Emma Taylor has been named as commercial and trade partnerships manager for Protected Trust Services.
She joins from Faremine where she was national account manager for two years and previously sales manager at Tauck.
Taylor will be responsible for maintaining commercial negotiations with existing partners and also increasing its portfolio of suppliers for members.
She said: “My experience in both retail and tour operating will ensure we continue to grow and build strong relationships with existing suppliers which in turn strengthens our position in the market.”
PTS commercial director Mark Sutton said: “I am delighted to bring Emma to the team. Her experience in key areas of the industry will be invaluable to our rapidly expanding business and our members.“It is a fantastic appointment and one that will ensure PTS will maintain and establish very strong partnerships in the future.
PTS managing director Daniel Landen added: “Emma was the perfect choice to join our team and we are confident her extensive experience and expertise will develop our trade relationships and partnerships even further. Our members are very excited that Emma is joining the PTS team.
“PTS’ growth has been substantial over the past three years and Covid-19 has accelerated us even further.
“Travel businesses are looking for control, financial protection for both their consumers and their business, complete transparency and support – all of which PTS offers.
“PTS is fast becoming the leading trust solution in the UK and as we are the only trust provider to reconcile monies daily we are truly the only solution that allows travel business to control their business in real time.”