Jan 10, 2022by James Chapple
Former Advantage and Global Business Development Director Sarah Ryan has joined Protected Trust Services, returning on a trip after a 15-month hiatus from the industry.
Ryan joins PTS as the company’s newest BDM, with the group aiming for significant growth this year as agents and operators assess their financial protection arrangements in light of the challenges posed over the past two years by the crisis. of Covid and the imminent reform of the Atol program led by the CAA.
In addition to Global and Advantage, Ryan brings experience working in the bed banking and hospitality industries, as well as real estate. She started her travel career as an agent at First Choice.
After more than a year of traveling abroad, Ryan said she was excited to use her existing knowledge and connections to help PTS market their trust accounting services and recruit new members.
PTS owner and chief executive Daniel Landen said the company will embark on further “extensive” growth plans this year as knowledge and familiarity with fiduciary accounting grows among the agent community and travel operators.
He also said the company would seek to capitalize on a “constant demand” for its services, adding that Ryan would play a key role in this regard.
“As Sarah started her career as a travel agent and ended her travel career through business development, trade negotiations and member support in various consortia, we are confident Sarah will excel at PTS and we will help improve our UK travel membership offering. Trade.”
PTS sales director Mark Sutton added the company was ready to welcome more members and support a wider range of UK travel companies “keen to adopt the trust account model”.
“We are building the PTS team to ensure we maintain high standards and customer service for our members and continue to support other UK travel companies looking to transition to the PTS trust model,” said Sutton. “Our team will grow in line with the growth of PTS – [there are] exciting times are ahead for PTS and its members. “