Pitchup.com pegs down two new online travel specialists
May 9 2012 Posted by Lewis Shields
Pitchup.com is expanding its team with the appointment of two online travel specialists, Gemma Chase and Barbara Cummings, as B2C and B2B marketing managers.
Gemma Chase is responsible for B2C marketing and brings more than twelve years' experience in the travel industry to the new role, with a wealth of online experience working for large e-tailers and smaller start-ups. Gemma has previously worked for Tui, lastminute.com, Teletext, and more recently with Take the Family.
Barbara Cummings will be responsible for B2B marketing, including adding to Pitchup.com's extensive list of more than 200 bookable sites. Barbara is a specialist in online distribution for SMEs in the travel industry, and has more than ten years’ experience working at HomeAway and with travel start-ups.
Dan Yates, Managing Director of Pitchup.com says: "We are rapidly growing – following our recently announced addition of Haven, Parkdean, Park Resorts and Park Holidays' listings, we now have more than 200 sites available to book. Gemma and Barbara’s expert knowledge of the online travel market during this exciting period of expansion will prove invaluable for Pitchup.com."
Winner of the Travel Journalists’ Award for Best UK Travel Website of the Year at the British Travel Press Awards 2011 and Best Travel Information Site at the 2010 Travolution awards, Pitchup.com is the most comprehensive website in the camping and caravanning sector. Launched in July 2009, the site features 5,000 campsites and holiday parks in the UK and Ireland, including many in hard-to-find locations. The website enables users to search and book using more than 80 search criteria to fine-tune their holiday requirements, and features mapping technology to make getting there simple too. The site also lists accommodation near nine National Parks, hundreds of beaches, 17 World Heritage Sites and the main UK festivals and can view nearby Good Pub Guide pubs, National Trust properties and National Cycle Network routes. Website owners can also add custom Pitchup.com listings to their site.
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