The Travel Agent Next Door (TTAND) has appointed Christine Ufniak as its marketing director effective immediately, according to a press release issued Wednesday (Oct. 4).
“We are very pleased to have someone with Christine’s vast travel industry and marketing experience join TTAND,” said Flemming Friisdahl, TTAND's founder and CEO. “Christine will be a key member of our leadership team in guiding the company and our agent partners as we continue to grow to new heights.”
He added: “We know that marketing is a very important aspect of selling travel. TTAND has invested heavily in having the largest host agency marketing team to support our agent partners.”
Ufniak was previously director of marketing for North America at Carlson Wagonlit Travel, playing a pivotal role in shaping the marketing strategy and driving growth for the company’s North American operations – before leaving the industry for the past three years.
“There is a magnetic pull to this industry and the connections I've made along the way” Ufniak said. “The past three years have been a valuable part of my personal and professional growth, and I'm deeply grateful for the incredible people I've worked with."
"As I step back into the travel industry and into this exciting new role, I look forward to leveraging my experiences and passion to contribute to The Travel Agent Next Door's success.”