Stuart is responsible for all aspects of the Travel Weekly business. He joined the group in 2011, continuing a 10-year career in travel during which he has held senior marketing roles at Holiday Autos, lastminute.com and Travelocity.co.uk.
Lucy spearheads editorial content across the group's portfolio, including Travel Weekly, Travel Weekly Business, Travolution, Aspire and gazetteers.com. She joined in 2010, following 12 years at Travel Trade Gazette, the last three as editor. Lucy began reporting on the travel industry in 1998, and counts tour operators, travel agents and cruise among her specialist areas. She studied geography at Manchester University before completing a postgraduate degree in newspaper journalism at Harlow College. She started her reporting career at the Kent & Sussex Courier, where she became chief reporter and also launched a satellite edition of the newspaper. Lucy is a proud mum to Tom and Marijke.
Robin oversees the day-to-day editorial operation across the group’s portfolio of print titles, websites and events. A journalist with 15 years’ experience, Robin has worked for regional and national titles in the consumer and trade arena, and has been covering the travel trade since 2004.
Lee has been reporting on the UK travel industry since 2005, when he first joined the Travel Weekly news desk. During that time he has specialised in the cruise sector, hotels, car hire and ancillaries, as well as reporting on all the biggest stories in the industry, such as the mergers of the big four, the collapse of XL Leisure Group and regulatory reform. For the past two years, Lee has combined his role as group head of news with the editorship of Travolution, the website and quarterly magazine serving the travel technology and digital travel sectors.
Rebekah joined Travel Weekly as news editor in 2014 and oversees all news copy from reporters and contributors. A ‘newbie’ to the travel industry, she worked in local and national print and radio journalism in Ireland for seven years before moving to London in 2012, when she took up the role of deputy editor across finance titles What Mortgage, Mortgage Finance Gazette and The Money Pages. Rebekah studied English and Italian at university, followed by a post-graduate degree in Journalism at University College Cork. Having lived in five different countries to date, she has found the travel industry to be a comfortable home.
Hollie writes news stories for the magazine and online. She specialises in everything cruise related but also writes the Mystery Shopper page, Caught on Camera section, All For You competition page and the Training pages for the magazine. Hollie also writes News You Can Use stories on cruise line products and programmes. Before joining Travel Weekly, Hollie worked for the Ipswich Star and East Anglian Daily Times for four years, covering news. She covered anything from crime and court reporting to human interest and health stories. Hollie graduated from the London College of Communication, part of the University of Arts London, in 2009 with first class honours in Journalism and a single award in Photojournalism.
Tom is responsible for all content on TravelWeekly.co.uk and Travolution.com, as well as for the group's social media accounts and array of email newsletters. Tom started his career in publishing before moving on to work for Yahoo! UK and lastminute.com in the UK, and Singtel Optus in Australia.
Ian reports in print and online for Travel Weekly and the Travel Weekly Business:am email alert, and moderates the Travel Weekly Business Breakfasts. He also produces the monthly Travel Weekly Insight report. Ian is a career journalist who has worked in travel for most of the past 13 years.
Juliet has been at Travel Weekly for 12 years and writes news stories on topical issues for the magazine and online. As well as news, Juliet also writes the weekly Readers Lives page, which profiles a different travel agent each week, puts together the Mind Your Own Business advice pages, and writes News You Can Use stories on tour operators’ new programmes and products. Before starting at Travel Weekly in 2001, Juliet spent a year travelling round the world, including a three month stint working as a reporter on local newspapers in Melbourne. Prior to that, Juliet spent five years working at local newspapers including the Swindon Advertiser, Folkestone Herald and Dover Express. Since the birth of twins Joe and Nina in December 2009, Juliet now works part-time (Tuesday to Thursday).
If you want to know where to go, what to do there, and which hotel to choose, ask Joanna. She's responsible for Travel Weekly's destination-focused content, editing the weekly Destinations pages and in-house and custom-published supplements. An award-winning writer, she has worked on the Travel Weekly features desk for more than five years, and has travelled to over 50 countries. Before working in the travel industry, Joanna was assistant editor at Grand Designs Magazine. She studied at Cambridge University and Cardiff School of Journalism.
Katie has the rather lovely task of writing Destinations features for Travel Weekly, covering every country from Chile to China, so if she's not in the office, she's probably jetting off to some far-flung corner of the globe. She also writes the weekly training page, contributes to luxury title Aspire and probably makes more tea than anyone else in the office. Katie joined Travel Weekly Group in 2011 after cutting her teeth on daily newspapers the East Anglian Daily Times and Ipswich Star, following a journalism diploma from Cardiff University and a stint at a B2B legal publisher.
Rupert edits Aspire, Travel Weekly Group's publication, website and events portfolio for the luxury travel sector. He has written about travel for five years, having started his journalism career on local newspapers in Kent. Rupert travels the world, testing out the latest high-end hotels, airlines, resorts and experiences, and also has a particular interest in sustainable travel.
Mary Rega | Head of sales
email@example.com | 020 7881 4877
Mary leads the sales team in supplying clients with creative solutions across the Travel Weekly Group portfolio of publications, websites and events. Mary has extensive media sales experience, having worked for Time Warner in New York (from where she originally hails), Reed Business Information, Time Out and NRJ International Radio in Paris. She previously took a break from the media industry to raise corporate funds for Save the Children and Missing People, before realising she missed the sales environment too much.
Lisa Roberts | Senior account manager
firstname.lastname@example.org | 020 7881 4870
Lisa is responsible for all accounts in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, as well as for the escorted touring market. Her responsibilities include managing campaigns, creating ideas and building relationships to help generate more business for clients. Lisa has worked for Travel Weekly since 2004, having started her media sales career with Reed Business Information in 2002. Prior to that, Lisa managed a large retail store (Topshop), account-managed at a large stationery company and held a PR role overseas.
Michael Juqula | Sales Executive
email@example.com | 020 7881 4869
Michael is the sales executive responsible for new business and for UK attractions, education and domestic rail. He has seven years' experience in sales and media sales, most recently having worked at Mandy.com and New Statesman magazine. Michael joined Travel Weekly Group in May 2013.
Tanya Matthews | Recruitment and classified sales executive
firstname.lastname@example.org | 020 7881 4830
Tanya's responsibilities include account management, meeting and building relationships with clients, website development and sourcing new recruiters. Since leaving college with a Btec national diploma in travel and tourism, Tanya has enjoyed a varied career in the travel industry, including being a call centre travel agent for Harry Weeks Travel Group and field sales executive for Travel 2. She joined Travel Weekly in 2010.
Linda Lucas | Events director
email@example.com | 020 7881 4864
Helen Bush | Group events manager
firstname.lastname@example.org | 020 7881 4887
Jenny Harman | Events executive
email@example.com | 020 7881 4850
Angela Hamilton-Jones | Events co-ordinator
firstname.lastname@example.org | 020 7881 4849
Claire Ballhatchet | Community manager
email@example.com | 020 7881 4886
Nick Cripps | Production manager
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Rosemarie McQueen | Accounts payable
email@example.com | 020 7881 4847