Saga Travel boss Robin Shaw is leaving the business after a decade.

He joined the over-50s specialist in as chief executive of its cruise division in 2010.

Shaw took charge of Saga Travel in 2018 with overall responsibility for all of Saga’s travel businesses, covering Saga Holidays, Titan Tours, Destinology and Saga Cruises including its new build programme.

He was previously UK and Ireland managing director for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and worked for Avis Europe.

No successor has been named by Saga.

Shaw said: “The time is right for me to find a new challenge.

“I am proud of everything we have achieved in Saga Travel, particularly the creation of our two new ships.

“I look forward to new challenges as the travel industry resets itself in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis.”

Saga Group chief execjutive Euan Sutherland said: “I wish to thank Robin for his contribution to Saga over the past 10 years.

“Robin joined Saga as head of cruise before taking over all our travel operations in 2018.

“Under his leadership Saga has developed a unique, boutique cruising offer that has really put us on the map in a competitive industry. He has been a great advocate for Saga customers and our brand and we wish him well for the future.”