Leading global luxury travel network, Virtuoso®, has appointed Katie Nodland as Business Development Manager, Asia Pacific, responsible for supporting the group’s travel agency members throughout Australia and New Zealand. In this new, full-time, role Katie will be responsible for servicing Virtuoso members in the region, assisting them with maximizing the benefits of the Virtuso brand and providing ongoing training and sales support.
Michael Londregan, Managing Director, Virtuoso Asia Pacific said: “As we continue to experience growth in the higher-end of the travel market, we need to support our members with specialist staff who are equipped to ensure Virtuoso maintains its position as the most powerful network in the luxury travel segment. Katie brings to the organisation a wealth of experience in developing markets and supporting agency partners.
“In addition, her international experience, having lived and worked in the United States and South America and her past experience in luxury travel, will be of great benefit as we expand the Virtuoso network into Asia over the next twelve months.”
With a degree from the University of Iowa in Business Administration, Nodland comes to Virtuso from leading luxury travel consultancies dm AFRICA, dm ASIA and JG Black Book in New York.