Karl Hedison
Director

In his roles as Financial Director and also Technical lead of our Software Development, Karl takes care of the analytical side of RAPID

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Rebecca Anderson-Smith
Director

In her roles as Operations Director and Head of Business Travel, Rebecca works closely alongside RAPID's clients to deliver the best possible service.

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Linda Anderson-Smith
Director

In her role as Sales Director, Linda utilises her impressive Contacts and Industry experience to connect people and like-minded businesses.

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Ellie Patchett
Travel Advisor

Ellie has been with Rapid since it’s very early days. She does a fantastic job of looking after and supporting the team.

“I love working for Rapid – every day is a new challenge”

Maisy Whittington
Travel Advisor

Maisy is an absolute delight. Our customers love her banter!

“I love working for Rapid because we are one big happy family and there is nothing too big or small that we can’t tackle together as a team!”

Jaye Slattery
Travel Advisor

Jaye comes from a customer training background, she works to provide the best possible service, with the customer at the heart of everything she does”

“I really enjoy working with Rapid, it allows me to work with a range of customers in different sectors. Everyone is Rapid is incredibly welcoming.”

Rowan Hitchin
Accounts

Rowan is super-organised and efficient, she’s an Accounts Super-Star but she’s also the caring one who looks after everyone else.

“I love working for Rapid because it’s one big happy family and the people make the job”

Bea Pillinger
Credit Control

Bea brings a range of options to the customers and works with individual customer needs on individual payment plans.

“I love working with customers to find solutions and make their business needs achievable via Rapid’s range of payment plans on offer. Having strong relationships with our customers is what allows us to grow and continue to provide an excellent customer experience.”

Rachael Anderson-Smith
HR

Rachael joined Rapid as employee #1, and she always has fantastic ideas of how to constantly improve the company.

“I love Rapid for the variety – Every day is different and I get to interact with so many people.”

Fiona Chapman
Marketing

Fiona joins the team with a wealth of marketing and PR experience from both in house and agency backgrounds.

“Working for a local company, with a global reach is exciting. Travel is a huge passion point and working with a variety of customers from SME’s to global corporations on their travel needs is an exciting mix.”

Connor Pickerden
Software Developer

Connor joined Rapid whilst studying Computing Technologies at the Grimsby Institute, working on 3D modelling and coding. The man behind RORI and has successfully streamlined the booking system, giving Rapid customers more flexibility and speed when booking through the platform.

“Putting theory into practice is really fun, it’s a great atmosphere and building new systems and supporting our customer needs is really rewarding.”

Cally Grice
Software Developer

Cally joins the team from a university lecturer background, teaching 3D modelling and software development. Now working directly back in the industry, Cally is working on projects such as streamlining backend efficiencies – focusing efforts on building an internal training Academy.

“I absolutely enjoy every second I spend here at Rapid everyone is so welcoming and are an absolute delight to work and always willing to help if they can.

Danielle Cole
Travel Advisor

Danielle is currently studying Tourism Management at The Grimsby Institute and continues to bring her enthusiasm and love of travel to the office – providing for customers and listening to their travel briefs. She’s a welcome addition to the team!

“Transitioning into a travel role whilst completing my studies is exciting. I’ve enjoyed every minute of working with new customers and getting know their travel needs. In particular, representing the two brands – both Rapid Accommodation and Rapid Business Travel. It provides a nice mix to our everyday role within the travel booking team.”

Michelle Duns
Travel Advisor

Michelle is a fab addition to the Rapid team bringing a wealth of travel experience, having previously worked for British Holidays and Haven Holidays.

“Having worked in customer service roles across a variety of sectors, It’s great to be back working within the travel industry - to me both travel and customer service are an incredibly exciting mix and I enjoy meeting new customers and building relationships."

Rapid Travel Group Limited
Trading Address: DBC House, Laceby Business Park, Grimsby Road, Laceby, DN37 7DP
Registered Address: 127 Cleethorpe Rd, Grimsby DN31 3EW
Company Reg No: 08074002
VAT Reg No: 181522716

Rapid Accommodation
Rapid Accommodation is a trading name of Rapid Travel Group Limited

Rapid Business Travel Limited
Trading Address: DBC House, Laceby Business Park, Grimsby Road, Laceby, DN37 7DP
Registered Address: 127 Cleethorpe Rd, Grimsby DN31 3EW
Company Reg No: 11340595
VAT Reg No: 296669726