Merit Travel Group has announced the appointment of Joshua Amiel as vice-president of sales and account management for its corporate travel management division, MeritBiz.
Amiel will have overall responsibility for developing and implementing new sales and client retentions strategies for MeritBiz, as well as providing leadership to the sales and account management teams.
Working closely with Dirk Baerts, president, MeritBiz, Amiel will ensure successful alignment of sales and new business prospecting in support of business growth objectives.
Amiel brings more than 15 years of travel industry experience to the role, in a combination of leisure, airline, teaching, travel management company and tour operator roles. His experience includes hotel management in the Dominican Republic, director of product development at Zoom Airlines & Go Travel Direct, as well as teaching as a part-time professor in Travel and Tourism at Algonquin College. He is an active member of the Association of Corporate Travel Executives and is currently the co-chair for Canada.