Cassandra JohnsonMarket Manager, Expedia
Cassandra Johnson is a Market Manager at Expedia who is relatively new to the role having joined the company 4 months ago. She is based within the Manchester office and dedicated to developing partnerships with hotels within the Manchester and Sheffield markets, to deliver best-in-class booking options for global travellers. She is local to the area of Manchester, however, she has travelled extensively and worked in various locations across the globe.
Cassandra has stemmed from a travel and tourism background both academically and professionally, having completed a BA (Hons) in Tourism Management at the Manchester Metropolitan University where she also participated in the Leonardo Di Vinci programme, promoting the movement of skilled workforces across Europe within the Tourism sector.
Professionally, Cassandra began her travel career as a product and commercial executive for Rentalcars.com then moved on to pursue the beginning of her online travel agent profession in 2011 with LateRooms.com. Her time at LateRooms.com, spanning over 4 years saw Cassandra progress within the Hotel Relationship department from product improvement executive to Hotel Operations Manager, managing two teams of executives responsible for the onboarding of new properties and the online maintenance of existing properties to optimise booking potential.
In order to grow her account management skills set, Cassandra undertook the position of International Account Manager for Ebay, managing an array of retail accounts supporting their e-commerce and international online presence before returning to the Travel and Tourism sector in her current role with Expedia in 2017.