The TWgroup has appointed Lucy Huxley as group editor.
Huxley is editor of Travel Trade Gazette and will join the TWgroup , which owns Travolution, Travel Weekly and online resource Gazetteers.com, in January 2010.
TWgroup chairman Clive Jacobs said: “I am delighted that Lucy has chosen to join our team. Lucy’s commitment, drive and professionalism over the past 12 years has taken her to the very top of her profession.
“This significant appointment marks our intention to further our position as the clear leader in travel and tourism information and communication.”
TWgroup chief executive Simon Ferguson said: “Lucy has an unrivalled reputation as an editor in the travel trade and her appointment signals the scale of our ambition. We are determined to stretch Travel Weekly’s lead, and to expand our overall position in the travel publishing market over the coming months.”
Lucy Huxley succeeds Karen Dempsey who is leaving the TWgroup at the end of November.