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Andrew Heltzel Named Chief Commercial Officer of Xanterra Travel Collection

WHY IT RATES: Heltzel has spent more than a decade with Xanterra, helping manage the enterprise database, technology optimization, analytics and brand communications.—Patrick Clarke, TravelPulse Senior Editor

Andy Todd, President and CEO of Xanterra Travel Collection, one of the most diverse and oldest travel and hospitality companies in the US (it traces its roots to the Fred Harvey Company founded in 1876) named Andrew Heltzel Chief Commercial Officer.

During Andrew’s 11-year tenure with Xanterra as Director of Marketing, CRM & Analytics, he has been responsible for managing the enterprise database, technology optimization, analytics, and brand communications to drive revenue growth, cross-sell, and guest loyalty.

Prior to joining Xanterra, Andrew was Senior Account Director at Atlas Advertising, responsible for the strategic planning and execution of global sales and marketing plans for hospitality and resort real estate development clients.

“Andrew brings tremendous value to our business with his deep hospitality and travel industry experience and personal passion for our products,” says Todd. “We are thrilled for Andrew to join Xanterra’s executive team and lead our commercial divisions including Marketing, Sales, Revenue Management and Guest Services.”

SOURCE: Xanterra Travel Collection press release.

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