Gold Trusted Service Award
Gold Trusted Service Award
Awarded by Feefo, which independently collects reviews from our customers, the award recognizes businesses that consistently deliver a world-class customer experience.
Rosette
Boating expertise since 1969
With over 50 years of experience and expertise, we're passionate about providing unbeatable vacations on the water.
Kompass
18 amazing destinations
Our extensive network of bases across 9 countries means you can enjoy a return-trip or choose from a wide selection of one-way routes.
Boot
World’s largest fleet
We have more river and canal boats available than any other operator, available to hire between April and October. Our wide range of boats sleeps between 2-12 people.
Boje
No boat licence required
That's right! You can rent and captain your own boat for a short break (3 nights minimum), a week or longer. We'll show you everything you need to know before you set off.
  • Gold Trusted Service Award
    Gold Trusted Service Award
    Awarded by Feefo, which independently collects reviews from our customers, the award recognizes businesses that consistently deliver a world-class customer experience.
  • Rosette
    Boating expertise since 1969
    With over 50 years of experience and expertise, we're passionate about providing unbeatable vacations on the water.
  • Kompass
    18 amazing destinations
    Our extensive network of bases across 9 countries means you can enjoy a return-trip or choose from a wide selection of one-way routes.
  • Boot
    World’s largest fleet
    We have more river and canal boats available than any other operator, available to hire between April and October. Our wide range of boats sleeps between 2-12 people.
  • Boje
    No boat licence required
    That's right! You can rent and captain your own boat for a short break (3 nights minimum), a week or longer. We'll show you everything you need to know before you set off.
  • Gold Trusted Service Award
    Gold Trusted Service Award
    Awarded by Feefo, which independently collects reviews from our customers, the award recognizes businesses that consistently deliver a world-class customer experience.
  • Rosette
    Boating expertise since 1969
    With over 50 years of experience and expertise, we're passionate about providing unbeatable vacations on the water.
  • Kompass
    18 amazing destinations
    Our extensive network of bases across 9 countries means you can enjoy a return-trip or choose from a wide selection of one-way routes.
  • Boot
    World’s largest fleet
    We have more river and canal boats available than any other operator, available to hire between April and October. Our wide range of boats sleeps between 2-12 people.
  • Boje
    No boat licence required
    That's right! You can rent and captain your own boat for a short break (3 nights minimum), a week or longer. We'll show you everything you need to know before you set off.

Le Boat appoints Kate Bray as Global Sales and Customer Director

Le Boat is the No.1 provider of boating holidays on Europe and Canada's beautiful inland waterways bringing together more than 50 years of experience, expertise and memories. The UK based operator is delighted to announce that Kate Bray has joined the senior management team as Global Sales and Customer Director, reporting to Cheryl Brown, Managing Director of Le Boat. She will be working across Le Boat's global business, to grow sales and distribution channels and across all source markets as well as delivering an outstanding experience across the full customer journey. 

 

Kate comes to the role with a wealth of experience covering all aspects of B2B and B2C markets in international travel, having previously worked for several high-profile travel organisations within the Marine, Leisure and eCommerce travel space. Kate has held Distribution Director and Director of Customer Engagement roles in specialist UK-based tour operators including TUI Specialist and Activity Sector and previously worked for Groupon as Director of International Sales.

 

The investment in the role demonstrates Le Boat's commitment to its sales efforts across its international territories, ensuring sales initiatives to drive revenue growth and expand the presence of the brand globally.

 

Cheryl Brown, Managing Director of Le Boat says “We are delighted to welcome Kate to our team, she brings a broad wealth of knowledge and proven track record in the hospitality industry which make her the ideal candidate for this role. She comes as a great asset to our company currently and is exactly the person we need to help us execute our ambitious vision for the future. She will be instrumental in the launch our new program next year in  Canada, thanks to Le Boat’s new destination exploring the picturesque Trent-Severn Waterway and Kawartha Lakes.”

 

Kate says “The challenge and responsibility of overseeing a global portfolio, opening new markets and growing the brand is very appealing, I am thrilled to be joining Le Boat and be back in the marine space. My entire career has been in travel, I look forward to utilising my skills and experience whilst working alongside a group of talented professionals."

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For all press enquiries please contact 

Lynsey Devon [email protected]; 07717 078862 / 020 3763 5170  

About Le Boat: Le Boat is the leading provider of self-drive boating holidays on Europe and Canada's inland waterways. With the world’s largest fleet of over 900 self-drive boats, including its newest premier Horizon cruisers, they offer the widest choice of fabulous boating destinations. Operating a network of nearly 40 departure bases across nine destinations, Le Boat’s boating holidays can be whatever you want them to be, from a full-on action-packed adventure to a slow-paced relaxing chance to unwind. With no previous experience necessary, boating holidays can be enjoyed by anyone. www.leboat.co.uk