An Australia and New Zealand specialist has joined Flight Centre from rival Trailfinders.
Leanne Broutta was responsible for managing Trailfinders’ Australasia product.
She has worked her way up from a travel consultant during her nine years in the travel industry.
Broutta becomes a ‘destination owner’ for Flight Centre, working closely with the company’s product teams as well as contacts in destination.
Her role involves developing the agency’s Journeys and Escapes tailormade ranges.
Broutta said: I’ve travelled extensively through Australasia and am looking forward to using my broad knowledge of the destination in my new role.”
Product director, Mick Heitzinger, added: “It’s so exciting to have Leanne joining us. As the world’s number one travel retailer to Australia, it’s vital that our destination knowledge is second to none and Leanne’s fantastic experience certainly fits the bill.”