Monthly Archives: August 2014

Tuesday, 26th August 2014

Holiday Extras sponsors promising young pole vaulter

Tweet Junior pole vaulting champion Ellie Gooding’s chance of competing on the international stage has been given a major boost with a sponsorship deal with Holiday Extras worth £1,000. Along with help towards her training, Holiday Extras is providing UK free parking and hotels throughout the 2014 season. Ellie, 17, … Read more

Thursday, 21st August 2014

Holiday Extras adds management breadth and strength

Tweet Matthew Pack and Simon Hagger appointed to Group board The Holiday Extras Group board is pleased to announce two significant appointments designed to bring further strength and breadth to the senior management team – Matthew Pack, CEO of Holiday Extras, and Simon Hagger, CEO for Holiday Extras Shortbreaks are … Read more

Monday, 18th August 2014

Three quarters of British holidaymakers slam airport security

Tweet Only 22% have complete confidence in the process and staff British holidaymakers are cynical and dissatisfied with stringent airport security rules, with a mere 25% saying they believe it completely necessary and effective. Independent research commissioned by Holiday Extras, found that passing through airport security is rated one of … Read more

Thursday, 14th August 2014

Holiday Extras launch hassle-free travel app

Tweet Holiday Extras has now made it even easier to plan and book holiday add-ons with the launch of its free app for iOS and Android devices. The Holiday Extras App allows holidaymakers to reserve hotels and book airport parking and lounges, on the go. All reservation details can be … Read more

Tuesday, 12th August 2014

Holiday Extras appoints new Head of Airline Business Development

Tweet Holiday Extras announces the appointment of Peter Smith, in the new role of Head of Airline Business Development. Peter will be responsible for developing airline partnerships to deliver tailored, Holiday Extras’ airport parking, lounge, hotel and insurance white labels for their customers. Former Head of Sales UK at CarTrawler, … Read more

Monday, 11th August 2014

Industry expert shares Agile UX design experience with Holiday Extras team

Tweet The team at travel company Holiday Extras welcomed Jeff Gothelf, an industry expert in Agile UX design, for three days of workshops and talks last week. Jeff Gothelf of US-based Neo Innovations, demonstrated ‘Lean UX’; a concept inspired by Lean and Agile development theories. The idea encourages teams to … Read more