Appointments

WestJet Encore Gets New President

WestJet Encore Gets New President WestJet has announced that Charles Duncan has been named as the new head of WestJet Encore, WestJet's regional airline. “Charles is a proven leader with extensive experience in operations, commercial and general management for global airlines,” said Gregg Saretsky, WestJet president and... more ›
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Tsu Named Tour East President and CEO

Tsu Named Tour East President and CEO Rita Tsang, chairman of the board of Tour East Group, has named Annie SF Tsu president and CEO, effective immediately. Tsang, formerly chairman and CEO, said Tsu “helped Tour East Group achieve global fame and recognition” as president. “Annie’s out of the box thinking and her... more ›
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Farrill Joins Pulse Travel Marketing

Farrill Joins Pulse Travel Marketing Cynthia Farrill has joined Pulse Travel Marketing Inc. – a Canadian, boutique travel trade, marketing and public relations company. Farrill will help manage the Brand USA travel trade account for Pulse from its Toronto-based office with support from Patrice Bell and Pulse offices in... more ›
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Cummings To Lead WestJet’s Ultra-Low-Cost Airline

Cummings To Lead WestJet’s Ultra-Low-Cost Airline WestJet has announced the appointment of Bob Cummings as executive vice-president responsible for the yet-to-be-named ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) which will launch late in 2017 or early 2018. Cummings will have accountability for all aspects of this new venture, including planning,... more ›
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Making An Impact

Transat Creates New Distribution Unit

Making An Impact Transat is creating a new distribution unit that will be led by Joseph Adamo, who takes on the role of vice-president and chief distribution officer for Transat Tours Canada (TTC). The new distribution unit groups the company's commercialization and Customer Care Centre... more ›
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Farrill Retiring From Air Canada

Farrill Retiring From Air Canada Air Canada's Cynthia Farrill has announced that she will be retiring on April 30, 2017 after 40 years of service with the airline. Farrill will be taking some vacation time now, but her email will remain active until the end of the month... more ›
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Celestyal Makes Appointments In Canada

Celestyal Makes Appointments In Canada Celestyal Cruises has appointed Sandra Jakovac to the position of inside sales & administration and Tina Zhang to sales manager, Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest USA. Jakovac and Zhang will support and promote the award-winning cruise operator’s recent expansion of year-round... more ›
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Transat Appointment

Transat Appointment Air Transat has appointed Sharon Smith business development manager for Southwestern Ontario. Smith is a previous business owner and has over 10 years’ experience as a consultant and manager in retail travel. She has first-hand travel knowledge of the Caribbean, Central and South America... more ›
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Anil Oraw Heading Back to India

Anil Oraw Heading Back to India After three years of overseeing India Tourism Toronto, Anil Oraw is heading back to New Delhi. “I am grateful to all of you for your continuous support, encouragements and passion in promoting and selling India,” Oraw said. “The efforts and contributions of all of you resulted in... more ›
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He’s Back!

UNIGLOBE Picks Jamie McNair As Eastern Canada Region President

He’s Back! Jamie McNair has been tapped to become president of the UNIGLOBE Eastern Canada Region. McNair will take over his new responsibilities beginning May 1 and he'll be based at UNIGLOBE's office in Mississauga. He will lead the management team in business development and growth... more ›
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