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Destination/Product Manager - Australasia (1009)

  • Location of work:
    Hybrid, Kingston
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Travelbag began in 1979 and wanted to offer more than just package holidays, so it’s no surprise that we’ve established ourselves as a leader in the tailor-made holiday market. Our portfolio incorporates a huge range of travel options across the world. And because we only work with suppliers, properties and airlines that meet our exacting standards, we can be sure that our customers will experience the very highest quality.

We are now recruiting for a Destination/Product Manager to manage our product portfolio for Australasia. In this role, you will ensure we have market leading ground product available to sell and curate inspirational content that enhances the user journey.  

As Destination/Product Manager, you will work with our in-house Purchasing teams to ensure they deliver a constant supply of market leading offers and that these are pushed through all relevant marketing channels. You will achieve commercial targets for Australasia including destination revenue growth, conversion, overrides and partnership funding.  

You will work with the marketing team to build appealing itineraries for our website and ensure your region has share of voice in our marketing activity.

We’re looking for someone with a fantastic knowledge of the Australasia, with previous destination/product experience, who has existing strong relationships with suppliers from the region.

This role is based in Kingston on a hybrid basis (3 days in the office each week). Some UK and overseas travel will be required to attend consumer events, trade shows and fam trips. 

To be considered for this role, we need you to have the following skills, experience and qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of Australasia
  • Previous product/destination experience with a tour operator
  • Holds existing relationships with appropriate suppliers
  • Excellent communication & relationship building skills
  • A thorough understanding of hotel contracts
  • Travel marketing and product merchandising knowledge
  • A thorough understanding of both online and offline marketing and how these impact trading in a consumer environment
  • A strong commercial acumen
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to work under pressure and at a fast pace

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Travelbag operates 6 retail stores and a virtual call centre in the UK and is owned by dnata Travel, part of the Emirates Group.

Our newly renovated office in Kingston-upon-Thames is just 5 minutes’ walk from Norbiton Station or 10-15 minutes from Kingston station offering good transport links from the Greater London area. We have some fantastic benefits, making us a great place to work: 

  • 25 days annual leave, increasing to 28 days after 5 full years of service (+ bank holidays) 
  • Additional annual leave purchase scheme  
  • Company pension scheme 
  • Life assurance 
  • Private Medical cover for you 
  • Low-cost health care for your family 
  • Employee Assistance programme 
  • Ongoing development – we have an in-house People Development Team 
  • Travel discounts – we have a dedicated Staff Travel Team to source the best deals for our people
  • Industry/social events – including supplier events, office socials & parties and pop-up shops 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Long service awards 
  • Volunteer days – one day’s paid leave each year to volunteer with a registered charity
  • dnata4good – supporting the local communities we work, live and thrive in 
  • Refer a friend scheme 
  • Free eye care tests 
  • Free Taste Card membership– offering discounts on dining out, movies, attractions, takeaways and online shopping
  • Casual working environment 
  • Free tea and coffee, break out areas with free wifi 


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Clarendon House, 147 London Road, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom, KT2 6NH
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