Glen Thomas has joined Wendy Wu Tours as head of group sales & partnerships, a new role created to help expand what the operator offers groups.

Glen Thomas (centre) collecting The Excellence Award at the Group Leisure & Travel Awards 2017.

Glen Thomas (centre) collecting The Excellence Award at the Group Leisure & Travel Awards 2017.

Glen is well-known within the groups market and a previous winner of The Excellence Award, for an individual’s service to group travel organisers, presented annually at the Group Leisure & Travel Awards.

He takes over 20 years of experience with him, having held senior roles within Co-op Travel and more recently Travelsphere where Glen headed up the operator’s group sales division for ten years.

With full responsibility for the leadership and development of Wendy Wu’s group sales and partnerships business, Glen will also spearhead Wendy Wu’s promotional and educational programme to groups including the operator’s latest venture, the launch of the new deluxe river cruise ship, Victoria Mekong.

Commenting on the new appointment Glen Thomas said: “Wendy Wu Tours has a deserved reputation as the leading travel specialists for China and Japan. We have a tremendous opportunity to grow and develop the group sales business as well as diversifying into new sectors.

“Wendy Wu’s brand, values and proven delivery models are facets I have respected as a competitor for many years, and I am excited to be on board and part of this outstanding team that will take this sector to the next level.”

Wendy Wu Tours offers a portfolio of group, private and tailormade tours in over 30 countries across Asia and South America. All tours come with a fully inclusive price which include guides. In addition to London, you can choose to fly from many regional UK airports, again returning to the airport of your choice.

For more information and to see what Wendy Wu offers groups visit