Danny Giles is to join luxury expedition operator Ponant as the company’s business development manager for the north, Scotland and Ireland
Giles has previously held roles with Riviera Travel, Silversea and Hurtigruten.
He starts with Ponant from February 21 and will report into Nabil Maillard, the line’s sales director for the UK, Ireland and developing markets.
Vladislav Saveliev will continue as Ponant’s sales manager for the south and midlands while Stephen Winter remains international sales director for the UK and EMEA.
After having been made redundant during the pandemic, Giles launched Travel Industry Recruitment Opportunities, a Facebook page dedicated to helping out of work colleagues get hired.