Travel Counsellors appoint Supplier Relations Manager
Travel Counsellors are delighted to welcome Megan Larsen-Smith to the Melbourne team in the key role of Supplier Relations Manager.
Speaking of the senior role, Regional Managing Director Kaylene Shuttlewood said; “This is a new role that supports our goal to build strategic partnerships, with deeper engagement and greater recognition with key suppliers”. Megan’s role will own and drive the buying strategy for Travel Counsellors in Australia encompassing land, air and sea. She will work to leverage relationships to drive greater partnership opportunities for the business across sales, marketing, events and sponsorships. Megan will head up the Australian commercial team that includes product buyer Jason Bell-Davey, cruise executive Jane Tanti and product executive Ellie Miller.
Megan joins Travel Counsellors with over 15 years’ experience in the tourism industry. Her previous roles have covered wholesale, corporate TMC, hotel and airline – all sectors that are key elements within the Supplier Relations Manager role.
About Travel Counsellors
Founded in 1994, Travel Counsellors is the world’s largest home-based travel company with over 1,800 self-employed travel consultants and a global support team of over 400 staff. The company is headquartered in Manchester U.K, with operations in Australia, Belgium, Ireland, the Netherlands, South Africa and the United Arab Emirates. Travel Counsellors Australia Pty Ltd. was established in 2007. Today, nearly 150 Travel Counsellors run their own travel business from home with the support of a Melbourne based Head Office. Travel Counsellors Australia is proud to be a full member of IATA and AFTA and is accredited with ATAS and CLIA.