellent connections, built strong relationships based on trust and amassed an unrivalled level of knowledge with hotel accommodation, serviced apartments, country homes, venues, transport, and location.
We made the exciting move into our new offices at the prestigious Dragon Studios in Pencoed.
Partnership with albert
The home of environmental sustainability for film + TV. albert is leading a charge against climate change; bringing the film and TV industries together to tackle our environmental impact and inspiring screen audiences to act for a sustainable future.
Liechtenstein Under 21s
It was great to plan and execute the travel and accommodation requirements for the team on their recent UK visit.
Chemistry Of Death
It was fantastic to work with the team on a thrilling, psychological story about forensic anthropologist Dr David Hunter. From pre-production meetings, understanding the brief, and providing options to manage their accommodation requirements, it was a joy.
Denmark National Team
Our dedicated team delivered a seamless travel and accommodation experience for the Denmark Women’s National Team during their visit to Cardiff, for the UEFA Nation’s League.
Compass Travel have been very professional from pre-production meetings, understanding our brief, and providing us with accommodation options to suit our budget expectations and ever-changing requirements.