Abercrombie & Kent unveils new UK trade sales chief
Abercrombie & Kent has appointed Jennifer Charlton as senior vice-president of trade sales and business development for the UK and EMEA.
The trade sales appointment is one of several unveiled by parent company A&K Travel Group for its Abercrombie & Kent and Crystal brands across its global markets.
Charlton joins from Amex GBT, where she led the supplier partnership teams in EMEA and APAC and the global digital media team, in addition to leading M&E global supplier strategy and working with the company’s M&A team.
Other global appointments include Glen Rothe, who joins Crystal as vice-president of trade sales, based in Florida, from Norwegian Cruise Line.
Marett Taylor, A&K chief sales officer, said: “It’s an incredibly exciting time at A&K Travel Group. With strong forward bookings and a record year of 2023 sales, the successful relaunch of Crystal, and an amazing group of new sales leaders, we are poised for great success.
“We remain dedicated to our travel advisor community and equipping our sales teams to deliver the highest level of service. We have robust plans to expand educational opportunities, invest in sales and marketing resources, and offer other initiatives to help our trade partners grow their businesses.”