Agents' Choice 2018

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Island Routes Caribbean Adventures

Island Routes Caribbean Adventures has appointed Morgan Ritch-Azan has been appointed as trade marketing manager. Ritch-Azan has more than nine years of hospitality and travel experience and will bring her passion for the Caribbean region to her new role. Most recently, she led marketing and franchise operations for Island Routes Caribbean Adventures, where she playedmore ›

Sandals Resorts International

Sandals Resorts International has appointed industry veteran Gebhard F. Rainer as CEO, effective immediately. Sandals chairman and founder, Gordon “Butch” Stewart said the appointment follows an extensive search in concert with deputy chairman, Adam Stewart and was designed to accelerate the strategic growth of the luxury all-inclusive brands under the Sandals Resorts International banner. “Sandalsmore ›


Goway Travel’s GroupsOnly Department has welcomed back Keren Samuel, one of the industry’s top Group Planning Specialists. With more than 32 years of experience selling groups to all corners of the world, Samuel has also travelled extensively in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and many idyllic Islands around the globe. Throughout her career,more ›

Westin Harbour Castle

Harmeet Chugh has joined the Westin Harbour Castle team in Toronto as the hotel’s new manager. Chugh has more than 17 years of hospitality experience, including international work across three different continents. He has been with Marriott since 2003 and most recently worked as a hotel manager in St. Thomas at the Morning Star Marriottmore ›

Saint Lucia Tourism Authority

The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) has appointed Rod Hanna as its new trade sales manager. Hanna will work closely with the trade as part of a leading, national strategy to increase travel agent engagement, to reach Canadians seeking unique and exotic island experiences. Hanna has over 10 years experience in the industry, most recentlymore ›

Royal Irish Tours

Jonathan Sargeant has joined the Royal Irish Tours team as their new sales manager for Canada. Sargeant joins Royal Irish from Tourism Ireland where he has worked for the last 2.5 years as the trade promotions and e-marketing executive for the Canadian market. Sergeant is from Dublin and moved to Canada in 2011 to takemore ›


Goway president Bruce Hodge has announced the appointment of John Feenaghty to the newly created position of chief operating officer, starting early in 2018. Feenaghty will focus on the development of a long-term plan which includes the gradual exit (retirement) of Hodge. He is tasked with growth in all areas of the company (spear-headed bymore ›


Transat has named Jordi Solé as president of its new hotel division. His appointment is effective Feb. 20 and he will lead Transat’s entire hotel development operations in the Caribbean and Mexico – two markets where the international tourism company has been active for 30 years. In making the announcement, Transat’s president and CEO, Jean-Marcmore ›

Jamaica Tourist Board

After an extensive search, Donovan White has been selected to fill the position of director of tourism of the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB). His appointment was announced by Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett. White, a Jamaican national whose term as head of the country’s tourism marketing agency will commence officially on Feb. 15, brings withmore ›

Tourism Partnership of Niagara

The Tourism Partnership of Niagara board of directors has appointed tourism industry veteran Anthony Annunziata as its president, following a nation-wide executive leadership search. Annunziata, who has served as interim executive director of the not-for-profit Regional Tourism Organization since February, moves into the new role effective immediately. A life-long resident of Niagara, Annunziata has moremore ›