Getting to know – Brad Conlin at Essential Travel

BradConlinSeeing as Thomas Cook Essentials have such a fantastic commission increase on travel insurance this month we have endorsed them as our advertiser of the month. We also got to know Brad Conlin, Business Development at Essential Travel in our latest sixty second interview…

Describe yourself in three words
Passionate, Loyal and Stubborn.

If you weren’t at Essential Travel/Thomas Cook Essentials, what would you be doing?
Thats a tough one… ummm, I’d probably be working towards being foosball champion of the world.

If you were granted one wish what would it be?
I’d wish for a 1000 more wishes… and then my 2nd wish would be for a bit more height, I’m not short but not exactly tall 🙂

What’s your secret skill?
Now that would be telling…

What are the three things you wouldn’t go on holiday without?
Passport, money and travel insurance (some serious brownie points with that one!)

Do you have three top tips for publishers wanting to work with you?
Get in touch if you have any ideas or questions, we are open to working with affiliates on bespoke agreements. Prominent banner placements are naturally always welcome 🙂 Lastly, affiliates who go the extra mile for us will be rewarded.

What is your biggest pet peeve?
I do love them, but getting stuck behind old people is tough.

What is the biggest challenge facing online travel in 2011?
With the world ending in 2012, ticket sales to space are running out fast! Other than that the ressesion and the cost of claims in European countires such as spain are biggies.

Are there any upcoming new developments with Essential Travel/Thomas Cook Essentials that could be of interest to our publishers?
Thomas Cook Essentials is the new development… It’s got has massive potential, with the same quality products as Essential Travel backed by a powerful brand.

What would you say to an aspiring affiliate marketer?
Work hard… but enjoy it!

Next week we get to know Andy Andreou at Quidco

Serena Masih

Serena Masih

Serena is responsible for affilinet’s marketing strategy in the UK and for raising brand awareness through events, PR and other marketing activities.
Serena Masih

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