Ensemble Travel Group has confirmed Katy Muyt as General Manager Australia and New Zealand.
North America-based Ensemble Travel Group is a global provider of luxury and experiential travel products and services which has seen significant growth in Asia Pacific in recent years particularly in Australia.
Katy has been with Ensemble Travel Group as Senior Director Sales and Supplier Relations Australia/New Zealand for over three years and will be stepping into her new role immediately.
With 34 years in the industry, Katy brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the role having held Senior Management roles within the Travel Franchise Management sector, Aviation and Travel Management Services. These roles include Head of Corporate Development, American Express Franchise Network; GM Australia/New Zealand and New Caledonia for Finnair; and GM Australia/New Zealand for Qantas Business Travel.
Ensemble Travel Group Co President Libbie Rice also acknowledged outgoing GM Trish Shepherd for her commitment to the organisation over the past four years.
“While we are pleased to welcome Katy into this new role, we would also like to thank Trish Shepherd for her dedication at Ensemble,” said Rice. “Trish’s knowledge and perseverance have been instrumental in the growing presence of Ensemble Travel Group in Australia.”
Rice recently travelled to Australia for the Ensemble Members’ Forum in Sydney where she shared her vision for the coming year and highlighted the many advantages of being part of the Ensemble network.
“At Ensemble, the success of our members is our only business. We are focused on providing them with a suite of tools, unique products and tailored support and services to ensure they stand out as leaders in travel,” says Rice.
“It’s also gratifying to see so many members in Australia … taking advantage of the Ensemble network already and we look forward to helping more travel agencies in the region benefit from our wonderful suppliers, as well as our leading technology, marketing and luxury products,” Rice added.
Lead image: At the recent Ensemble Travel Group Forum in Sydney – Trish Shepherd, Libbie Rice and Katy Muyt.