Directline holidays has appointed former Global Travel Group director Andy Claridge as director of sales and operations.
Claridge will be based in the Croydon head office of Directline, one of the UK’s leading online travel agents claiming over two million visitors to its sites every month.
Prior to joining Directline he was operations, purchasing and product director with Global Travel Group.
He has also held senior and board level positions with other travel companies including Cosmos and The Magic Travel Group.
Maria Whiteman, chief executive Directline Holidays, said: “Andy’s skills in growing client bases combined with his board-level experience of delivering successful operational and sales strategies means that we can look forward to further increasing our visitor numbers, sales turnover and net profit.”