Phil Gardner

ITT Board Member

Phil Gardner has over 20 years travel industry experience, commencing with First Choice where amongst other roles he was an integration programme manager for the First Choice/Thomson merger. He went on to lead the ‘flight only’ division of the newly created TUI UK business and then progressed to run the commercial arm of TUI UK Cruises. He moved to Thomas Cook in 2015 to focus on distribution, where he assumed several different roles including Director of Sales, E-Commerce & Marketing and was a member of the UK Board. Prior to joining Ambassador Phil was chief commercial officer at Fosun Tourism Group, where he focused on re-launching Thomas Cook. In the CCO role with Ambassador, Phil has responsibility for the guest proposition, sales, marketing and commercial planning, including digital and reservations centre interaction with guests and the travel trade.