SPECIALISING is cultural getaways, Salisbury travel company Andante Travels has been shortlisted for five awards in the British Travel Awards (BTA) 2014.

Andante Travels, which has been based in the city for the last 30 years, employs 25 staff and has introduced tens of thousands of people to some of the world’s greatest historic sites, including Pompeii and Machu Picchu.

The winners will be the companies which secure the most votes, which will be announced at a glittering ceremony on November 26 at the Battersea Evolution in Battersea Park.

Andante CEO Ian Finlay said: “It is fantastic to be shortlisted in so many categories this year, from Best Holiday Company for customer service to Best Special Interest Tour Company.

“It just goes to show what a small local company can achieve with hard work, passion and determination. If you have a spare minute – please do take the time to show your support and vote for Andante Travels.”

To vote visit britishtravelawards.com. Andante Travels is nominated in the following categories: Best Special Interest Holiday Company; Best Escorted Tours Company; Best Company to Northern and Central Europe; Best Holiday Company for Customer Service and Best All-Inclusive.