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Barbara Joseph
Senior Manager, Business Development at Virtuoso, Virtuoso
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Member for 8 Years
Joined February 2016
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About me

Experienced travel & tourism professional that specializes in consulting travel agencies on their business and technology needs. Skilled in business development, project management, and account management.
• Act as a subject matter expert and offer deep understanding of the competitive landscape for agency technology and services
• Create business development strategies; evaluate opportunities, prioritize initiatives and drive new business from conception through closure
• Proactive sourcing and evaluating of new business partners that meet company growth objectives
• Incubate potential partners to increase value proposition for members and to craft mutually beneficial partnerships optimizing advisory productivity and client servicing abilities
• Lead internal council to build consensus with product, marketing, retail, supply and engineering functions towards common goals and organizational strategy
• Manage the sales process, negotiate contracts, and develop account management plans that drive initiatives with suppliers to track and improve key metrics
• Lead projects across a variety of divisions from product management, engineering, and marketing departments to align business needs

Why did you join the community?

For productive networking

What is your favorite travel destination?

Japan

Where do you dream of traveling to?

Philippines

What was your first travel job?

Evergreen Escapes

Three words that describe why we should travel?

Awareness, transformational, cultural

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