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Bursch Travel a 2017 Top 150 Workplace

Star Tribune names Bursch Travel a 2017 Top 150 Workplace

St Cloud , MN June 27, 2017—Bursch Travel has been named one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. A complete list of those selected is available at and will also be published in the Star Tribune Top Workplaces special section on Sunday, June 25.

Produced by the same team that compiles the 26-year-old Star Tribune 100 report of the best-performing public companies in Minnesota, Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions measuring engagement, organizational health and satisfaction.  The analysis included responses from over 69,000 employees at Minnesota public, private and nonprofit organizations.

The rankings in the Star Tribune Top 150 Workplaces are based on survey information collected by WorkplaceDynamics, an independent company specializing in employee engagement and retention.

Bursch Travel was ranked 53rd on the small company list.    

“This award is a credit to our hard-working employees” said company owner and president, Fred Bursch.  “My father started the company 61 years ago with the idea of sharing the success with members of his team.  As the company has grown we have never forgotten our roots.”

Star Tribune Publisher Michael J. Klingensmith said, “The companies in the
Star Tribune Top 150 Workplaces deserve high praise for creating the very best work environments in the state of Minnesota. My congratulations to each of these exceptional companies.” 

While the survey was completed by only the company’s Minnesota employees, Bursch Travel has 17 Upper Midwest locations in five states, including North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska and Wyoming.  The company has 12 locations in Minnesota.  For a complete listing click here.  To learn more about Bursch Travel click here


To qualify for the Star Tribune Top Workplaces, a company must have more than 50 employees in Minnesota. Over 2,000 companies were invited to participate. Rankings were composite scores calculated purely on the basis of employee responses.