Luxury tour operator Beachcomber Tours has appointed Chris Gilbert as its managing director.
Mike Edwards is stepping down from the position after seven years to become a director of the company and focus on strategy.
Gilbert has previously worked for airlines including British Caledonian, American Airlines and Air Mauritius as well as Thomas Cook and One&Only Resorts. He has been working at Beachcomber Hotels since 2007.
He said: “Beachcomber is a highly successful and profitable operator that delivers excellent service to the many travel agents that book with the company. I am confident that Beachcomber Tours will remain a market leader to the destinations of Mauritius and the Seychelles”.