The travel and expense arm of Expedia group has taken on the commercial head of London’s Business Travel Show and Travel Technology Europe.
Sam Cande becomes UK country manager for Traveldoo, moving from the position of group commercial director for Centaur Media.
She is also the founder of Level women, a voluntary movement to support and develop women in business travel.
Cande will be responsible for UK sales and operations reporting to chief executive, Stéphane Donders.
“We have ambitious plans for Traveldoo as we move into 2018 and the appointment of a UK country manager was key in ensuring we achieve our goals,” Donders said.
“I am delighted that Sam is joining us, she has an excellent sales record and will play a pivotal role in continuing to grow our UK business.
“Traveldoo has a strong recruitment objective for 2018 and this role is part of our overall global recruitment drive to fill over 40 vacancies, with many positions including project management, account management, support and sales.”
Cande said: “The company has enjoyed an acceleration in growth and I look forward to helping to maximise this opportunity, taking the UK to the next level and positioning Traveldoo as a leader in T&E (travel and expense).
“I strongly believe in customer service, support and delivery and I look forward to working with our clients and my colleagues and being part of the next phase at Traveldoo.”