Agents' Choice 2018

Appointments

Discover America Canada Picks New Executive

Farrill, Graham, Klint, Webb Elected As New Board

Discover America Canada Picks New Executive Discover America Canada (DAC) elected its new executive team during its annual general meeting in Toronto last night. Cynthia Farrill, Visit Florida – Canada; Denise Graham, Experience Kissimmee/VoX International; Annika Klint, KAI – Colorado Tourism Office – Canada; and Susan Webb,... more ›
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Goway Appoints Chief Operating Officer

Goway Appoints Chief Operating Officer Goway president Bruce Hodge has announced the appointment of John Feenaghty to the newly created position of chief operating officer, starting early in 2018. Feenaghty will focus on the development of a long-term plan which includes the gradual exit (retirement) of Hodge. He is tasked with... more ›
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Eurostar On Track In 2018

Eurostar On Track In 2018 Eurostar is partnering with Meredith Pillon Marketing Communications (MPMC) to raise visibility in the US for the high-speed passenger rail service linking the UK with mainland Europe including a new service to the Netherlands which is planned for Spring 2018. Eurostar operates around 30... more ›
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Transat Picks Solé

Appointment Lays Foundation For Sun Destinations Hotel Chain

Transat Picks Solé Transat has named Jordi Solé as president of its new hotel division. His appointment is effective Feb. 20 and he will lead Transat's entire hotel development operations in the Caribbean and Mexico – two markets where the international tourism company has been active for 30 years. In... more ›
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Donovan White Named Jamaica Director of Tourism

Donovan White Named Jamaica Director of Tourism   After an extensive search, Donovan White has been selected to fill the position of director of tourism of the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB). His appointment was announced by Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett. White, a Jamaican national whose term as head of the country’s tourism... more ›
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Dacko Joins Voyages Encore Travel

Dacko Joins Voyages Encore Travel Dean Dacko has joined Voyages Encore Travel as its chief commercial officer. The announcement of Dacko's appointment – which is effective immediately – was made by Monique Mardinian, CEO and founder of Voyages Encore Travel. In his new role, Dacko will be responsible for all commercial... more ›
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Croyle To Chair CATO

Walker To Take On Vice-Chair Duties

Croyle To Chair CATO WestJet Vacations' vice-president, Tim Croyle is the new chairman of the Canadian Association of Tour Operators (CATO) for 2018-2019. Croyle over the job from Jeff Element, president of The Travel Corporation, whose term as chair ended last month. Collette's general manager Canada, Brett... more ›
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Good For Geske

Good For Geske Patrice Geske has been promoted to the new post of director of marketing with the Globus family of brands in Canada. The announcement was made by Stéphanie Bishop, managing director of the Globus family of brands in Canada, who said: “Patrice has proven to be a huge asset to our company... more ›
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Tan Joins WestJet

Tan Joins WestJet Alfredo C. Tan as Chief Digital and Innovation Officer. Alfredo will join WestJet on March 5, 2018. He will report to Ed Sims, executive vice-president, commercial for WestJet and will head the further development and rollout of WestJet's digital strategy as the airline transitions from a... more ›
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She’s Back!

Zeina Gedeon Joins TPI As CEO

She’s Back! Zeina Gedeon is back, joining Travel Professionals International (TPI) as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Gedeon's appointment is effective immediately and her key priorities will be growth and innovation. Commenting on the announcement, TPI president, Morris Chia said, “Zeina... more ›
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