Saga announces Managing Director appointed to its tour operating division

Monday 5 October 2015

Saga Travel has today announced the appointment of Jeannette Linfoot as managing director for Saga’s Tour Operating Division. This is a newly created role and Jeannette joins Saga on 1st December having previously been managing director, Emerging Markets for TUI Travel.

Saga announces Managing Director appointed to its tour operating division

Jeannette will be responsible for all of Saga’s tour operating brands:  Saga Holidays, Titan and Destinology and will report to Saga Travel's chief executive, Andrew Strong.   

Andrew Strong, CEO of Saga Travel commented,  “This is an exciting time for Saga Travel with our ambitious plans for growth and I am delighted that we have attracted someone of Jeannette calibre to join us to drive the strategic development of our tour operations. Her appointment builds on the outstanding quality and capability of the existing management team. We have been steadily growing and extending the reach of our travel businesses and we are sure to go from strength-to-strength.”

Jeannette Linfoot said, “I’m thrilled and delighted to be joining Saga Travel. With fantastic diverse brands including Saga Holidays, Titan and Destinology - and serving such a discerning and growing population, great opportunities lie ahead.  I’m passionate about travel and service and am really looking forward to building on the expertise of the team and the wonderful range of products they have created.”

Jeannette has a wealth of travel experience; prior to her current role with TUI, Jeannette spent a number of years as product director at First Choice and Head of Product at Thomas Cook. In addition to a further eight years at TUI earlier in her career, Jeannette was also a Government Economist

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