Beachcomber appoints new managing director

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”.


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