WebBeds, the world’s second largest and fastest growing B2B accommodation provider has appointed Makis Xenatos as Consortia Director (Sales) for North America.
Based in New York, Makis will be responsible for developing the company’s relationships with key travel agent consortia in the USA and Canada along with seeking new opportunities to grow the business by identifying new partnerships and making WebBeds the go-to accommodation provider for the travel industry in North America. Makis has a wealth of experience having previously undertaken sales roles for brands including Bavaria Tourism, Travel bound, Airfasttickets, Travelsavers Inc and Liberty Travel / Flight Center.
Makis will report into Maurica Robinson, VP of Sales, North America, who said of the appointment: “We are thrilled to welcome Makis to WebBeds. He is a well-known and much-liked travel professional and his experience and proven track record will be key in helping us to reach our ambitious growth targets for the region. His arrival is further testimony to our commitment to build on the great work that we have done so far to establishing WebBeds as the partner of choice in the North American travel market.”
Makis added “I am delighted to be joining a fast-growing, fast-paced company like WebBeds and it genuinely feels like a really great time to be here. The recent acquisition of Destinations of the World, along with last month’s impressive mid-year results, fillme with confidence. I can’t wait to take on the challenge ahead to deliver further growth and tap into the opportunity that the North American retail market represents.”
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