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CIE Tours

CIE Tours has welcomed Jennifer Bond to its team as business development manager for Western Canada, overseeing British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. A seasoned professional with more than 20 years of experience in industry sales, business development and training in the travel and vacation industry, Bond joinsmore ›

Korean Air

Daniel Song has been named managing vice-president and director of Korean Air’s Americas region that includes Canada, the US, Mexico and South America. Song said of his appointment, “This is an exciting time in the Americas market, especially with our strengthening joint venture with Delta. We’re considering a number of initiatives to support our positionmore ›

American Express Global Business Travel

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has appointed Chris Lewis as head of sales and new business development for Canada. In his new role, Lewis reports to Patrick Doyle, vice-president and general manager for GBT in Canada. Lewis has extensive experience in the corporate travel industry, holding various roles during his 24 years at Hoggmore ›

Flight Centre’s Dean Smith Set to Retire

Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) Americas reports that president Dean Smith (pictured, left) will be retiring at the end of the company’s financial year on June 30, 2020. Current head of FCTG Americas Corporate Brands, Charlene Leiss (pictured, right) has been appointed to succeed him and will assume his responsibilities effective Jan. 1, 2020. Themore ›

Sunwing

Sunwing has appointed Heather Calvert as business development manager for Central Canada. Located in Regina, Saskatchewan, Calvert brings a wealth of travel knowledge to the role, with more than 20 years of experience holding managerial positions in retail travel sales in both Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Graeme Franklin, director of sales for Western Canada, said ofmore ›

SeaDream Yacht Club

SeaDream Yacht Club has appointed seasoned executive Kris Endreson as vice-president of sales, Americas. Endreson brings more than 20 years of cruise industry experience to SeaDream, holding key sales and marketing positions at both luxury and contemporary cruise companies. In her new role, she will focus on sales growth for the company’s classic twin yachtsmore ›

Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa

Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa and Serenity at Coconut Bay have appointed Blue Wave Marketing as its outside sales representative in Canada with managing director Suzanne Fleming at the helm. After not having a permanent presence for almost two years in the Canadian market, Blue Wave Marketing will conduct agency visits and training, tourmore ›

Disney Destinations

Industry veteran Jason Stremble has been appointed district sales manager, Ontario, for Disney Destinations. Stremble, who joined Disney in October, lives in Toronto and has more than 25 years of experience in the travel industry. He started his career as a reservations and documentation associate for the Globus family and has worked as a salesmore ›

Vision Travel

Vision Travel, A Direct Travel Company, has appointed John Felice as director, Leisure Sales, Western Canada, to oversee 24 retail locations and more than 200 travel advisors. “As our Western Canada operations continue to grow, we knew we needed to find someone with a lot of experience managing change and growth, and I am confidentmore ›

Ensemble Travel Group

Ensemble Travel Group has announced the appointment of Úna O’Leary as vice-president of Supplier Relations, effective Nov. 12. In this new role and in keeping with the consortia’s commitment in this area, O’Leary will oversee supplier partnerships with a focus on growing existing relationships and building new ones as well. With experience in supplier partnershipmore ›
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