Agents' Choice 2018

Appointments

AirlinePros Named Royal Brunei Airlines’ GSA

AirlinePros Named Royal Brunei Airlines’ GSA AirlinePros has been appointed general sales and marketing agent (GSA) for Royal Brunei Airlines in Canada. “We are excited to represent Brunei’s national flag carrier,” commented AirlinePros Canada director Karl Müller. “Royal Brunei Airlines has a world-class product, consistently... more ›
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Cox Picked As New CSHAE President

Cox Picked As New CSHAE President Stacy Cox has been elected president of the Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives (CSHAE) for the next two years. Cox, who unexpectedly took the top job early last year following an unscheduled leadership change, received a full two-year mandate at the association's annual... more ›
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Saint Lucia Appoints New Trade Sales Manager

Saint Lucia Appoints New Trade Sales Manager The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) has appointed Rod Hanna as its new trade sales manager. Hanna will work closely with the trade as part of a leading, national strategy to increase travel agent engagement, to reach Canadians seeking unique and exotic island experiences. Hanna has... more ›
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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 ›
Posted in Appointments, News, Rail

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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