Colpitts World Travel has bolstered its team with the appointment of new recruits to its European headquarters in Edinburgh and its Aberdeen operation.
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Fiona Buchan joins the Aberdeen team in the role of Senior Business Travel Consultant bringing over 20 years of experience across all areas of the travel industry to the firm. In addition to her roles in retail and business travel, Fiona has worked for Aberdeen Airport and at bmi Regional.
Meanwhile Ida Honkala joins the Edinburgh team as a Corporate Travel Consultant. As a student Ida joined Colpitts as an intern before returning to her native Sweden to complete her studies and pursue a career in the travel industry. She joins from Norwegian firm Reisegiganten AS where she worked as a team leader and international travel consultant.
Ian Scholes, Director of European Operations said: “I’m delighted to bring Fiona on board in our Aberdeen team and I’m also very pleased to welcome Ida back to Colpitts as a permanent member of staff in our Edinburgh office. “
“Fiona’s experience is a great fit for the growing Aberdeen operation. She comes to us with exceptional industry knowledge and an in-depth understanding of the North East market place. “
“We know of Ida’s great organisational and people skills from her time spent with us as an intern. She now returns to the business after building up several years of expertise and knowledge within the international travel sector and will be a major addition to our European team in Edinburgh.”