Former Tauck UK country manager Kathryn Coles has joined Simpson Travel.

She started in her new role as head of trade sales at the specialist luxury operator on Monday.

Coles left escorted touring and river cruise specialist Tauck last month.

She had been at the company since 2014, having previously worked for Kirker Holidays and Club Med.

Tauck confirmed in December that Coles had “decided to pursue other professional opportunities” and will be departing the company shortly after Christmas.

She was promoted into the UK country manager role in May 2018, having previously been UK sales manager.

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