Manchester-based corporate hotel booking agency CTI Hotels has appointed Steve Harrop (pictured) as operations director. He joins the company from Dubai-based Destinations of the World Travel, where he was group CEO for four years.
Harrop will lead all of the company’s six operational offices teams, together with the technology teams, and report directly to CTI CEO, Ian White.
White said: “Steve is a commercially astute, goal orientated person with in excess of 20 years’ experience in business management. Having successfully fulfilled roles in a FTSE 100 PLC and major international businesses, Steve is great addition to the team and will help drive CTI’s ambitious growth plans.”
Harrop added that he looked forward to working with CTI colleagues and wider stakeholders in “building on successes and making us the travel management company of choice”.
The independent corporate travel management company has an annual turnover in excess of £100m and employs 175 staff in six locations. CTI specialises in managing the corporate travel and hotel reservations to over 500 companies.
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