A new boss has been named at Asia-based online tailor-made operator Backyard Travel.

Trystan Trestchenkoff is promoted from marketing manager to general manager of the Bangkok-based firm.

He takes over from former general manager and company founder Maeve Nolan, who established the business in 2012.

Nolan will continue working in the tour and travel industry, according to the company.

Trestchenkoff joined the company two years ago and specialises in digital marketing as well as decades of international experience in the tourism industry.

He said: “I’m excited and honoured to be taking on the role of general manager.

“I’m looking forward not only to growing the brand, but working with our partners to offer unique new insider tours and high quality travel services to our customers.”