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New at World Journeys

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 16:00

Elly Wealthall has joined World Journeys as a travel designer, replacing Kirstin Dawson who leaves to pursue opportunities in Australia. Wealthall comes from a sales role with Trafalgar, and prior to that in the House of Travel adventure wholesale team.

SQ appointment in NZ

Friday, 13 February 2015 15:58

Shahreen Goodrick is the New Zealand manager marketing and alliances with Singapore Airlines.

Goodrick is responsible for developing and implementing the national marketing strategy leveraging Singapore Airlines’ relationships with alliance and trade partners.

Goodrick’s previous role was marketing executive alliances, coordinating all sales, strategy and marketing activity in Australia for Singapore Airlines’ alliances with Virgin Australia and Star Alliance.

New at Sofitel Bangkok

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 13:00

Chanelle Garvey has been appointed to the position of sales and marketing director at the Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit.

Garvey has spent the previous seven years directing the sales and marketing efforts at the Sofitel Brisbane Central and then the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila. She has a multi-segment background including running substantial MICE-related commercial operations.

Since breaking into the hospitality industry in 1991, Garvey has also worked for the Sheraton, Stamford and Radisson hotel chains.

Contiki's new sales executive

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 13:00

Bridget Upton has joined the team at Contiki, replacing Sam Morrah who has transferred to Contiki Australia.

Upton has been with Contiki for six years as a trip manager and also spent a year working with both Trafalgar and AAT Kings.

Macfarlane to Jucy

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 13:00

Global tourism group, JUCY has appointed Zoe Macfarlane to head of marketing.

With a strong tourism and insurance background, Macfarlane has recently held positions at Allianz Global Assistance and Marketing and 1Cover Travel Insurance.

She also over seven years in high level product management positions at GO Holidays, Adventure World and Travel Indochina.

Social media will be an important part of Macfarlane's portfolio. Currently JUCY has over 29,000 Facebook fans, 8,000 Twitter followers and nearly two million YouTube views.