Beth Gardner, Custom Travel Solutions Inc., named one of Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs

Beth Gardner chosen for 16th annual W100 ranking of Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs, produced by PROFIT, Canadian Business and Chatelaine

CALGARY, Sept. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Custom Travel Solutions Inc.'s Beth Gardner has been chosen for the 16th annual W100 ranking of Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs, produced by PROFIT, Canadian Business and Chatelaine. "I'm humbled to have been named one of Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs as part of the 2014 W100 ranking," commented Gardner "it is truly an honour to be among so many inspiring and successful women entrepreneurs".

Ranking Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs on a composite score based on the size, growth rate and profitability of their businesses, the W100 profiles the country's most successful female business owners. Published in the October issue of Canadian Business, the November issue of Chatelaine and online at and, the W100 is Canada's largest annual celebration of entrepreneurial achievement by women. "This year's W100 represent the absolute best of Canada's business community," said James Cowan, Editor-in-chief of Canadian Business and PROFIT. "Female entrepreneurs are too often stereotyped as 'mompreneurs' pursuing part-time hobby businesses. But the W100 demonstrate just how vital they are to driving innovation and growth in the Canadian economy."

"I believe that ensconcing yourself with loyal industry professionals of the highest caliber is what truly has determined the success of Custom Travel Solutions. We pride ourselves on our commitment to customer service and the dedication of our entire team to the services we provide.  It is imperative that clear vision aligns with your long-term strategy," said Gardner.  Beth has utilized her hands on experience, extensive knowledge and entrepreneurial success throughout her ownership career in evolving the company from one client at inception to successfully securing Corporate, Leisure and Group contracts for some of Canada's most successful organizations. She is proud to share her first client remains one of her top accounts today. 

One of Beth's strategic goals has been to build and maintain strong relationships with her clients, suppliers and employees.  The main pillar of building Custom Travel's successful foundation has been her insight along with her commitment to strong values and unwavering integrity.

About Custom Travel Solutions Inc.
Founded in 1995, solely owned and operated by CEO & President, Beth Gardner, Custom Travel Solutions is based in Alberta with global operations and is an industry-leading travel technology company providing customized solutions for the travel management needs of clients, regionally and globally.   With a culture that fosters client loyalty, employee empowerment, logistics services and innovation, Custom Travel Solutions offers successful results for their clients, such as a completely automated "end to end logistics solution", which provides a single source for remote camp services.

About PROFIT and
PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success is Canada's preeminent media brand dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small and mid-sized businesses. For 32 years, Canadian entrepreneurs across a vast array of economic sectors have remained loyal to PROFIT because it's a timely and reliable source of actionable information that helps them achieve business success and get the recognition they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. PROFIT appears inside every issue of Canadian Business and is online at

About Canadian Business
Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving, best-selling and most-trusted business publication in the country. With a readership of more than 750,000, it is the country's premier media brand for executives and senior business leaders. It fuels the success of Canada's business elite with a focus on the things that matter most: leadership, innovation, business strategy and management tactics. Canadian Business provides concrete examples of business achievement, thought-provoking analysis and compelling storytelling, all in an elegant package with bold graphics and great photography. Canadian Business—what leadership looks like.

About Chatelaine
The country's leading women's media brand, Chatelaine makes "Everyday Extraordinary" for Canadian women and has been doing so for more than 85 years. Today, Chatelaine is a six-platform brand: available on television, radio, tablet and smartphone, plus in print and online. Chatelaine has a lively presence on social media sites, and is Canada's most engaged digital community for women 18+. With a team of "extraordinary" experts, Chatelaine brings together the very best of food (from The Chatelaine Kitchen powered by GE Café), style, decor, health and real life for women who want to look good, do good, feel great and make every day a little bit special. Chatelaine also has a line of retail products. Chatelaine is owned and operated by Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications.

SOURCE: Custom Travel Solutions Inc.

For further information: If you'd like to schedule an interview with Beth Gardner, please contact: New Wave Media Inc., Contact: Tara Molina, Telephone: 403 457-0919 x 221, Email:


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