Athens, Greece. 22 February 2016: Travelport (TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform, announces the appointment of Helen Katsiadaki as Sales Manager for Greece, with immediate effect. Ms. Katsiadaki, formerly Senior New Business Development Manager for Greece, will now lead both of Travelport’s commercial functions in Greece – New Business Development and Account Management. She will continue to report into Leonidas Zotos, General Manager for Greece, Cyprus and Israel.
As former Senior New Business Development Manager for Greece for nine years, Ms. Katsiadaki has played an instrumental role in enabling the growth of Travelport’s Travel Commerce Platform in the country. Before joining Travelport in 2007, she was Key Account Manager of Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, and one of the first commercial airlines established in the Middle East.
Ms. Katsiadaki’s commercial and industry experience within the Greek travel community spans over 28 years and she previously held sales roles at organisations such as TWA, Cronus Airlines, and Hellas Jet.
Leonidas Zotos, Travelport’s General Manager for Greece, Cyprus and Israel, said:“Following Helen’s appointment as Sales Manager for Greece, both of our commercial functions, New Business Development and Account Management, will be working even closer together to meet the growth expectations of our customers. With her deep understanding of the needs of our travel agency customers and her supportive approach, Helen will take us to the next step of our mission to redefine travel commerce in Greece together.”
Helen Katsiadaki added:“Travelport has identified Greece as a key growth country so I’m looking forward to fully embracing my new role and making the most of this opportunity. I’m also proud to be leading such a strong team which will continue to help the Greek travel industry achieve ambitious goals for the future.”
About Travelport (www.travelport.com)
Travelport is a Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment, mobile and other solutions for the global travel and tourism industry. With a presence in approximately 180 countries, over 3,700 employees, and an additional 1,200 employees at IGT Solutions Private Ltd who provide us with application development services, our 2015 net revenue was over $2.2 billion.
Travelport is comprised of:
- A Travel Commerce Platform through which it facilitates travel commerce by connecting the world’s leading travel providers with online and offline travel buyers in a proprietary business-to-business (B2B) travel marketplace. Travelport has a leadership position in airline merchandising, hotel content and rate distribution, mobile travel commerce and a pioneering B2B payment solution that addresses the needs of travel intermediaries to efficiently and securely settle travel transactions.
- Technology Services through which it provides critical IT services to airlines, such as shopping, ticketing, departure control and other solutions, enabling them to focus on their core business competencies and reduce costs.
Travelport is headquartered in Langley, U.K. The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and trades under the symbol “TVPT”.