1 November 2022, London Marriott Hotel County Hall
21 November 2022, Hilton London Metropole
12 December 2022, etc.venues Monument, London
Meon Valley's Julian Munsey (top) and Clyde Travel's Wayne Durkin (bottom)
Meon Valley Travel has appointed Julian Munsey as the company’s new sales director to drive strategic business growth in 2021 and beyond.
Munsey, a twenty-plus year veteran of the travel management industry, joins from Reed & Mackay where he held the position of senior manager, strategy & consulting. Prior to this and R&M’s acquisition of Hillgate Travel, Munsey was Hillgate’s head of sales.
James Beagrie, Meon Valley Travel’s founder & managing director commented, “Munsey has an exceptional track record in both sales and account management and will join our board to further develop these respective functions and to drive both business retention and growth.”
Munsey said, “I genuinely believe that now is the right time to look forward. It is the right time to be positive and the right time for us, as an industry, to start to collectively rebuild.”
Meanwhile, Clyde Travel Management has announced the appointment of Wayne Durkin as sales manager.Durkin joins Clyde Travel with over 25 years’ experience working in the marine and corporate travel industry, including a number of years working in commercial roles at Griffin Marine Travel.Durkin said, "Clyde Travel is a company I have always respected as they have such a great reputation for quality within the marketplace. I am really pleased to be joining at such an exciting time for the business and I am looking forward to working with Mel, Paul and the team to help bring their growth plans to life."
Clyde Travel Management and Meon Valley Travel were at numbers 24 and 28 respectively in last year's leading 50 TMCs.