Blue Cube Travel has appointed Sumit Gupta as Head of Client & Supplier Management. His extensive background in the leisure and corporate travel industry spans 18 years in diverse sales, operational and technology roles in India and the UK, particularly in the hotel sector. His career includes seven years with global hotel solutions specialist HRS Group, latterly as Head of Regional Sales & Account Management - UK, Ireland and Northern Europe.
In the newly-created role at Blue Cube, Gupta assumes responsibility for the management and strategic direction of the TMC’s supplier relations, account management and MICE business from Bex Deadman, who was recently promoted to Managing Director.
He will also represent Blue Cube as a member of the Business Travel Association’s Hotel & Apartment Strategy Group.
Bex Deadman, Managing Director, Blue Cube Travel commented: “I am delighted that Sumit has joined Blue Cube taking over responsibility for this area of our business. His knowledge of the hotel sector, supplier relations and account management will be invaluable in supporting our expansion and driving new processes.”
Sumit Gupta added: “I’m excited to join Blue Cube as it is such a well-respected, successful and dynamic independent travel management company. I am looking forward to working closely with our account managers to redefine and enhance our account management offering, as well as supporting the sales department in growing Blue Cube’s client portfolio."