Jane Bolton has joined Sandals Resorts as head of commercial for Unique Vacations (UK). In this newly-created role Bolton will be responsible for corporate commercial strategies for Sandals, Beaches and Grand Pineapple Beach resorts to increase revenue from the UK and Europe. She joins from Group Promotions Limited where she was head of product for four years.
Jean-Marc Flambert has been named as vice president sales and marketing for UK and Europe at the Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority. Flambert will join the current UK team in London initially focusing on a strategic plan and engaging with trade partners including the 19 hotels that have a UK presence. Flambert has previously represented St Lucia, Sri Lanka and Haiti in the UK.
Nick Pilbeam has been appointed travel divisional director at Reed Exhibitions. Pilbeam replaces Richard Mortimore who has been promoted to chief executive of Reed Exhibitions UK. Pilbeam has spent most of his career at IAG first at British Airways then at Avios, leading the loyalty programme’s expansion.
Vasu Raja has been promoted to the position of vice president of international revenue management with American Airlines. He first joined the company in 2004 and has held a variety of sales and planning roles including, most recently, managing director of international revenue management.