Glasgow Life Makes Its Choice

Glasgow Life Makes Its Choice Pulse Communications and Travel Marketing Inc. has been selected by Glasgow Life as its Public Relations Agency of record in Canada. The agency will be responsible for establishing a compelling and consistent message and media strategy to increase Canadian visitation to Glasgow. The program... more ›
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Simonitsch First Recipient Of New Award

Simonitsch First Recipient Of New Award Legendary Caribbean hotelier Heinz Simonitsch, who defined luxury hospitality and environmental sustainability, has been presented with the first Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) Icon of Hospitality Award. Simonitsch of Jamaica's famed Half Moon resort in Montego Bay was... more ›
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AMResorts Appointment

AMResorts Appointment Jan LaPointe has been promoted to vice-president of strategic sales planning for AMResorts, North America. This newly created position will support AMResort’s growth efforts as the company moves towards its goal to reach 100 resorts by 2020 in nearly 30 destinations. LaPointe will report... more ›
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Pulse Travel Marketing, The KAI Group Join Forces

Pulse Travel Marketing, The KAI Group Join Forces Pulse Travel Marketing Inc. and The KAI Group, two of Canada’s most successful boutique travel tourism marketing and public relations companies, have joined forces and are combining their businesses. The combined company, to be known as Pulse Travel Marketing brings together teams at both... more ›
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Amadeus Picks Valmorbida

Amadeus Picks Valmorbida Amadeus has named Decius Valmorbida as its new senior vice-president, travel channels – effective immediately – and he will also become a member of the company’s executive committee. Valmorbida, previously vice-president EMEA for travel channels, replaces Laurens Leurink, who joined... more ›
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Travel Corporation Makes Some Changes

Travel Corporation Makes Some Changes The Travel Corporation Canada has announced two new, strategic executive appointments. Cris David is now the president of Lion World Travel, while Brad Ford becomes president of Insight Vacations. Jeff Element, president of The Travel Corporation Canada, commented: “One of TTC’s greatest... more ›
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Ensemble Names Schmitt To New Post

Ensemble Names Schmitt To New Post Ensemble Travel Group has appointed Carl Schmitt as vice president, marketing, for the organization’s 850 member agencies in the U.S. and Canada. Schmitt will be responsible for developing and executing a full suite of marketing programs and services for Ensemble members and its global... more ›
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TAT Names Shubert National Marketing Manager for Canada

TAT Names Shubert National Marketing Manager for Canada A familiar face will be on hand when the Tourist Authority of Thailand (TAT) opens its first Canadian office this fall. The TAT announced earlier this year that it plans to open the office in downtown Toronto in September or October. Kayla Shubert (pictured on the left), who's been carrying... more ›
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TRAVELSAVERS Appointment TRAVELSAVERS is adding to its Canadian team with the appointment of Fiona Kosmin as director of new business development, based in Toronto. In her role, Kosmin will be responsible for bringing on new accounts and assisting TRAVELSAVERS with achieving its goals for further growth in... more ›
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ACV Picks Uno

ACV Picks Uno Air Canada Vacations (ACV) has appointed Kim Uno as manager, Partnerships & Business Development. Uno will be leading and expanding all trade and tourism board partnerships. She will also be developing long-term strategic opportunities to drive mutually beneficial agendas in key... more ›
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