Former Expedia managing director for northern Europe Andy Washington has joined Chinese OTA trip.com as general manager for Europe.
Washington has been out of travel since July when he left Groupon, where he was vice president for travel and experiences and spent almost two years having left Culture Trip.
Prior to that he was chief executive of B2C travel at dnata, overseeing brands like leading OTA Travel Republic and Netflights.
Washington’s career in travel gores back to 1997 when he started as a trade marketing manager with Rank Holidays and he went on to senior roles at Cosmos, lastminute.com and Thomas Cook.
In June 2011, Washington joined Expedia as managing director northern Europe before having his role expanded to include ebookers EMEA in 2016.