PRESS RELEASE

CONSULTANCY EXPANDS IN NORTH AMERICA WITH SENIOR LEADER

Senior Appointment on East Coast, USA

New York, Tuesday 20th June 2017: Festive Road, the world’s leading travel and meetings engagement consultancy, has announced the appointment of a new senior industry consultant to work alongside existing North American lead, Ms Lora Ellis.

Ms Kim Castro is a long tenured industry veteran, known for her deep functional and technical knowledge of the industry. Having spent many years in leadership roles for both mega and regional TMC’s as well as a consultant, Kim is a keen advocate of industry disruption and brings a wealth of knowledge on “how things work” to the FESTIVE ROAD team.

Managing partner Caroline Strachan said of the appointment, “We are seeing an increasing demand for our services in North America and have found someone who is both completely aligned with our brand and relevant to the needs of our time. Kim joins us with a unique, deep functional, technical knowledge to help the value chain adapt to industry changes across distribution, business processes and data capabilities. She has an incredible appetite for change and lives by the FESTIVE ROAD values of credible, committed and creative.”

The company also stated that Ms Ellis & Ms Castro will both be in attendance with the full FESTIVE ROAD team as they exhibit for the first time at the GBTA Convention in July.

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About Festive Road

Festive Road helps companies grow through better engagement. Headed by Business Travel Thought Leaders Paul Tilstone & Caroline Strachan, together with their network of international associates, they provide engagement, strategy, insights and event services. The Festive Road team has been recognised multiple times in prominent industry leader lists and industry awards as leading lights in the global business travel market since 2007.

www.festive-road.com

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