ABOUT Angela Shanley Associates Ltd.

Founded in 1978, Angela Shanley Associates Ltd (ASA) provides a complete “one stop shop” for FITs & Groups requiring ground services throughout the United Kingdom & Ireland. Active in over 20 markets worldwide ASA presents an ever expanding range of diverse product covering some of the best known hotel chains and independents to be found in the British Isles as well as many lesser known, but equally desirable, properties. We currently contract over 800 hotels in the 3 to 5 star categories ranging from key city locations such as London, Edinburgh, Dublin, Cardiff, Manchester and Birmingham, to convenient airport locations and a selection of more rural properties in out-of-town areas. Complementing these is an extensive list of other services including private & shared transfers to and from a selection of airports & stations, “seat on coach” and private guided sightseeing in various locations, extended bespoke touring services, tickets for major attractions & events, top West-End musicals & International Eurostar tickets.

Our b2b Online FIT Reservation System offers instant confirmations and is accessible via a password protected login to registered users. XML connections are also available.

Offline our experienced multi-national team pride themselves on a personal yet professional service giving you the peace of mind that your clients will be well looked after from start to finish. The FIT department at ASA provides a fast traditional e-mail service to your enquiries from “hotel only” reservations to fully bespoke touring itineraries and everything in between. Our dedicated Groups department prepares offers to suit all budgets and tastes covering specialist fields such as Incentives, Touring, Special Interest and Series enquiries whilst providing full support for your tour leaders throughout their stay.

A flexible approach and a long-term view to overseas partnerships are among our core values at ASA. Winners of the “UKinbound Tour Operator of the Year” award multiple times, we work to the motto “No is not an answer, anything is possible” and invite you to experience this for yourselves.

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WHAT OUR PARTNERS SAY
“I have been working with ASA very successfully for over 10 years now. The team at ASA clearly love what they do and have their customers interest at the heart of everything they do. The team is well established, very knowledgeable, personable and passionate about both the products and their clients. ASA is a reliable and valued partner of Merlin. It is a pleasure to work with ASA including of course their brilliant Directors Adonis and Anak who both contribute hugely to such a wonderful company culture.  Thank you for your support over the years and for being such great ambassadors of the Merlin attractions. “
Enora Le-goff

Merlin Entertainments plc.

WHAT OUR PARTNERS SAY

"37 Years ago Anton Thompson and Angela Shanley formed a partnership that has truly stood “the test of time”.  Thompsons Holidays are proud to still be the South African partners of ASA. Thank you for your loyal and professional support over the last 37 years and we look forward to the next era in this challenging and ever changing industry we all love so much!  The ASA team always go the extra mile to ensure that our clients receive quality service of the highest standard.  Adonis, Anak, Esref and everyone at ASA – thank you and well done!"

Kay Ellison

Thompson Holidays (South Africa)

WHAT OUR PARTNERS SAY
"We have been working with the ASA team more than a year now and we are very satisfied with this still young but successful cooperation. All the team is very professional, kind and efficient. They quickly understood our needs and have become an important pillar for our production to the UK, certainly also due to their very good relationships with suppliers on the spot."
Stefanie Kloppenburg

Luxair Tours (Luxembourg)

WHAT OUR PARTNERS SAY

"I am very happy to work for over 10 years now with this excellent company Angela Shanley Associates Ltd. ASA is our best partner. Thank you to a brilliant team for the great attention to detail and professional personalised service! We are especially happy with tailor-made exclusive programs and VIP itineraries around UK & Ireland ASA have been arranging for our clients. They proved they can make an impossible possible."

Valeria Lizakova

Globus Travel Group

(Russia)

WHAT OUR PARTNERS SAY
"Keytours Vacations, a US based tour operator, has used the services of ASA for England and the UK over the last 10 years. During this time, we have enjoyed excellent service for our individual customers as well as for groups. All staff at ASA from top management to their reservations department portray a high level of professionalism."
Andreas Larentzakis

Keytours Vacations (USA)

WHAT OUR PARTNERS SAY

"It’s now a few years that SPVA/SEA VOYAGES has been working with ASA, and the pleasure is still there. The service and quality offered to our groups is always up to a very high standard and the ASA team always aim to fulfil our expectations. Since we’ve been working together, we haven’t received any negative comments and this is very pleasant in our industry. A massive thank you to Bissi and Sabrina for their efficiency and professionalism towards our exigent customers. Carry on like this."

Aurore Conde

SPVA (France)

WHAT OUR PARTNERS SAY

“I would like to say a big thank you for helping me in such a professional and kind way.  Sabrina, you were with me for long hours, patiently sending me over and over again offers for different services with no answer or decisions from my side up till the last week, trying to think of creative ideas. Kris, you gave me the feeling on the last week that I am not alone and that everything will be fine. I appreciate it very much. You helped me a lot. Both of you are so great. The group came back so happy from everything, they had a great time and a wonderful trip.”

Maya Mor

Diesenhaus Ramat Hasharon  (Israel)

WHAT OUR PARTNERS SAY
“We have worked with Angela Shanley Associates for many years.  The team are professional and have a valuable understanding of the markets they work with and the Travel Trade.  They are committed to their partners and delivering a high standard of service they have become known for.  ASA continue to grow and move forward with the industry changes, which is fantastic to see.  We look forward to working with you in the future”
Paula Horgan

(Marriott Hotels)

WHAT OUR PARTNERS SAY
“Grange Hotels greatly value the relationships and partnerships with our professional partners, many of which have grown and progressed as we have.  We are delighted to include ASA as one of the most valued and long standing partners in its niche and look forward to continuing the heretofore excellent working relationship between ASA and Grange Hotels long into the future.”
Samir Bartake

(Grange Hotels)

WHAT OUR PARTNERS SAY

"We work with ASA  since 2010. They were very helpful from the first minute. ASA company is a very reliable, accurate and quick partner. I think we built up a very close personal contact with them through the years.  When I was in London and met a few of them, Michaela, Adonis and the boys were very kind to me. It’s a pleasant memory from the last year. I hope we can work together for a very long time."

Gabor Olear

Great Wood Kft.(Hungary)

WHAT OUR PARTNERS SAY
"ASA are absolute experts in their field - they set themselves apart through their attention to detail, incredible dedication, hard work and speed of service. In looking for a DMC it is important for the company you put your faith in to really know and own their destination: ASA are never content with what they did yesterday and are always pioneering new experiences that can add value to their impressive product range.  Their B2B system is efficient, easy to use and brilliantly maintained. ASA understand that our wonderful industry is about people - they gain fantastic terms for their agents by truly understanding and valuing long term relationships with their suppliers. We would have no hesitation in recommending ASA to anyone looking for a full service agency to develop their UK and Ireland programme."
Chris Pourgourides

Evan Evans

WHAT OUR PARTNERS SAY

"The staff I have worked with at ASA are professional, friendly and efficient. We have worked together on several group itineraries  in the past years, and we have been very happy with the quality of accommodation and ground services offered. Not only do they offer basic services like guides in London, but they can work on detailed unique itineraries. We will work with them again next season and hopefully for years to come. I highly recommend ASA for all your travel requirements."

Helen Blackwood

Blyth Education (Canada)

WHAT OUR PARTNERS SAY

"We here at HRG Greece consider ASA as one of our most reliable partners, they have always met both our and our clients expectations, providing us with excellent services in an ever changing and extremely difficult industry where the smallest details count! ASA has, among others, serviced us with complex, demanding, last minute requests and they are always willing to assist in a professional and timely manner. Keep up the great work and thank you on behalf of all the HRG Greece meetings, groups & events team in Athens!"

Chryssanthi Pitiropoulou

HRG (Greece)

WHAT OUR PARTNERS SAY
"Historic Royal Palaces values its relationships with professional and proactive partners and therefore Angela Shanley Associates is one of our most treasured partners.  The ASA team ensure they understand their customer’s needs and we are proud to work with them to develop a range of products and experiences at the palaces that are second to none and ensure repeat business and sales growth."
Ann Wilson

(Historic Royal Palaces)

WHAT OUR PARTNERS SAY
"We’ve had the extreme pleasure of being partners with ASA for several years, and would never have been able to develop and grow our business to the UK (as well as to France now, with Flying Europe) without their incredible support, superior service and comprehensive product portfolio. We rely very heavily on ASA for their outstanding destination expertise, excellent understanding of the North American market, wide range of both standard and unique products, quick response times, unparalleled customer service, and willingness to always go the extra mile for us….and on top of everything else, each and every member of their dedicated and professional team is a pleasure to work with!"
Laura DeMaio

Global Consolidated Services (GCS)

(USA)

 

WHAT OUR PARTNERS SAY
"ASA are amongst our favourite inbound suppliers we work with worldwide.  A strong list of products, exceptional prices and a willingness to find new products requested by our clients. ASA's service to support our needs is second to none in the UK & Ireland.  Great Product, Great people."
Spiro J Ellul

Global Tourism Exchange (Australia)

WHAT OUR PARTNERS SAY
"glh. Hotels have been in partnership with Angela Shanley Associates for many, many years, and long may this continue.  They are extremely professional, loyal, and most of all, they understand their markets, their products and the needs of their customers.  However, It isn't just the great work that they do - they also have one of the most fantastic teams in the business - and this goes a long way to ensuring we work in partnership together, rather than a standard business / client relationship."
Chris Ball

(glh. Hotels)

WHAT OUR PARTNERS SAY

"I've been working closely with the good people of Angela Shanley Associates Ltd (A.S.A.) in London for the past 6 years.It is (up to now) my great pleasure to tell you all that they are first class operators.They are top professionals, they know their trade and it's our pleasure working with them as our local supplier.I can say that I feel one of the A.S.A. family."

Offer Peleg

Airtour (Israel)

WHAT OUR PARTNERS SAY
We have been working with ASA for several years. They are a professional and experienced team knowledgeable of their own markets. This helps us planning our own business strategies and get the best for our business. We look forward to continue our great partnership with them in the future!”
Carolina Mendoza

(Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel)

WHAT OUR PARTNERS SAY
“At Edwardian Group London, we have been very fortunate in fostering a mutually supportive relationship with Angela Shanley Associates over the last 20 years. A wonderful ambassador and loyal supporter of our hotels, we value them greatly and  look forward to continuing this nurturing relationship well into the future.”
Shazia Fleming

(Edwardian Group London)

WHAT OUR PARTNERS SAY
"I have worked with ASA over 25 years. I really appreciate the fact that they pay attention to all the small details, they never say no and are always willing to help and to make sure that all the clients are happy. Personal, highly professional attention. I have a special large group that arrives in London every year (100 pax) to the same hotel, same dates. I must admit that if it was not Anak coming with his big smile to meet me and help with the group, it would not be the same!"
Varda Heinrich

Diesenhaus Ramat Hasharon (Israel)

WHAT OUR PARTNERS SAY

"Starwood Central London has worked with Angela Shanley Associates for many years and our partnership is a very successful one. The team are professional, honest, hard-working and have clear loyalty. All staff are friendly and very welcoming as well as being true experts in their field. Thank you Angela Shanley for all of your support! "

Victoria Sullivan

(Starwood Central London)

WHAT OUR PARTNERS SAY
"Our long-term partnership with Angela Shanley Associates is based on - and it is supported by - just a few points: we feel 100% secure with offers we get; we enjoy 100% friendly service and get 100% accurate bills. It is not "we get what we pay for', but "they know what is worth paying for", so we save lots of time and paperwork of unnecessary searches. So simple!"
Lev Kipnis

Caspi Aviation (Israel)

WHAT OUR PARTNERS SAY

“We have been working with the ASA team for a few years now and we are very impressed and happy with their service. ASA employees are friendly , professional, dedicated, and efficient in their work. Typically, our clients return from their trips thoroughly satisfied, with nothing but words of praise. Thank you for your service and we are looking forward to many years of successful partnership.”

Nadiya Makarenko

Kensington Tours (Canada)