The Holiday Franchise Company has expanded its team with the appointment of Jordan Luxton as marketing manager and Chris Storey as training executive.

The company offers packages for those looking to create bonded online travel agencies, and is backed by agency Holidaysplease.

Storey, who previously worked for Lightfoot Travel and Trailfinders, said: “I am absolutely thrilled to start with The Holiday Franchise Company.

“I cannot wait to start using my experience to help train and develop franchisees.”

Luxton, who used to work for cruise.co.uk and JTA Travel, will oversee the company’s social media, website and marketing.

He said: “I am really excited to join The Holiday Franchise Company to help develop and maintain their marketing and pass on my knowledge to the franchisees to help grow their businesses to their fullest potential.”

Joanne Aldridge, head of franchise, said: “During such a challenging time for the industry we are proud we have been able to create new opportunities.

“Jordan and Chris are a fantastic addition to the team and are already making an impact on the business. We will continue to grow our business sustainably, to ensure we maintain a personalised experience and close partnership with our franchisees.”