Steve Burns takes BridgeStreet MD role

George Sell By George Sell
19 June 2017 | Updated 19 June 2017

UK: BridgeStreet Global Hospitality has appointed airline industry veteran Steve Burns as managing director for EMEA and APAC.

Burns has 20 years of experience as an airline industry executive, and has held senior positions at easyJet, bmibaby and Tiger Airways.
 
"We're delighted to have Steve join our team," said Sean Worker, president and CEO of BridgeStreet.  "BridgeStreet's 4500 client portfolio is made up of business travellers who are looking for serviced apartments, home and extended stay hotels for their global business travel. Steve's experience in network development, yield management, customer service, and marketing will be an asset to us as we expand our global distribution footprint and support capabilities in EMEA and APAC."

"I'm delighted to have joined BridgeStreet at this important stage of growth for the company," said Burns. "I was very attracted by BridgeStreet's well-deserved reputation for great service, and their commitment to development of new technologies. I'm thrilled to be leading our great team in EMEA and APAC, and I look forward to helping extend our position at the forefront of the sector."

An Irish national, Burns is a graduate of the University of Manchester (Aerospace Engineering) and Cranfield University (Air Transport Management).

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