Great Rail Journeys has appointed Lindsay Dixon as head of trade sales.
Dixon has joined the escorted rail specialist operator from Disney Destinations International, where she was business development manager. Previously, she worked for companies including Neilson Active Holidays, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and First Choice Holidays.
She takes responsibility for the company’s two brands: Great Rail Journeys and Rail Discoveries. Her key focus is to develop more sales through the trade by working closely with trade partners.
She said: “I’m really excited about the scope of the role, especially building on the strong relationships GRJ has established. I’ll be supporting our partners to increase their escorted group rail tours sales.”
Alex Roberts, group marketing and sales director, added: “ I’m thrilled that Lindsay has joined GRJ to lead the next phase of growth through the trade. Our partnerships across the industry are hugely important and continue to deliver impressive growth”.