Trisept Solutions has named Barbara Buckridge vice president of sales and account management. In her new role, Buckridge will lead the sales efforts for all of Trisept Solutions’ products including its industry-leading dynamic packaging technology, Solutions by Trisept (SBT); travel agent vacation distribution solution, VAX VacationAccess®; and eMarketing services. Buckridge will also oversee the account management team to enhance current client relationships.
“Barbara is a great addition to our team. With her exceptional background and experience in the travel industry, she will be able to help us continue our rapid growth while delivering more value to our existing clients and customers,” said Bob LaCroix, senior vice president business planning and development.
Trisept Solutions is the global leader in leisure travel distribution technology providing a full spectrum of electronic distribution products, IT solutions, and eMarketing services. It provides airlines, hoteliers, and tour operators with vacation travel technology to dynamically package, market, and sell vacations via a variety of distribution channels.
VAX VacationAccess, Trisept Solutions’ travel agency web portal for vacations, is used by more than 50,000 travel agents nationwide to market, sell, book, and manage vacations, cruises, air and other travel components. Positioned as the “Travel Pro’s Best Friend,” VAX VacationAccess has one of the most powerful booking engines available and provides hundreds of timesaving reservation management tools and exceptional sales, marketing and educational features.
“I am looking forward to working with a company that is leading the leisure travel industry in technology,” said Buckridge. “The travel industry is exciting and dynamic, always changing and reinventing itself. Trisept Solutions’ cutting-edge technology is what this industry needs to stay flexible and competitive.”
Buckridge brings more than 25 years experience in the travel industry to Trisept Solutions. Most recently, she was Vice President of Travel Solutions at Orbitz, where she created a unit dedicated to developing new business lines. Prior to joining Orbitz, Buckridge managed strategic relationships with several top airlines for Sabre, Inc. and held senior level positions at American Airlines and Trans World Airlines.