About Our Man

Our Man in Scandinavia - travel and leisure industry representation in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland
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Paul Stanley - Our Man in Scandinavia

Paul Stanley – Managing Director

Paul Stanley has a first class background in travel having held senior management and board level positions with several companies.

He began his career overseas in 1986 and worked in various areas of Spain, the Caribbean and the Far East. Returning to the UK he has subsequently held a number of senior positions including National Account Manager with Thomson, Commercial Director at Travelscene, Senior Contracts Manager for GTA, Director of Destinations of the World ( Europe), and Sales and Marketing Director with Ignite Sales and Marketing.

Paul has extensive experience across a variety of disciplines in sales, marketing, contracting, product development, representation and p.r., and for over 20 years has worked with all sectors of the industry - major tour operators, leisure and business travel agents, online retailers, hotels, tourist boards, attractions, airlines, car hire and representation companies.

He is therefore uniquely positioned in understanding the needs of both supplier and customer, and knowing the most effective way to accurately present your product to the market.

Johnny Gardsäter - Our Man in Scandinavia

Mr. Johnny Gardsäter – Sales and Marketing Director

A graduate in financial and marketing studies, He joined the travel business in 1991 and has worked exclusively within the Nordic and European travel trade in the divisions of Sales, Marketing/PR and Product within tour operator / wholesaler and transport companies.

In 2005 Mr Gardsäter was headhunted to Aviareps after 15 years with a competitor performing sales, marketing and representation for hotels, airlines, destinations and tourism products across the world. His particular strength and focus has been in the growth and developments of Hotel Chains such as Inter-Continental Hotels and Resorts, Forum Hotels, HFS (at that time Ramada, Days Inn, Park Inn and Howard Johnsons) Walt Disney Parks and Resorts and Airlines such as Delta Airlines, US Airways, Estonian Air, Fly Nordic, Aer Lingus, Alitalia, BWIA as well as building tourism brands including the destinations of USA (Discover America), NYC & Company, Ft. Lauderdale, Australia (ATC), Barbados, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Kenya, Malta and Jordan.

Mr Gardsäter was subsequently approached by the Chairman and Owner of a fast expanding airline, Jet Airways India Ltd, and as the Area Sales Manager Nordic Region was responsible for local sales representatives in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia.

In 2013 Mr Gardsäter decided to join Our Man in Scandinavia as part owner and Sales and Marketing Director