ORTG appoints new Business Development Manager
Siobhan East takes up new role overseeing business development in the Channel Islands.
Online Regional Travel Group (“ORTG”) announces that Siobhan East has been appointed Business Development Manager for ORTG focusing on the Channel Islands. Building upon the strong local brands of Bellingham Travel in Jersey and Wayfarers Travel in Guernsey, Siobhan will be developing and expanding the existing business portfolio both locally and globally.
Siobhan joins the company from a background in Media for the last fourteen years. She was previously at ITV Channel Television, part of ITV in Jersey and before that worked on the Jersey Evening Press. Her role will involve discussing with potential clients the advantages of using the ORTG business travel management solution; not only providing bespoke packages for clients but saving them time by arranging all the logistics therefore allowing them to focus on the reason for their trip.
ORTG is now very much seen as an IT specialist within the travel sector thanks to the way it has pioneered travel technology, delivering what the market demands before anyone else. It has a range of clients from small to large businesses and through its many regional brands it can cater for all business trips locally as well as globally.
Commenting on the appointment, Simon Goddard, Chief Executive of ORTG, said: “We are delighted to welcome Siobhan to the team. We have been looking to bolster our business development and her appointment means that we can drive growth in the business and expand our presence even more in both Guernsey and Jersey. Her focus will be on these markets and her local knowledge will help nurture and develop client relationships.”
“Being under the ORTG umbrella means that we can offer clients in the Channel Islands tailor-made travel solutions for their business tapping into other areas of expertise in the business as well as enabling us to provide discounted rates for all aspects of their itinerary through our agreements with trade only suppliers. We pride ourselves on being a one-stop shop for all business travel solutions, streamlining the booking process and saving precious time for the client.”
Siobhan East, Business Development Manager (Channel Islands), ORTG added: “I am thrilled to be joining ORTG. Wayfarers Travel and Bellingham Travel are both trusted brands locally and I look forward to continue building our business portfolio in this region.”
Business Development Manager (Channel Islands), ORTG
27 November 2015