An interview with…Linda Cronshaw

 What attracted you to a career in the business travel sector?

In the early years, I was attracted to the glamorous reputation of the travel industry. I began working as a corporate travel buyer at the age of 25, progressing to senior sales executive at Thistle Hotels. As my industry expertise grew, I was inspired to create my own specialist hotel and venue finding business – Executive Status.

Whilst the industry may have lost a touch of its glamour, I never tire of the variety of exciting challenges presented to me every day.

How do you feel the industry has progressed in recent years?

Globalisation and the continuous evolution of technology have changed the industry dramatically. There has been a huge increase in the number of people travelling on business, and travellers can easily book and access travel itineraries on the go.

Nowadays, the industry is focused on the instant availability of all travel information and I’m excited to watch the sector continue to innovate.

What’s your favourite part of the job?

Working with my clients and suppliers – building strong working relationships is incredibly rewarding generic for celebrex.

What are you most excited about now you’ve joined Review Travel?

It’s exciting to work with a large group of like-minded people, dedicated to providing the best business travel experience. Together we can offer the complete travel service to our clients.

What key bits of advice do you give businesses organising group bookings?

Remain open-minded and be prepared to think outside the box. Unexpected solutions can often be the most memorable and enjoyable.

What are your top three business travel destinations?

USA, UAE and Singapore

 

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