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TravelBrands has appointed Shannon Smith has been promoted to director of sales, Ontario. As a respected veteran in the travel community, Smith brings 19 years of experience and a range of expertise to the role. Her extensive history in the travel industry brings a unique understanding of both the retail and wholesale industry. As directormore ›

Riley Retires as CTO Secretary General

Hugh Riley, who was appointed to the top post at the Barbados-headquartered Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) in August 2009, has gone on pre-retirement leave ahead of his departure at the end of June. The organization’s director of finance, Neil Walters, will act in the position until a successor is appointed. A search is underway tomore ›


WestJet has announced the addition of Andrei Losinski to the agency sales team as business development manager. He is responsible for the territory of Greater Toronto West and Northern Ontario. Not new to the industry and a familiar face to many, Losinski joins WestJet with 12 years industry experience and will be part of amore ›

Air Canada Vacations

Erminia Nigro has joined Air Canada Vacations as the new general manager, sales – Ontario & National Accounts. In this role, Nigro will be responsible for leading a six-person sales team, including five area sales managers and one manager of National Accounts. Her new role includes sales oversight and management of the Ontario and Manitobamore ›

Jamaica Tourist Board

Donovan White, Jamaica’s director of tourism, has announced the appointment of Angella Bennett to the position of regional director of tourism for Canada at the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB). Bennett will be based in Toronto and will take up her new posting the week of April 8. Bennett brings more than 20 years of hospitalitymore ›

Transat Distribution Canada

Transat has announced the appointment of Monique Lalonde to the position of director, Agent@Home, for Transat Distribution Canada. She will be dedicated to the development and the maturation of Transat Distribution Canada’s Agent@Home program. Lalonde, who reports to Susan Bowman, vice‐president ‐ marketing, can be reached via e-mail at Monique.Lalonde@transat.com.

ETC Names New Vice-Chair in Canada

The European Travel Commission (ETC) has appointed Pascal Prinz, director of Switzerland Tourism, as the new vice-chair of the ETC’s Canada chapter. Prinz joins Dana Welch, manager for Canada at Tourism Ireland and chair of the ETC’s Canada chapter. He takes over the vice-chair role from Antje Splettstoesser, former director of the German National Touristmore ›


Trafalgar has appointed Lora Hamre sales manager for Southwestern Ontario. Hamre began her career in the travel industry over 16 years ago on the retail travel side. Most recently, she transitioned to the role in business development and territory management, specializing in ocean and river cruising, as well as guided vacations. In her new role,more ›


Uplift has picked Denise Heffron to lead its operations and growth efforts in Canada. The company enables travel brands to provide a better way to shop, book, pay and experience travel. The fintech company’s travel payment solution allows travel providers to offer installment payments to their customers, making travel more accessible, affordable and rewarding formore ›


TourRadar, an online travel agency for multi-day tours, has welcomed Iris Serbanescu as director of partnerships. Based out of TourRadar’s Toronto office, she is responsible for growing the company’s strategic partnerships portfolio globally. She and her team will work together with leading tourism marketing organizations, brands and affiliates to help them drive customer growth throughmore ›