- Torquay, GB
- £7 /hr
- Available now
Until my recent retirement I managed a muti-national travel and marketing sales representation company based in London representing various entities within the USA travel trademore...Until my recent retirement I managed a muti-national travel and marketing sales representation company based in London representing various entities within the USA travel trade such as regional USA destinations (cities/individual states/areas within states); regional USA airlines; hotel groups (five star. mid-market and budget operators); car rental groups and resorts.
We provided our USA clients with a number of travel trade related services within the UK and in various other oveseas markets including
-travel trade and UK consumer exhibition stand design, construction and staffing;
-travel trade USA destination familiarization tour organisation and coordination;
-collateral direct mail sales material design, packaging and distribution;
-client contacts list maintenance;
-individual (to travel trade and consumers) and bulk travel brochure distribution;
-personal sales calls to and telephone sales coverage of UK and overseas based tour organisers and key retailers;
-advertising creative development, scheduling, placement and tracking;
-computerised hotel, resort and car rental reservations and information services;
-sales/visitor tracking and reporting;
-UK and overseas tour operator brochure analysis and reporting;
-client related market developments/strategy updates.
Prior to starting the representation company I spent fifteen years with USA (Atlanta) based Delta Air Lines, Inc. serving in various marketing positions the most recent being Marketing Manager-Europe, Middle East and Africa, based in London. In this capacity I was responsible for coordinatg area marketing and sales, advertising, corporate affairs, finance, properties, legal matters and human resources.
Area Covered: Available to travel UK-wide
Work Experience Summary: My work experience is as described in "About My Services", above. I will gladly provide further details concerning past clients or specifics concerning the services I have provided.
If yours is a UK or USA based travel related entity, product or service and you require overseas travel marketing assistance or advice from someone whoffering considerable experience in the field I would be pleased to discuss your requirements at your convenience!
Education Summary: I have a BSc (Marketing) degree from Springhill College (Brothers of the Sacred Heart - Jesuit university), Mobile, AL, USA.
ex-Managing Director-Travel Marketing