MyPlanet announced the appointment of Sandy Greenwood to the role of General Manager as of 28 April for MyPlanet Australia and Bentours International. MyPlanet Australia was established in 2003 as the southern division of the parent company MyPlanet International and is owned by travel giant TUI.
Prior to joining the MyPlanet team, Sandy was General Manager, for City Sightseeing Australia part of the international tourism group owned by British company Ensign. Sandy was responsible for managing City Sightseeing’s new business opportunities and relationships throughout Australia, including franchised operations and saw the main tour company through an enormous growth phase. She was also previously General Manager for Australian owned, adventure Polar cruise company, Aurora Expeditions, where she was responsible for the implementation of a new Australian – Antarctica range of ice breaker expeditions which included off ship expeditions by helicopter through remote areas of the Ross Sea.
In her new role as General Manager she will work closely with the MyPlanet and Bentours teams to further develop the product range and expand the companies’ polar market share both domestically and abroad.
Sandy Greenwood said, “I am very enthusiastic about taking up this new position, and am incredibly excited about expanding MyPlanet and Bentours position in the Scandinavian and Polar market. Australian and International consumers have already embraced MyPlanet and Bentours range of Scandinavian, Russian and Polar tours and packages, and we have some very interesting new international products becoming available in the coming months for the educated traveler. I am thrilled to be a part of such an experienced business with an exceptional reputation amongst its travel family, and am looking forward to building the company further to meet the travel needs of our growing clientele base.”
MyPlanet Australia the travel company for Scandinavia, Russia and the Baltic’s has launched its largest ever cruise and tour program for 2008-09 season.