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Bruce Martin

Bruce Martin

Managing Director

Bruce is the MD of Travel Gossip and has driven the growth of the B2B brand since 2014.

Bruce is also the MD of award-winning social media agency Ginger Juice which he founded in 2013 after 20 years working in travel.

He has worked for a wide range of companies within the industry and is a well-established social media expert; leading on many social media client campaigns and speaking at events around the world.

Linsey McNeill

Linsey McNeill

Co-Editor

Linsey is a well-established travel writer who cut her teeth in journalism at The Star newspaper in Sheffield before joining Travel Weekly as a senior writer.

She has since contributed to numerous national and international titles including The Telegraph, The Times, Sunday Times Travel Magazine, The Express, The Observer, GQ, the London Evening Standard, Which? and the South China Morning Post.

Linsey was most recently Editor of the travel trade news site TravelMole.com.

Lisa James

Lisa James

Co-Editor

Lisa was a reporter on the Derby Evening Telegraph before joining Travel Weekly, where she had stints as Cruise Correspondent, Business Travel Reporter, Features Reporter, News Editor, then Deputy Editor.

Since 2006 she’s been freelance, with recent roles including Editor of Corporate Traveller’s magazine, Gateway, and Deputy Editor of TravelMole.com.

She’s also part of the media team at Remembering Wildlife, the fundraising charity photobook series that has donated more than $1m to much-needed conservation projects in 24 countries.

Jessica Simpson

Jessica Simpson

Business Development Manager

Jessica has joined us from Youtravel to focus on new business opportunities for Travel Gossip and to take extra care of our existing clients.

Jessica is an experienced business development manager having spent the last 5 years in the travel industry.

She loves the great variety of people she is building long term relationships with and gets great satisfaction in supporting them to achieve their business objectives.

Katherine Starkey

Katherine Starkey

Digital Marketing Manager

Katherine joined our team from Destinology in 2019 and managed all our of trade social media campaigns and eMarketing. 

Katherine is an experienced social media consultant, she combines strategic vision with a genuine care for creative and campaign optimisation.

Katherine has over 20 years’ industry experience; working for leading tour operators including Destinology, Al Fresco Holidays, Cresta, Virgin and Thomas Cook.

Heather Yerlett

Heather Yerlett

Creative Director

Heather has developed and evolved her design skill set over the last 14 years to become the multi-disciplined marketer and creator she is today.

With a meaty background in travel and a whole catalogue of big name partners in her portfolio, Heather is looked upon as one of the go-to design partners within the industry.

Oh and she’s award-winning too, scooping bronze for ‘Best In-House Marketing and PR Team’ at The Travel Marketing Awards 2016.

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Bruce Martin

Bruce Martin

Managing Director

​Bruce is the MD of Travel Gossip and has driven the growth of the B2B brand since 2014.

Bruce is also the MD of award-winning social media agency Ginger Juice which he founded in 2013 after 20 years working in travel.

He has worked for a wide range of companies within the industry and is a well-established social media expert; leading on many social media client campaigns and speaking at events around the world.

Linsey McNeill

Linsey McNeill

Co-Editor

Linsey is a well-established travel writer who cut her teeth in journalism at The Star newspaper in Sheffield before joining Travel Weekly as a senior writer.

She has since contributed to numerous national and international titles including The Telegraph, The Times, Sunday Times Travel Magazine, The Express, The Observer, GQ, the London Evening Standard, Which? and the South China Morning Post.

Linsey was most recently Editor of the travel trade news site TravelMole.com.

Lisa James

Lisa James

Co-Editor

Lisa was a reporter on the Derby Evening Telegraph before joining Travel Weekly, where she had stints as Cruise Correspondent, Business Travel Reporter, Features Reporter, News Editor, then Deputy Editor.

Since 2006 she’s been freelance, with recent roles including Editor of Corporate Traveller’s magazine, Gateway, and Deputy Editor of TravelMole.com.

She’s also part of the media team at Remembering Wildlife, the fundraising charity photobook series that has donated more than $1m to much-needed conservation projects in 24 countries.

Jessica Simpson

Jessica Simpson

Business Development Manager

Jessica has joined us from Youtravel to focus on new business opportunities for Travel Gossip and to take extra care of our existing clients.

Jessica is an experienced business development manager having spent the last 5 years in the travel industry.

She loves the great variety of people she is building long term relationships with and gets great satisfaction in supporting them to achieve their business objectives.

Katherine Starkey

Katherine Starkey

Digital Marketing Manager

Katherine joined Ginger Juice from Destinology in 2019 and now oversees a wide range of B2C and B2B activity for Ginger Juice.

Katherine is an experienced social media consultant who specialises in social media, CRM, partnership campaigns and brand development. She combines strategic vision with a genuine care for creative and campaign optimisation.

With a passion for travel and over 20 years’ industry experience, Katherine has worked in marketing and product roles for some of the biggest tour operators in the business including Destinology, Al Fresco Holidays, Cresta, Virgin and Thomas Cook.

Heather Yerlett

Heather Yerlett

Creative Director

Heather has developed and evolved her design skill set over the last 14 years to become the multi-disciplined marketer and creator she is today.

With a meaty background in travel and a whole catalogue of big name partners in her portfolio, Heather is looked upon as one of the go-to design partners within the industry.

Oh and she’s award-winning too, scooping bronze for ‘Best In-House Marketing and PR Team’ at The Travel Marketing Awards 2016.

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Bruce Martin

Managing Director

Bruce is the MD of Travel Gossip and has driven the growth of the B2B brand since 2014.

Bruce is also the MD of award-winning social media agency Ginger Juice which he founded in 2013 after 20 years working in travel.

He has worked for a wide range of companies within the industry and is a well-established social media expert; leading on many social media client campaigns and speaking at events around the world.

Linsey McNeill

Co-Editor

Linsey is a well-established travel writer who cut her teeth in journalism at The Star newspaper in Sheffield before joining Travel Weekly as a senior writer.

She has since contributed to numerous national and international titles including The Telegraph, The Times, Sunday Times Travel Magazine, The Express, The Observer, GQ, the London Evening Standard, Which? and the South China Morning Post.

Linsey was most recently Editor of the travel trade news site TravelMole.com.

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Lisa James

Co-Editor

Lisa was a reporter on the Derby Evening Telegraph before joining Travel Weekly, where she had stints as Cruise Correspondent, Business Travel Reporter, Features Reporter, News Editor, then Deputy Editor.

Since 2006 she’s been freelance, with recent roles including Editor of Corporate Traveller’s magazine, Gateway, and Deputy Editor of TravelMole.com.

She’s also part of the media team at Remembering Wildlife, the fundraising charity photobook series that has donated more than $1m to much-needed conservation projects in 24 countries.

Jessica Simpson

Business Development Manager

Jessica has joined us from Youtravel to focus on new business opportunities for Travel Gossip and to take extra care of our existing clients.

Jessica is an experienced business development manager having spent the last 5 years in the travel industry.

She loves the great variety of people she is building long term relationships with and gets great satisfaction in supporting them to achieve their business objectives.

Katherine Starkey

Katherine Starkey

Digital Marketing Manager

Katherine joined Ginger Juice from Destinology in 2019 and now oversees a wide range of B2C and B2B activity for Ginger Juice.

Katherine is an experienced social media consultant who specialises in social media, CRM, partnership campaigns and brand development. She combines strategic vision with a genuine care for creative and campaign optimisation.

With a passion for travel and over 20 years’ industry experience, Katherine has worked in marketing and product roles for some of the biggest tour operators in the business including Destinology, Al Fresco Holidays, Cresta, Virgin and Thomas Cook.

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Heather Yerlett

Creative Director

Heather has developed and evolved her design skill set over the last 14 years to become the multi-disciplined marketer and creator she is today.

With a meaty background in travel and a whole catalogue of big name partners in her portfolio, Heather is looked upon as one of the go-to design partners within the industry.

Oh and she’s award-winning too, scooping bronze for ‘Best In-House Marketing and PR Team’ at The Travel Marketing Awards 2016.

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