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New head of UK sales for FCM Travel Solutions

New head of UK sales for FCM Travel Solutions

FCM Travel Solutions has appointed Jason Dunderdale as head of UK Sales. He joins from car rental provider Sixt, where he has been head of travel sales, UK & Ireland, for the last three years.

British Airways pilots walk out on strike for first time

British Airways pilots walk out on strike for first time

Pilots represented by the British Airline Pilots Association at British Airways have begun a two-day strike. Pilots walked out at midnight in a dispute over pay and conditions – it is the first pilot strike in the history of the airline, which is celebrating its centenary this year.

Garner to lead Classic Collection Holidays

Garner to lead Classic Collection Holidays

Oliver Garner has been appointed chief executive of both Classic Collection Holidays and Classic Package Holidays - the online agent-only booking portal launched by On the Beach earlier this year.

VisitEngland encourages young Brits to holiday at home

VisitEngland encourages young Brits to holiday at home

VisitEngland has launched the next phase of its campaign to get more young Brits to take a short break at home with a series of new short films and images. VisitEngland statistics show that 16-to-34-year olds had the lowest growth across all age groups for taking holidays at home during the last decade, 2008 to 2018.

Botha appointed chief financial officer with Secret Escapes

Botha appointed chief financial officer with Secret Escapes

Secret Escapes Group has appointed Andy Botha to the role of chief financial officer. Botha, formerly group chief financial officer at ZPG, has over 17 years’ experience working with high growth digital, e-commerce and leisure businesses and is an experienced board level leader.