Fast Track growth for UK/Turkey medical travel agency

UK-Turkey medical travel specialists Longevita has been recognised in the 2020 Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100 League Table. Placed 31st, it is the only medical tourism business in this year’s list of fastest growing top 100 private companies in Britain. Fast Track 100 commented that bookings via Longevita had trebled after the first lockdown flight ban to Turkey was lifted in July.

This recognition, says Longevita, demonstrates the public’s desire for safe, expert, highly qualified cosmetic surgery at competitive prices.

Longevita, specialists in medical travel to Turkey for hair, cosmetic and eye surgery, boasted a three year CAGR of 74.37% in sales, from 10,000 medical procedures on UK patients in that time.

The company is headquartered in London, with offices in Istanbul in Izmir. Patients from the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, France and Australia consult with the Longevita team pre-procedure and for ongoing aftercare. If appropriate, the patients are referred to qualified surgeons who perform hair transplant, plastic surgery, cosmetic dentistry and eye surgery at internationally accredited private hospitals in Turkey.

Longevita has affiliate dental imaging centres around the UK in cities including London, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, Bristol and Nottingham. Patients can get their x-rays taken for free in these centres, for treatment planning before they travel to Turkey. The company also offers a range of non-surgical procedures in central London, including Botox, fillers, non-surgical nose jobs, non-surgical facelifts and PRP injections.

Founder and CEO Kagan Seymenoglu said of the Fast Track recognition; “I would like to thank our patients who made us their top choice for medical travel to Turkey, all our medical and non-medical teams in London, Istanbul and Izmir for their hard work. We have seen consistently increasing demand for Longevita services despite the COVID-19 pandemic where travel restrictions, lockdowns and quarantine rules were widespread across the globe. This is an excellent recognition that UK patients are seeking quality but affordable medical procedures so we are happy to assist them with our #bethebestversionofyourself motto.”

Fast Track has published league tables of the UK’s top-performing private companies with The Sunday Times for the past 24 years. Companies were ranked by the compound annual growth rate in their sales over the last three financial years. They had to be registered in the UK and be independent, unquoted and ultimate holding companies. Annualised sales had to exceed £250,000 in the base year and £5 million in the latest year, and an increase in sales from penultimate to the latest year was required. Firms had to have 10 employees or more, and make an operating profit of at least £500,000 in their latest available accounts. The research was carried out by Fast Track in 2020 between August and November.