Booking.com has announced the appointment of Melissa Ellison as its area manager for Australia.
Ellison has been part of the Booking.com team since 2017 when she started as an account manager, rising up the ranks in the company’s Sydney office to key account manager for its chains team in 2018.
With eight years of experience in the travel industry, Ellison will be responsible for leading Booking.com’s strategic plan for travel recovery in Australia.
“I have worked closely over the years with Booking.com partners big and small, managing day-to-day relationships with global and local businesses across Oceania,” she said.
“I look forward to growing these relationships even further, and liaising with key organisations within Australia’s tourism industry to support travel recovery as we navigate our way through the pandemic.”
While Ellison recognises the importance of international tourism restarting in Australia, she said her immediate focus is on domestic travel and how best to support and help Booking.com’s partners recover and grow their business during these challenging times.
“As we start to see travel recover in Oceania, Booking.com remains committed to supporting everyone on their journey to getting back to travel, as it becomes safe to do so,” she said.
“With our mission to make it easier for everyone to experience the world when the time is right to discover the places, cultures and experiences we’ve all been dreaming of, we will make sure you can find them on Booking.com.”
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