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Movers + Shakers: National Travel Group adds Mark Haddad as National Sales Manager

The National Travel Group, incorporating National Travel, National Seniors Travel and Trade Travel, has appointed Mark Haddad as National Sales Manager.

The National Travel Group, incorporating National Travel, National Seniors Travel and Trade Travel, has appointed Mark Haddad as National Sales Manager.

With over 30 years of travel industry experience, Haddad will work closely with the group’s Franchisee Area Managers and “assist various groups in taking flight”. 

“I am confident that our company is poised to ascend to the next level,” he tells Karryon.

“Group travel is a specialised sector that demands patience, dedication and persistence, but the rewards are truly exceptional.”

Mark Haddad

“As we expand our portfolio of destinations, I am particularly enthusiastic about my involvement with the product committee. 

This role will allow me to contribute to the development of our offerings and ensure they align with the evolving needs of our customers.”

Haddad says that the group prioritises building closer relationships with the trade.

“Together, we can elevate your agency and unlock the potential of group travel,” he adds.

New focus

Haddad poses with police in the Philippines.
Haddad poses for a fun photo with police in the Philippines.

The National Travel Group Managing Director David Sumich says he is excited about the new recruit’s arrival.

“Mark’s extensive experience spanning over three decades in the niche market of group travel makes him an invaluable addition to our team,” he says.

“His dedication, patience and persistence in this field have not only contributed to his personal success, it will now also shape the way we approach group travel as a company.”

And Sumich is confident this new approach will help take the company to “new heights”. 

“As we continue to grow our destination portfolio, his presence on the product committee will ensure that our offerings remain innovative and tailored to the evolving needs of our clients,” he tells Karryon.

“Mark’s commitment to fostering closer relationships with agencies seeking assistance in the group travel market exemplifies our dedication to supporting our partners in their growth journey. 

“We look forward to the positive impact he will undoubtedly have on our organisation and the industry as a whole.”

For more information on the National Travel Group, click here.