Manda ChurchillTotally Travel, the parent company of 1st4Cruising, has announced managing director Kevin Ivie will step down while Manda Churchill is to join from Tui Travel.

Churchill will take on all the commercial responsibilities while chairman Harry Goodman will combine that role with that of Chief Executive.

Ivie will continue working for Totally from March but on a part time basis during a handover period.

Goodman said: “I would like to thank Kevin for his hard work and dedication over the last four years. 

And of Churchill’s appointment he added: “We are delighted that she is going to work with us.

“She will be taking over all commercial aspects of the company including call centre; marketing and website content for 1st4cruising; Cruise & Stay and Totally Worldwide. 

“Manda has extensive cruise and tour operating experience which will significantly strengthen our team going forward.”

Ivie said: “I have enjoyed my time over the last four years at Totally Travel in what has been a challenging economic environment. 

“I will work closely with Harry and Manda over the next few months on a part time basis to ensure a smooth hand over of responsibilities”.