Marathon Tours & Travel announces further growth of expert team
December 21, 2023
Running travel specialist, Marathon Tours & Travel, is delighted to share news of the continued growth of its US team. Additional opportunities available.
/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ Marathon Tours & Travel (MTT) provides comprehensive travel packages for runners that include guaranteed entry, transfers, accommodation, and expert team support for some of the most popular events around the world. Proud partners of the Abbott World Marathon Majors, the team is extremely well connected, working closely with global sports events organizers to create the best, and most unique travel experiences.
Last month, the team announced the addition of four new members to its Manchester UK office, and now are excited to announce the continued growth of its Boston, US team where MTT was founded more than 45 years ago. The growth in the team is to ensure that our clients will continue to receive extraordinary customer service and at the same time be given more opportunities to achieve their athletic endurance aspirations.
Samantha White joins as the team’s Vice President of Operations, a new senior leadership team role based in the Boston, US office. Samantha has more than 15 years’ experience in the active adventure travel space, previously as Managing Director of the student travel brands StudentCity, Real Gap, and Trek America and most recently as North America Director for the adventure travel experts Explore Worldwide. In her spare time, she loves exploring new places, and enjoys walking, running, swimming and tennis.
Oliver Mack Jr takes on the role of Marketing Manager. A recent graduate of Syracuse University, with dual undergraduate degrees and a Master of Business Administration, he brings considerable marketing experience across multiple industries. A digital marketing specialist, Oliver possesses a suite of digital marketing skills, spanning across social media, advertising, web management and SEO and email marketing. With an innate passion for sports, Oliver is perfectly placed to lead on targeted marketing strategies, to help drive the brand to the next level.
Haley Sweet joins the team in the role of International Trip Designer. Her induction was being part of the MTT Host Team for the Berlin Marathon where we hosted close to 900 guests. Haley will manage our packages to London, Marrakech, Havana, NYC (United Airlines NYC Half), and Cape Town.
Additionally, alongside her role as Senior Trip Designer, Nicole Langone has taken on the role of Administration Manager. She recently celebrated 12 years with MTT and manages two of our largest trips, the Tokyo Marathon and BMW BERLIN-MARATHON.
Moving out of the role as Marketing Manager, Karen Hoch will continue with MTT as the new Business Development Officer working on strategic partnerships with International Tour Operators, enhancing the Seven Continents Club®, and securing sponsorships and partnerships for existing and new MTT events/products.
In addition to these new appointments, the Marathon Tours & Travel team is also looking to welcome a new Hotel Specialist, Administration Assistant, and an additional International Trip Designer. Details of all vacancies across the Destination Sport Group can be found here.
Jeff Adams, President of Marathon Tours & Travel is excited to welcome Samantha, Oliver and Haley to the Boston team, and he comments:
“It’s incredibly exciting to be able to further develop our senior leadership team, and I’m confident Samantha, Oliver and Haley will be tremendous assets to the brand; as well as the additional responsibilities earned by Nicole and Karen. Our business continues to go from strength to strength, driven by the hard work of our dedicated team and the support of our clients. We see recruitment as a vital initiative as we move into 2024.”
For more information about Marathon Tours & Travel please visit www.marathontours.com
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Phone: +44 7754 072648
About Marathon Tours & Travel
Marathon Tours & Travel is the world’s largest specialist running travel brand, with offices in the USA, UK, and Australia. Founded in 1979, Marathon Tours & Travel is the official travel agency for many of the world’s most popular running events across all distances and genres.
Many months are invested in training and time spent away from family and friends. Our travel packages offer all participants from around the world (runners, supporters, partners, friends, family) the opportunity to share in the experience. Book Marathon Tours & Travel for great value accommodations, transfers, expert support, celebrations, meals, sightseeing, guaranteed race entry and more.