Anderson Vacations has announced the appointment of Dawn Rueckl as its general manager for Canada. Rueckl began her love affair with the travel industry at Expo 86, the world exposition in Vancouver, and she has worked in that field ever since. The last 20 years of her career have been spent focused on the group travel market, where she gained experience in almost every aspect of the business — product development, tour planning, operations, marketing, HR, customer service, tour director management, and finance. She has a Bachelor of Arts from UBC and is currently working on her Masters of Tourism Management though Royal Roads University. Rueckl also sits on the board of directors for the National Tour Association. She can be contacted at [email protected] .