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Fiona Foster Joins Innstant

Fiona Foster Joins Innstant

Innstant Travel, the online wholesale division of the Innstant Group, is to step up its drive and support for the trade with the appointment of Fiona Foster as Head of Operations.fiona 2 Darryl Ismail, Chief Executive, said: “We are very happy to welcome Fiona to our team and we believe that her proactive approach and strong management skills will make a great contribution to Innstant as we scale the business to the next milestones. “Fiona has extensive experience in the travel industry spanning 33 years and managing teams of up to 200 staff.  The industry experience includes areas such as the tour operating, dynamic packaging and accommodation-only sectors. Some of Fiona’s previous positions include Contact Centre Sales Manager in Thomas Cook, Head of Sales for the Budget Travel brand, and both Sales and Operations Director for the Budget Travelshops. “As part of her new role, Fiona will be responsible for implementing overall efficiency improvements, meeting agreed KPI’s, CRM management, and a strong focus in driving industry-leading service standards. Our aim is to be the industry’s favourite travel website.” Fiona added: “I am delighted to join the Innstant team as it is an innovative, tech savvy and fast growing company with an international dimension. I especially look forward to applying my experience and learning new skills in this challenging role, which has both a national and international client base. “Due to rapid expansion, one of my first tasks is to oversee the recruitment of additional staff for our CRM team here in Dublin and Australia. Anyone who believes in going the extra mile in offering exceptional customer services – please send me your CV at fiona@innstant.travel .” Innstant Travel offers in excess of 240,000 hotels and apartments worldwide, including global partners such as Hilton, IHG, Wyndham, Iberostar, Best Western and Riu Hotels, combined with thousands of transfers, theatre and sport tickets, tours and attractions worldwide. Agents can access Innstant Travel’s products, special offers and rates by visiting www.innstanttravel.com and completing the registration online or by contacting john.booty@innstanttravel.com

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Michael Flood is the Editor of Ireland's leading travel industry publication, Irish Travel Trade News. With more than 35 years experience, he has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and the travel and tourism world.

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