youtravel.com has made three senior appointments ahead of its launch date, 28th October. Jenny Brydon joins as Commercial Director, having formerly held the position of Group Contracts Director at Holiday Autos, Keiran Tobin, formerly Head of Purchasing at Global Rooms, is appointed as Head of Purchasing Western Mediterranean together with George Papadopoulos, ex-Thomson Holidays, who is appointed Head of Purchasing Eastern Mediterranean.
youtravel.com goes live for bookings from the trade on 28th October 2006 and has launched its online resort accommodation-only service with an exciting competition, giving every agent who registers and makes a booking the chance to win a SMART Car.
Every individual agent who makes a booking will earn £10 cash per booking until 10th November and be entered into the youtravel.com SMART Car lottery draw. All bookings made between 28th October and 15th December will be entered into the lottery draw to win the car. The winner will be drawn on 16th December and the winner informed by youtravel.com by 20th December 2006.
Paul Riches, Sales and Marketing Director, says: “We plan to generate 85% of our business from the trade. To do that the youtravel.com proposition is key, as is offering the best commercial terms and a range of incentives and rewards to front line agents/staff that support us. Our launch promotion is a good example of the type of incentive we will offer the trade during forthcoming months.”