New Product Director for alpharooms.com
John Drysdale has joined the online travel agent alpharooms.com as their new Product Director, from LogiTravel.
With 30 years in the travel industry, Drysdale has returned from Spain to take on this new challenge. His career includes positions at Grand Circle Corporation, First Choice Holidays and Airtours.
He will be responsible for increasing the direct buying within alpharooms.com and will be working closing with the product and contract teams to develop this area of the business.
On joining alpharooms.com John Said: “This was just too good an opportunity to pass up. I’m joining a great team of people at alpharooms.com, one of the best known brands in the online travel sector.
There is great scope for growth and my role, and that of my team, is to improve our in-house buying which will in turn give us the competitive edge we need in order to power that growth.”
Jamie Shuker, managing director at alpharooms.com, said: “We are pleased to welcome John on board. He will be working with our strong product team to secure the best deals ensuring that we are always offering the best prices to our customers.”
As a member of the board he will be working closely with the other Directors to increase sales and product in new, emerging markets over the next few months.
NOTES TO EDITORS
Sheffield local, Jason Fry, started the company 13 years ago and currently has over 100 employees and continue to grow with the competitive travel industry.
What we do
Our holiday site offers customers the choice of over 200,000 hotel and apartments worldwide, flights, holidays and a whole host of holiday extras. To give alpharooms.com customers peace of mind we have a UK – based call center which is open 7 days a week and we are registered with ATOL and ABTA. Alpharooms.com
Awarded Bronze at the British Travel Awards for Best online hotel booking company, and Silver for Best flights booking company.