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MSC Cruises Vago Named CLIA Global Chairman

MSC Cruises Vago Named CLIA Global Chairman Pierfrancesco Vago, executive chairman of MSC Cruises, has been appointed to a two-year term as Global Chairman of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA). Vago will assume the Global Chairmanship effective immediately. CLIA president and CEO Kelly Craighead said: “On behalf of the... more ›
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Holland America Promotes Beam, Schreiner

Holland America Promotes Beam, Schreiner Holland America Line continues to strengthen its sales organization to better support the travel advisor community with the promotion of Margo Beam and Tara Schreiner to director roles. In addition, Jason Douglas, Elycia Morris and Ilanit Zimmermann have been named to the national accounts... more ›
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Adam Stewart Named SRI’s Executive Chairman

Adam Stewart Named SRI’s Executive Chairman Adam Stewart has been named Executive Chairman of Sandals Resorts International (SRI), becoming just the second Chairman in the company’s 40-year history. He is preceded by his late Father and Chairman, the Hon. Gordon "Butch" Stewart, a pioneer in Caribbean tourism who broke the ceiling... more ›
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Martin Retiring From WestJet

Martin Retiring From WestJet Captain Jeff Martin, executive vice-president and chief operating officer for WestJet is retiring effective Feb.26, 2021. Martin will be returning to the U.S. to be with his family. Ed Sims, WestJet President and CEO, said: “We are very grateful for all that Jeff has done for our... more ›
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TPI Advisor A Winner With Saint Lucia

TPI Advisor A Winner With Saint Lucia Travel Professionals International’s Karolina Fernandes was recently recognized as a 2020 Global Piton Award winner by the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority. The award was granted to only 3 Canadian travel advisors and it recognized them for the highest reported number of annual... more ›
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Scenic Group Picks Weidacher For New Role

Scenic Group Picks Weidacher For New Role Benny Weidacher has joined Scenic Group as Vice President of Global Cruise Operations. He will oversee all operational aspects of the company’s hotel services, culinary programs, expedition teams and technical departments for the award-winning river and ocean cruising yacht fleet for... more ›
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Zoghlin Takes Over At ATPCO

Zoghlin Takes Over At ATPCO Alex Zoghlin has begun his new role as President and CEO at ATPCO following a two-month, in-depth handover with the executive team. His strategic focus over the next year is accelerating the 56-year-old organization’s ongoing transformation, with an emphasis on making it easier for the... more ›
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NACC Welcomes Minister, Reminds Of Critical Role

NACC Welcomes Minister, Reminds Of Critical Role The National Airlines Council of Canada (NACC) welcomed Omar Alghabra as Canada’s new minister of transport, reminding him that it was a critical time for this country’s airline industry. In a statement, NACC president Mike McNaney said: “We want to welcome Minister Alghabra to his new... more ›
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Alghabra Named New Transport Minister

Prime Minister Unveils Cabinet Shuffle, Confirms Border Closure To Feb. 21

Alghabra Named New Transport Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveiled a cabinet shuffle today that included a new Minister of Transport and he also confirmed that the Canada-US border would remain closed for non-essential travel until Feb. 21. The cabinet shuffle came following the announcement by Navdeep Bains -- the now... more ›
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TTC Names Roberti To New Post

TTC Names Roberti To New Post The Travel Corporation has announced that Nick Roberti has taken on the role of Director of Group Business Development in Canada. Roberti will be responsible for the sales and promotions of Trafalgar, Costsaver, Insight Vacations, Luxury Gold and Contiki as it relates to private, scheduled and... more ›
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