Claire Hills has joined Riviera Travel as a key account manager.
She was most recently business development manager at Train 2 Travel, delivering apprenticeship training programmes, following almost 12 years at Gold Medal Travel Group and positions at Travel 2 and Contiki Holidays.
Hills will manage relationships with Riviera’s key partners to help grow the businesses, reporting to head of agency sales Tom Morgan.
The cruise and escorted tour specialist has made several trade-specific appointments during the past 18 months as the operator continues to strengthen its relationships with its travel partners.
Morgan said: “Claire will bring a wealth of experience to Riviera Travel and I’m thrilled to have her join the team.
“Her appointment further demonstrates our commitment to the trade, and we’re looking forward to her continuing to grow our relationships with our travel agent partners.”
Hills added: “I’m delighted to be joining the team at Riviera and represent a quality brand that is respected with both agents and their clientele.
“I’m looking forward to growing the business as we come through the other end of the pandemic, continuing the great work the team here have done to support the trade.”