TheTrainline today announced the appointment of James McGill as Distribution Manager with immediate effect. James will take full responsibility for delivering cost value and business efficiency through managing the relationship between TheTrainline and Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Business Travel International, and Omega World Travel.
James will be responsible for developing relationships with Corporate Self Booking Tool (SBT) providers integratation Trainline UK online rail booking capability into their respective booking tools.
James began his career in the travel industry at Virgin Atlantic and spent four years managing trade marketing and expanding the e-commerce online direct booking proposition into international markets. Prior to TheTrainline James worked as Senior Marketing Manager, International Markets for Cedant, Travel Distribution Services.
Commenting on his new role, James says: “This is a really exciting opportunity for me to move into a rapidly expanding and forward thinking company. I aim to enhance TheTrainline’s relationship with TMCs and SBT providers by improving upon service provision and drive forward our business strategy by increasing adoption rates in this area.”
Adrian Watts, Sales Director at TheTrainline, says: “I am delighted to welcome James into the sales team as distribution manager. His in-depth knowledge of corporate self booking tools will prove incredibly valuable in maintaining customer satisfaction. We have very ambitious plans for the future of which James will play an integral part.”