Agents' Choice 2019

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CAA South Central Ontario has announced the appointment of Matthew Djorsev as manager, Travel Product Development and Relationship Management for CAA Club Group (CCG). In this role, Djorsev will oversee supplier and industry relations, working with travel partners to grow sales and create stronger partnerships for agents across CCG. Last year, CCG’s travel division experiencedmore ›

EPR Named Canadian Rep for the Lufthansa Group

energi PR (EPR) has been named the Canadian representative for the Lufthansa Group and its Canadian portfolio of brands, including Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Swiss. EPR will be part of a global team of agencies representing 41 countries and reporting into Lufthansa’s lead agency achtung! based in Hamburg, Germany. “We have put togethermore ›

Insight Vacations, Luxury Gold

Insight Vacations and Luxury Gold have announced the return of Heidi Schnitker, who previously worked for Insight in her long-term role as sales manager for Southwestern Ontario from 2008 to 2015. Schnitker will continue to focus on business development in Southwestern Ontario by developing and implementing sales and marketing plans, fostering group business, as wellmore ›

Maritime Travel

Maritime Travel has appointed Vaughan Payne as vice-president, Business Travel Management, Western Canada. In this role his main responsibilities will be the delivery of strategic sales growth and savings opportunities to corporate clients within Western Canada and providing support, information, and guidance to each of the corporate clients within his portfolio. Payne comes to Maritimemore ›

Vision Travel Solutions

Robin Dunn has been appointed to the newly formed position of regional manager, Western Ontario, for Vision Travel Solutions. In her new role, Dunn will responsible for the overall operation and performance of 12 locations in western and south-central Ontario, which number some 90 staff in total. She brings with her a diverse 30-plus yearmore ›

Scenic Group Canada

Scenic Group Canada, parent organization of cruise companies Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours, Scenic Eclipse and Emerald Waterways, has announced the move of senior director of sales Derek Legault into the dual role of director of national sales and BDM Southwestern Ontario, the company’s largest market. And due to continued strong sales growth, the companymore ›

African Travel, Inc.

African Travel, Inc. (ATI) has welcomed Carl Garbig as its new director of sales for Canada, reporting to Kevan Cowie, director of sales for the US. Garbig, who started in his new role on Jan. 2, is based in Toronto. A long-time travel industry professional, Garbig served for eight years as director of sales formore ›


Trafalgar has announced the appointment of Margarita Peloso as sales manager for Ottawa, Montreal, Central and Eastern Ontario. Peloso has been working in the travel industry for more than 20 years, with a focus primarily on cruising. She has worked promoting both mass market and niche and luxury cruise products across the country. In hermore ›

Air Canada

Air Canada has announced the appointments of Michael Rousseau (l) to the new position of deputy chief executive officer and chief financial officer, and Craig Landry (r) to executive vice-president, Operations, effective Jan. 1, 2019. Rousseau and Landry are both based in Montreal, reporting to Air Canada president Calin Rovinescu. “I am very pleased tomore ›


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 ›