BookaBed has appointed Emma Male as regional sales manager for the south of England.

Male joins from Hoppa, formerly known as A2B Transfers, where she spent seven years – most recently as head of sales and account manager.

Previously, she has held roles at Travelbargains, Medhotels and lastminute.com.

She will start her role at the bed bank on September 10.

Karl Tyrrell, managing director at Bookabed said: “Emma is joining us at the perfect time to help increase our distribution and to push our ever-increasing exclusive rates, direct contracts and connections to the major hotel chains to the trade.”

Male added: “I am excited to start a new challenge and delighted to be joining a great company with a fantastic team at BookaBed. I am looking forward to helping the company grow further and bring in new business from key agents, using my years of experience and contacts.”