Julia is a forward thinking and creative entreprenuer and has twice been interviewed by BBC News 24 and has won Woman Entrepreneur of the Year at the Shine Awards. She has launched two very successful business, OTT & New Frontiers, and has been a significant figure within the travel and tourism industry for many years. Online Travel Training, is her current focus, launched in in 2008 to aggregate some product and destination training for the candidates of her travel recruitment agency, New Frontiers. Within months, companies were marketing their eLearning to over 5000 travel professionals. A course creation tool was developed and the business took off. In 2012, the business separated from New Frontiers and relaunched as OTT. After significant investment, the website was rebuilt to enable travel companies to translate their eLearning to reach 100,000's of agents globally. OTT has won 8 awards and is the clear market leader in the UK if not the world.
Claim to Fame: I grew up, neighbours and friends, with Lorde's mother.
Product and Marketing Director
Louise Honan has over 20 years experience working in the digital arena and has worked with large and small companies both in the UK and Ireland. She has led and managed digital development and marketing projects across a variety of industries including logistics, retail, publishing and recruitment. Louise has worked with OTT on a variety of projects since 2015 combining commercial awareness with product and marketing skills.
Graduating from University College Dublin in 1992 with a BA (Hons) her love of Archaeology & Classics fuelled her interest in human social development and in particular how new technologies impact our personal, social and economic lives. This led to a postgraduate degree in business & technology and some years later a first class Master’s Degree in eBusiness with a focus on digital transformation within businesses. Louise was nominated for an IIA (Irish Internet Association) award for her work with publisher Gill & Macmillan and has spoken and published articles for the IIA.
Claim to Fame: I once persuaded a London cabbie to let me drive his taxi for the last 1/2 mile of the journey – great fun.
International Business Development Manager
Kenny has recently joined the OTT team, at the age of just 29 Kenny has already enjoyed many years of working in the travel industry. He has held various roles within Retail, Tour Operator & Airline Sectors. He continued onto roles such as Partnership Development Manager for Holiday Extras and Most recently National Account Manager for Monarch Airlines. Kenny enjoys travelling the world and has a passion for musical theatre and anything to do with music. He loves to cook and is always up for a night out on the town. He is great at building relationships with partners and is a perfect fit into the OTT community.
Claim to Fame: Singing Karaoke in a bathtub with Lee Ryan from Blue @ Pikes hotel in Ibiza. Also Having a cuppa in my parents back garden with Jeff Braizer.
Business Development Manager
London born. Before discovering the travel industry Matthew graduated in History and mixed cocktails at Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club. Matthew has since been a successful B2B account manager for several years before joining OTT as a Business Development Manager. Has arranged and implemented promotional campaigns for tourist boards, airlines, cruise companies and tour operators with successful results.
Claim to Fame: Once woke up in Kosovo after a night out.
Business Development Manager
Kristian is a well travelled member of the team having spent lots of his free time travelling in Asia, Australia, Europe and South America. Living and working in Australia and Taiwan in education and being a key player in the Luxury Travel Media in Sydney. Kristian has brought his experience in both fields over to OTT. Other than travelling around far off lands Kristian talents lies in marketing, business development and putting on events having run his own marketing and events companies for the last few years where he learnt that customer care and getting the best return on investment for his clients was key to success. When Kristian is not working for his clients his passions are in photography and music and you will always find him taking plenty of snaps of his travels and seeing a live band on a Friday night and even getting behind the DJ box once in a while.
Claim to Fame: I have DJ’d ( shared the decks with) with Fat Boy Slim , Frank Turner, The Brian Jones Town Massacre and DJ Yoda.
Digital Marketing Executive
Philip is from sunny Malta and moved to London in 2014 to complete his BA (Hons) Business with Marketing degree at the University of Greenwich. Philip worked as a Market Research Assistant at an accounting network before joining OTT as Digital Marketing Executive in July 2018. He has always had a passion for travel and is excited to be working in the industry. Out of the office, he is always looking to tick countries off his travel bucket list, snapping photos for Instagram and loves a good night out.
Claim to Fame: Once flew a plane for 15 minutes with no licence and no instructor.
Originally from Spain, Aida has over 10 years’ experience working in the travel industry. She graduated in Travel and Tourism Management in 2009 followed by a degree in Advertising and Public Relationships a few years later. Her love for travel and marketing led her to a further postgraduate Degree in Digital Marketing with a focus on digital production and online platforms.
Claim to Fame: I can touch my nose with the tip of my tounge
Senior Account Manager
Priti brings her excellent knowledge of the travel industry to each of her clients. With over 20 years experience across a range of sectors including luxury, destinations hotels and tour operators her support and account management skills are outstanding.
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Senior Account Manager
Angelica has devoted her 11 year career to the travel industry with a variety of previous roles including sales, account management and training travel agents. Angelica is proud of being part of the 2015 TTG award winning supplier sales team of the year with Attraction World.
Her work with some of the best travel companies in the industry such as Viking Cruises, Virgin Holidays, Thomas Cook and Flight Centre enables her to give our clients valuable insights into how to engage with travel professionals
Claim to Fame: I auditioned for the movie version of 'Harry Potter' which I didn't get. However, I was subsequently interviewed on 'Blue Peter' about the experience which was pretty cool.
Originally form Lithuania, Jomante loves the travel industry. An honours graduate of Bournemouth University, she has worked with the Hong Kong Tourist Board and more recently as an account executive at AxiCom (PR and Marketing Communications Agency). Jomante brings a keen eye for detail and an energy to each of her clients
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