Abercrombie & Kent has appointed Martin Froggatt as executive vice president, destination management and member of the global management board.
The new role for Froggatt, effective 9 November, encompasses global leadership across A&K’s DMCs spanning over 55 offices in more than 30 countries, and its luxury riverboat and lodges brand, Sanctuary Retreats.
Froggatt joins Abercrombie & Kent with over 25 years experience in the travel industry with brands such as Walt Disney Attractions, TUI and Travelopia in both the UK and the US.
At Travelopia, he managed the education, events and expeditions portfolios that included Quark Expeditions and TCS World Travel. He was also instrumental in the delivery of several mergers and acquisitions, including the sale of Travelopia into private equity.
Michael Wale, president and CEO of Abercrombie & Kent commented, "During these incredibly challenging times for the industry, I’m delighted to have Martin join us. As a renowned travel industry executive with a strong people focus, it’s great to have him on our global leadership team who continue to innovate exceptional travel experiences for our clients."