3X Group | London & Jersey


Group History Timeline

10 April 2000 - 3X DISTRIBUTORS is established to offer Media, Marketing and Fulfillment Services to independent periodical publishers and grows quickly following distribution deals with companies such as GoGo Publications and Fat Boy Corporation.

01 July 2000 - 3X TELECOM launches offering Non-Geographical Memorable Numbering Solutions to the events and music industry after signing deals with brands like Garage Fever, Crop Of Da Crop and Event Horizon to name but a few, shortly after Premium Rate Services are added to complement our services to 3X DISTRIBUTORS growing customer base of independent publishers such as The Pen Society and Caress.

10 November 2000 - 3X MEDIA launches to handle our PR, Marketing, Media Buying and Web Development in house prior to expanding to take on non-group customers.

12 April 2003 - Sees 3X TELECOM enter the fast growing Discounted International Calls market with CheappCalls2U. 

01 July 2003 - 3X TRAVEL launches initially as a travel agent selling Package Holidays and UK Breaks for tour operators doing international concert packages, festive shopping breaks, city breaks and cruises.

05 March 2004 - 3X TRAVEL re-launches as an independent direct-sell tour operator to the Channel Islands and begins to thrive in a market that at the time was served by in excess of 12 other established tour operators.

01 February 2005 - 3X TRAVEL launches standalone travel sites for British Isles holidays with SeaJersey, SeaGuernsey, SeaHerm, SeaAlderney, SeaSark, SeaManx, SeaScilly and SeeWight going live.

01 May 2005 - 3X BET launches as a white-label iGaming business and as one of the first companies to see the momentum that iGaming is making in the betting market quickly thrives.

31 October 2005 - We officially re-brand as the 3X GROUP from 3X DISTRIBUTORS to better reflect the massive expansion we've gone through since launching and the number of different areas the company now trades in.

02 January 2008 - After 7 highly successful years of trading the sees Beauport Enterprises Limited registered as the ultimate holiday company for the 3X GROUP.

09 May 2008 - 3X FINANCE launches after teaming up with Card One Banking to offer non-status bank account and shortly after add home owner loans with leading lender Nemo Loans.

13 June 2008 - Spotting a gap in the fast growing Energy Comparison Market we team up with Energylynx to launch 3X ENERGY one of the first white-label energy sites in the UK.

01 September 2008 - 3X TRAINS launches to offer Charter Train Services to Tour Operators, Sporting Groups and Social Clubs working with the leading independent charter train operators.

24 December 2008 - Sees the launch of a new Hospitality division 3X HOTELS and 3X INNS with a view to acquire either freehold or leasehold sites for our growing travel business.

27 December 2004 - 3X DATING launches as we enter the fast growing and hugely lucrative Online Dating market.

10 April 2010 - Sees 3X GROUP celebrate 10 years of business and continue to thrive.

02 January 2011 - FLY 3X was established with a view to launching direct flights between Jersey and Poland but issues with charter partners and slow up take saw the project placed on hold

05 May 2011 - 3X MOBILE was established to negotiate the purchase of Jersey Post MVNO Me:Mo which had been a JV with Airtel-Vodafone talks were unsuccessful and the venture was put on hold. 3X GROUP may one day enter the offshore MVNO space.

08 June 2011 - Sees the 3X GROUP acquire their first business a national newspaper the DAILY SPORT out of administration. This iconic British media brand had been in print since October 1991.

15 August 2011 - Sees the DAILY SPORT re-launch online and spun-off into a new separate company DAILY SPORT LIMITED which is still owned by our founder and sole shareholder.

01 October 2011 - 3X LOTTO we launch one of the worlds first €25 Million daily draw lotteries with our partner Maltese licensed iGaming operator PlayOtto and go live with Daily Sport Lotto for our owners sister business the recently acquired national newspaper DAILY SPORT.

07 February 2013 - Sees the launch of a new Mobile Casino FONESINO and merge with 3X BET to re-brand as FONESINO but retained with in the wider 3X GROUP.

22 April 2013 - See the 3X GROUP and our owners other Intellectual Property operations spun-off into a standalone business DESIGNER IP who handle registration, enforcement, sale and acquisition in-house and for third-parties. 

01 December 2013 - Sees 3X DISTRIBUTORS merge with our recently launched sister company UK READER PROMOTIONS who have already made great inroads into the reader offers market working not only with Daily Sport but also leading national media brands like Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday and Mail Shop.

27 March 2014 - Sees 3X GROUP purchase our second major brand when 3X TRAVEL acquired the entire travel assets of the Channel Island's largest and longest established tour operator PRESTON TRAVEL (CI) plus parent company PRESTON TRAVEL GROUP HOLDINGS and who had been established since 1960 and owned numerous other tour operators such as Jersey Travel Service, Guernsey Travel Service, Isle of Man Travel Service, Isles of Scilly Travel Service, Isle of Wight Travel, Peltours, Longwood Holidays, One Step Holidays, Med Beach Holidays & Value Breaks.

01 June 2014 3X TRAVEL merges with PRESTON HOLIDAYS and is re-branded PRESTON HOLIDAYS to further cement our growing position with in the Jersey and Guernsey holiday market with just a handful of operators left in the market since we launched in 2003.

20 January 2015 - Sees PRESTON HOLIDAYS strengthen their core holidays business by adding the established HOLIDAYS FIRST brand to their portfolio.

10 May 2017 - Sees 3X TELECOM acquire hosting business VALEN and add hosting to our growing offering.

10 April 2020 - Yet another milestone for the 3X GROUP as we celebrate 20 years of business and continue to grow and both acquire and launch new businesses across the group.

05 June 2022 - Sees PRESTON HOLIDAYS add a raft established tour operator brands adding ACE LEISURECARE, BREAKS4LESS, BRITISH TRAVEL SERVICE, HOLIDAY CITY SUPERSTORE, KWIK TRAVEL and TRAVELCALL to thier existing stable of well known travel brands.

03 September 2021 - Sees PRESTON HOLIDAYS acquire and amalgamate the Travelsmith, FlyJersey, FlyGuernsey, Alderney Holidays, Islanders Holidays and Jersey&Guernsey brands following the closure of rival operator TRAVELSMITH in July 2021.

26 January 2022 - Sees PRESTON HOLIDAYS acquire ITC GROUP TRAVEL a leading UK package holiday wholesaler to UK Coach Operators and Group Tour Organisers and expand into the Group Tours market.

01 April 2022 - Sees PRESTON HOLIDAYS launch the IRELAND TRAVEL SERVICE brand as a Channel Islands outbound direct-sell tour operator offering FlyDirect breaks from Jersey and Guernsey to Dublin.

01 August 2022 - We officially launch 3X INNS a Channel Islands based Pubco to acquire Jersey and Guernsey based freehold hospitality sites to either re-brand under one of our in-house hospitality concepts or lease to existing tenants on a tied supply deal with one of our leading brewery partners.

01 February 2023 - Sees the 3X GROUP acquire a 24.9% stake in FAWNSTARS a new breed in content creator platform with deals to supply Numbering Solutions, Ready-made Premium Rates Services, Ready-made SMS Services, Payments and Online Dating via 3X TELECOM.

03 March 2023 - Sees 3X INNS make their first acquisition in Jersey the Gloster Vaults pub in St.Helier adjacent to Jersey's famous Opera House from Liberation Group the Channel Islands leading brewing and pubco.

01 May 2023 - Sees the re-launch of 3X FINANCE as the Online Payments business of 3X TELECOM offering a vast array of payment services through a number of operators including Online Payments, Open Banking, Crypto Payments, Carrier Billing, Reverse Billing and more. And will soon be adding a range of Pre-Paid Credit and Debit Cards to major content creator platforms to enable faster and more secure outpayments to creators.

23 May 2023 - Sees 3X GROUP venture into the world of Sports Promotion and Management with the launch of 3X BOXING a brand new promotional outfit to promote both professional and influencer boxing across the UK and Europe.

20 July 2023 - Sees 3X GROUP go back to our founders roots and venture into the Amusement Industry with the launch of 3X AMUSEMENTS to acquire and operate Amusments Machines, AGC's (Adult Gaming Centres) & FEC's (Family Entertainment Centres) in the UK and Channel Islands.

24 July 2023 - Sees 3X BOXING obtain a boxing promoters and managers license from the Professional Boxing Association (PBA) who globally are the main licensing body for all the Infulencer & Crossover Bouts around the world.



3X Telecom - PRS - SMS - Telephone ServicesLeading providers of non-geographical telephone numbers, ready-made Premium Rate Services, SMS Services & Payments Solutions to the UK & Irish markets since 2000.


Preston Holidays | Channel Islands Tour OperatorThe largest & longest established tour operator to the Channel Islands est.1960, that following the acquisition of the assets of PTGH in early 2014 merged with 3X Travel.


3X DISTRIBUTORS - Publishing & Distribution
3X Distributors

3X TELECOM - Telecoms, SMS, Premium  Rate & Mobiles

3X Telecom

3X MEDIA - PR, Marketing, Media Buying & Web Development

3X Media
3X TRAVEL - Direct-Sell Tour Operators
3X Travel
3X BET - iGaming 
3X Bet
3X FINANCE -  Online Payments
3X Finance
3X INNS - Channel Islands Pub Company 
3X Inns
3X BOXING - Sport Promotion & Management
3X Boxing
3X AMUSEMENTS - Amusement Machines, AGC & FEC Operators
3X Amusements

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