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WestJet has announced the appointment of Arved von zur Muehlen to the position of chief commercial officer. He will join WestJet on Jan. 2, 2019, subject to Canadian Immigration approval. “Arved is an accomplished and successful commercial leader with deep expertise in aviation,” said WestJet president Ed Sims. “We welcome Arved at this important momentmore ›


Collette has expanded its sales team in Canada, allowing for a more cohesive strategic plan throughout all regions and the ability to strengthen relationships with partners and guests through communication and collaboration. Expanding the team also ensures that requests are met with urgency and support. The new sales team includes: George Christakis, Head of Sales,more ›

Reach Global Marketing

Reach Global Marketing Ltd. has appointed Kathy Motton as its new director of communications and marketing. In her new position, Motton will lead the Reach Global communications team and will report to president and owner Charmaine Singh. “Kathy is a passionate and driven leader with excellent relationships in the Canadian media and a strong gutmore ›

Merit Travel Group

  Merit Travel Group is transitioning its leadership team as president Jason Merrithew (pictured) has announced he is leaving the company, effective Nov. 15. Dirk Baerts, chief operating officer, will take over leadership of Merit Travel. Merrithew started working with Merit Travel Group over 14 years ago, filling a part-time position while in school. Helpingmore ›


James Marchant has been appointed Global CEO for Contiki. A highly regarded travel executive, Marchant joins Contiki from Second Estates, where he was a marketing, loyalty and strategy consultant for the luxury holiday rental investment company, and from the board of Black Tomato, the luxury travel agent that he helped to conceive and develop inmore ›

Air Canada Vacations

Air Canada Vacations (ACV) has appointed Mary-Gina Mercier to the role of area sales manager – Quebec. Mercier will cover downtown and South Shore Montreal, and the regions of Estrie, Lanaudiere and Mauricie. With 14 years of marketing and sales experience, Mercier is passionate about travel and public relations and very enthusiastic about this newmore ›

Allianz Global Assistance Canada

Allianz Global Assistance has appointed Chris Van Kooten as chief executive officer (CEO). Van Kooten brings extensive insurance industry experience to his new position, having held executive leadership roles with a number of well-respected Canadian companies. In recent years, he held actuarial roles with increasing responsibility at both The Co-operators General Insurance Company and Economicalmore ›

Playa Hotels & Resorts

Playa Hotels & Resorts is expanding its Canadian sales team with the addition of Christian Roussin as its business development manager of Quebec and Atlantic Canada. Roussin, who takes on his new post on Nov. 5, joins Playa during a period of rapid growth for the all-inclusive resort company that follows the September announcement ofmore ›


Goway’s Destination Downunder team has welcomed Vaneeta Michie to its Wholesale South Pacific reservations department. Michie brings with her more than 20 years extensive travel background and travel industry experience. Michie was born in Fiji and moved Canada with her family when she was a child. As an adult, she took off to travel schoolmore ›

Choice Hotels Canada

It’s a busy season for the team at Choice Hotels Canada, with a number of staffing changes, including retirements, role transitions and new hires. All of the action is taking place within the franchise development and franchise services teams, starting with the upcoming retirement of hospitality industry veterans, Marc St-Gelais and Ian Sharp. Both St-Gelaismore ›