ITT Future You Welcomes New Ambassadors 

Olly Nicholls, CEO of Attraction World and Jenny Kovacs, visibility specialist and the ‘Queen of Being Seen’ – have been appointed as Future You Ambassadors to help continue to inform and inspire the next generation of travel, tourism, hospitality and aviation professionals.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          They join fellow industry professionals, Donna Allcock (Tourism Ireland), Lee Ainsworth (Advantage Travel Partnership), Jamie-Lee Abtar (The Travel Marketer), Ben Rogers (BWH Hotels Group) and Michael Long (Expedia).                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Jenny commented “As a Visibility Specialist, and the ITT Future You inaugural mentor of the year, I understand the importance of having people to champion the industry, companies and individuals with their career aspirations. Mentoring gives great insights into the many ways to raise your professional profile and I’m especially proud to be an ITT Future You Ambassador. It’s an organisation that’s so diverse in knowledge and rich in education while encouraging it’s Members to excel at any level.”                                                                                                                                                                                              Regarding his appointment, Olly stated “Having worked within the tourism industry for the past 21 years, it is a pleasure to be joining ITT Future You as an Ambassador. After mentored many people throughout my career, the opportunity to support and engage with today’s Travel and Tourism students is something I am excited about. As the world of travel changes following the impact from Covid-19, the grassroots of the industry need to be nurtured and supported like never before. Having worked my way through the industry starting as a holiday rep overseas, Regional Manager within Retail, Director for one of the world’s leading travel brands, and now the CEO of one of Europe’s leading experience brands, I look forward to passing on my knowledge and enthusiasm for the best industry in the world.”                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Claire Steiner, Co-Founder of ITT Future You and Chair of the ITT Education & Training Committee added, “Both Jenny and Olly have been amazing supporters over the past year, at a time when many students are worried about their career prospects due to the impact of the pandemic on our industry. They have continued to support the aspirations of the next generation of professionals, ensuring they remain enthusiastic and committed to a career in our sector and I am thrilled that they have agreed to join us as official ITT Future You Ambassadors.”