HBAA director looks for broader role

Hotel Booking Agents Association (HBAA) executive director Loraine Holdcroft has announced she is to stand down from the full-time position at the end of July after two years in order to secure a broader role in the C&I industry. Holdcroft is credited as being instrumental in progressing HBAA initiatives such as its Supplier Directory and Promotions Generator. HBAA Chairman Tim Gasson said: “Loraine has played a key role in the association and will be greatly missed by us all. We wish Loraine the best of luck in the future and thank her for her commitment to the HBAA.” The HBAA Executive Committee is now looking for a replacement for Holdcroft, who is said to be looking for a multi-disciplined role after here time specialising in venue finding.

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