AE Expeditions, part of Aurora Expeditions, has expanded its team with the appointment of a new senior business development manager.
Andrew Tait, who was previously at Inside Travel Group, will help develop industry relationships, establish new partnerships, and identify opportunities with indirect channels, as well as offering sales training and agency support.
He will work closely with Katie Harber, business development manager, Karen Hollands, sales support executive.
Jos Dewing, managing director, EMEA, AE Expeditions, commented, “Andrew is known in the industry for being enthusiastic and passionate about travel, and alongside his excellent personal and presentation skills, I am sure he will be a great asset to the UK and greater Aurora team”.
Tait said: “Customer satisfaction and relationship building are of paramount importance to the team at AE Expeditions. Alongside the highly experienced EMEA sales team, I will use my skills and experience in stakeholder management, and my passion for nature and the natural world, to grow our market share in a trustworthy, reliable and solid manner.”
Dewing added: “For more than 30 years Aurora Expeditions has been driven by a pioneering spirit, and a clear perspective on travelling with a purpose. We warmly welcome Andrew to our UK team and look forward to highlighting the need to travel responsibly, conserving and protecting the fragile oceans of the world and doing what AE Expeditions does best, which is to offer authentic, small ship adventures, in the company of responsible and knowledgeable experts.”