Published on Thursday, August 25, 2011
Travelocity Global has named Isabelle Ratinaud as managing director of Holiday Autos.
Ratinaud starts her new role on September 1 and replaces Stuart Nassos who left in July 2011.
She joins from Monster UK and Ireland where she was previously marketing director and before that was Opodo's European marketing director.
At Holiday Autos she will be responsible for managing the direct channel, new market and web development plus driving all aspects of marketing including digital, brand, PR, CRM and trade marketing.
Holiday Autos CEO Alistair Rodger said: "Isabelle's wealth of experience gained in the online travel sector, coupled with her understanding of growing an online brand makes her the ideal person to lead our global b2c organisation to its next stage of growth.
"She also brings strong international experience having previously been located in the US, Germany and France. I'm delighted that she's joining us at such a pivotal and exciting time for the brand."
by Bev Fearis
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The recent insolvency of Low Cost Travel Group, one of the large players in the travel industry had a big impact on the travelers, hotels and all related players from both wholesale & retail arms. There were about 27,000 people on a holiday who had booked through the company comprised of a €200 million wholesale arm and €500 million OTA / retail arm.