04 Jun Jason Oshiokpekhai Appointed Managing Director of Protravel UK, Tzell UK, Colletts and Scotia Travel
Travel Leaders Group promotes former VP sales to run several businesses in growing UK operations.
New York, NY (June 4, 2018) — Travel Leaders Group announced today that Jason Oshiokpekhai has been appointed Managing Director of Protravel International U.K., Tzell Travel Group U.K., Colletts Travel and Scotia Travel. Based in London, Oshiokpekhai will oversee daily operations for the brands which serve luxury leisure, corporate and entertainment clients in the United Kingdom. The four brands are part of U.S.-based Travel Leaders Group, one of North America’s largest travel agency companies with more than 7,000 locations.
Prior to his appointment, Oshiokpekhai worked as Director of Sales and Account Management for Travel Leaders Luxury Brands where he built the first-ever Sales & Account management team overseeing three of Travel Leaders Luxury Brands and helped to streamline sales operations. Oshiokpekhai has been instrumental in building corporate travel business for the U.K. market.
“Jason has proven to be an invaluable leader for our growing U.K. enterprises,” said Travel Leaders Group CEO Ninan Chacko, CTC. “His keen expertise across sales, operations and technology has made him an indispensable member of our team and the ideal person to head up our expansion of Protravel, Tzell, Colletts and Scotia Travel in the U.K. market.”
“We plan to accelerate the growth of our U.K. operations in the coming year,” said Chacko. “We are looking to recruit new independent contractors and are focused on providing maximum support to our agents in winning and retaining corporate accounts and are working on additional ways to help them increase their profitability.”
Prior to joining Travel Leaders Group in 2016, Oshiokpekhai worked in the corporate sales divisions of Delta Air Lines and American Airlines.
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