, 03 January 2019
HolidayPirates appoints Nicholas Cooper as Head of Market UK
- Former Head of Sales, Travel at Travelzoo to lead HolidayPirates’ UK Market
- Key appointment will propel the travel deal portal’s goal of UK market dominance
- Cooper believes that HolidayPirates perfectly synergises inspiration and value for money
HolidayPirates (www.holidaypirates.com) is one of Europe’s fastest growing, free-to-use, travel search platforms and apps, providing users with the best value international travel deals. To start the new year, the company welcomes Nicholas Cooper to the team as Head of Market UK. Effective immediately, the digital media expert and former Head of Travel Sales at Travelzoo will spearhead the next phase of British development.
With a wealth of experience in the travel industry, Cooper brings 12 years of successful innovation within sales & marketing. “I’m thrilled to finally be part of the HolidayPirates team. I have been watching the platform’s growth via social media for some time now and its concept and mission has always intrigued me. I am looking forward to applying my skills and experience to further enhance an already effective concept. With such a strong and loyal following and excellent value for money, the sky’s the limit for this organisation”
HolidayPirates currently operates in ten markets via seven different languages, Nicholas will oversee a team of 11, with the UK being its second-largest after Germany worldwide. The company has offices in Berlin, London, Seville, Boston (USA) and Lyon as well as a tech centre in Belgrade. HolidayPirates currently employs over 220 “Pirates” from 37 different nationalities. Since its inception in 2011, the travel start-up has grown a following of over 10 million on Facebook.
David Armstrong, CEO stated “We are proud to welcome Nicholas on board, who apart from having a fantastic track record in sales and business development, will also bring along his vast experience in team leadership within the travel industry. We are all confident he will help us continue our streak of fantastic results and reach unrivaled heights in the UK tourism market.”
Both Nicholas Cooper and David Armstrong are available for comment or interview upon request.
About HolidayPirates Group
HolidayPirates is one of Europe’s fastest growing, free-to-use, travel search platforms and apps, providing users with the best value for money international travel deals. Since its inception in 2012, the company has grown into a internationally renowned travel portal, with a following of over 10 million on Facebook, achieving 30 million monthly page visits, 10 million app downloads, and having launched services across 10 countries and 7 different languages.**
About HolidayPirates Group
The HolidayPirates group is one of the fastest growing travel companies in Europe. The business has websites in Great Britain, Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Spain, Switzerland and the USA. Prospective customers will find the best travel deals collated from numerous third party sites. The multi-award-winning website is updated numerous times on a daily basis and covers flights, package holidays, car hire and the hotel sector. In addition, there is information on special promotional campaigns as well as train and bus travel. Each of the travel portals belonging to the HolidayPirates group works completely independently of the relevant operators and partners. In 2016 the portal won a British Travel Award in the section “Best Travel Deals Provider”, a “Momentum Award”, “Best and Most Popular Website of the Year” in the travel and leisure category, as well as the “Rising Brand of the Year” by Travolution Awards.
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