December 21, 2023
Running travel specialist, Marathon Tours & Travel, is delighted to share news of the continued growth of its US team. Additional options available.
/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ Marathon Tours & Travel (MTT) provides complete travel packages for runners that include guaranteed entry, transfers, accommodation and expert team support for some of the world’s most popular events. Proud partners of the Abbott World Marathon Majors, the team is extremely well connected, working closely with global sporting event organizers to create the best and most unique travel experiences.
Last month, the team announced the addition of four new members to their Manchester, UK office, and now they are excited to announce the continued growth of their team in Boston, USA, where MTT was founded over 45 years ago. The growth in the team aims to ensure that our customers will continue to receive exceptional customer service and at the same time be given more opportunities to achieve their sports endurance aspirations.
Samantha White joins as Vice President of Team Operations, a new senior team leadership role based in the Boston, US office. Samantha has more than 15 years of active adventure travel experience, previously as managing director of student travel brands StudentCity, Real Gap and Trek America, and most recently as director of North America for adventure travel experts Explore Worldwide. In her spare time, she likes to explore 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 two bachelor’s degrees and an MBA, he brings significant marketing experience across multiple industries. A digital marketing specialist, Oliver has a range of digital marketing skills covering social media, advertising, web management and SEO and email marketing. With an innate passion for the sport, Oliver is ideally placed to lead targeted marketing strategies to help the brand reach the next level.
Haley Sweet joins the team in the role of International Trip Designer. Her induction was part of the MTT host team for the Berlin Marathon, where we hosted nearly 900 guests. Hayley will operate our packages to London, Marrakech, Havana, New York (United Airlines NYC Half) and Cape Town.
Additionally, alongside her role as Senior Travel Designer, Nicole Langon assumed the role of Administrative Manager. She recently celebrated 12 years with MTT and runs two of our biggest rides, the Tokyo Marathon and the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON.
Moving from the Marketing Manager role, Karen High 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 sponsorship and partnership for existing and new MTT events/products.
In addition to these new appointments, the Marathon Tours & Travel team also expects to welcome a new Hotel Specialist, Administrative Assistant and an additional International Travel Designer. Details of all available positions at Destination Sport Group can be found here.
Jeff Adams, President of Marathon Tours & Travel is excited to welcome Samantha, Oliver and Hayley to the Boston team and comments:
“It is extremely exciting to be able to further develop our senior leadership team and I am confident that Samantha, Oliver and Hayley will be huge assets to the brand; as well as the additional responsibilities gained by Nicole and Karen. Our business continues to grow, driven by the hard work of our dedicated team and the support of our customers. We see recruitment as a vital initiative as we move towards 2024.”
For more information about Marathon Tours & Travel, please visit www.marathontours.com
The team can also be found on LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram.
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Phone: +44 7754 072648
About Marathon Tours & Travel
Marathon Tours & Travel is the world’s largest specialist travel brand with offices in the US, UK and Australia. Founded in 1979, Marathon Tours & Travel is the official travel agency for many of the world’s most popular running events of 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 the experience. Book Marathon Tours & Travel for great value accommodation, transfers, expert support, celebrations, food, sightseeing, guaranteed race entry and more.