Matt Parks is setting his sights on further global growth after seeing his business crack the U.S. market.
Matt, from Peterlee, set up independent travel comparison site 1Plus2Travel, in August 2013.
The firm now boasts 2.2m users around the world each month, around 60 per cent of whom are from the States.
Now Matt aims to further grow the business in the States, develop his website in a range of languages, and help 1Plus2Travel break into mainland European markets.
“Our growth has been beyond anything I expected but we are not resting on our laurels and want to build on the success we’ve seen so far by further increasing our fast-growing audience of established travellers across the world,” he said.