Murfin will start her role next week, tasked with meeting existing partners and attracting new business.
She joins with more than 12 years’ experience in the industry, having started out in assistant branch manager roles at Going Places and then Co-operative Travel, before becoming branch manager and regional cruise executive.
Murfin joins Holiday Extras after working with 3FOR as an ambassador, and as a home-based cruise sales specialist for Cruise Village.
She said: “I feel that this is the perfect next step for my career and I’m looking forward to meeting new people as well as reaching out to old friends in the travel trade.”
Lindsay Garvey-Jones, national partnerships manager for Holiday Extras added: “We are so pleased to have Leanne as one of our team and I really look forward to seeing her use her experience and passion for travel to support our partners in the north.”