Accommodation wholesaler Travellanda has appointed Vikki Barclay as marketing manager.
Barclay will be responsible for raising the profile of the company on a global scale, organising trade shows and events around the world and working closely with the product manager and sales team to communicate deals to Travellanda partners.
Denise Atkinson, head of sales and marketing, said: “I am absolutely delighted that we have succeeded in recruiting Vikki. I have known her for many years and, in addition to being a highly experienced marketing and communications professional, I have always been impressed with her energy, enthusiasm and organisational abilities. I have every confidence that she will make an immediately positive impact on the way Travellanda is promoted and presented.”
Barclays joins Travellanda from JacTravel, where she helped the brand through initiatives such as events and promotions to internal communications and PR. Before JacTravel, she spent a decade working for Cadbury Schweppes, followed by a six-month sabbatical travelling the world.
She said: “I know a number of people who work at the company and I like and respect all of them. Travellanda has done fantastically well in a relatively short period of time and most importantly, it has a genuine passion for the things that make a real difference in travel wholesaling: highly competitive prices, delivered on line by state of the art IT and personal service from a team of people who are passionate about making work enjoyable for staff and trade customers alike.”