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Global Travel Collection UK strengthens senior leadership team with internal promotions

  • Global Travel Collection
  • Jason Oshiokpekhai
  • Francesca Mendola

Global Travel Collection UK (GTC UK), a division of Internova Travel Group, unites a collection of luxury brands, including Colletts Travel, Protravel International, Tzell Travel Group and Scotia Travel.

LONDON – Global Travel Collection UK (GTC UK) announces the expansion of leadership roles within the company. Jason Oshiokpekhai will take on an expanded role as the Senior Vice President, Advisor Success, for Global Travel Collection in the UK and US, in addition to his current position as Managing Director for GTC UK, while Francesca Mendola will assume the role of Vice President, GTC UK.

Oshiokpekhai joined the company in 2016, with over 18 years of experience in the travel industry. He oversaw the transition of Travel Leaders UK to Global Travel Collection UK. Under his leadership, a strategic restructuring has been engineered to ensure delivery of high-quality shared services to GTC UK’s diverse clientele.

In his new capacity, Oshiokpekhai will be responsible for overseeing the recently launched Advisor Success Organisation (ASO) which is purpose-built to provide comprehensive support to GTC’s valued advisors. His focus will be in driving growth, business consultation, expanding corporate sales, increasing advisor revenue, and implementing tools and resources to help advisors diversify their independent businesses.

Mendola will continue to oversee Corporate Account Management, Advisor Success, Business Development, Advisor Recruitment, Supplier Relations, and PR & Marketing teams in the UK. Her elevated role will include supporting business growth and retention for GTC UK Advisors across entertainment, leisure and corporate travel markets as well as managing the day-to-day business.

Angie Licea, President of Global Travel Collection said: “Jason and Francesca have contributed significantly to the growth of Global Travel Collection over the years and have been integral to the establishment and advancement of the Advisor Success Organisation. In their elevated roles, we are excited for the even stronger synergy between our US and UK divisions, and a greater sense of collaboration across the business. We remain dedicated to supporting our independent travel advisors to deliver the highest levels of service.”

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