David Whitaker has been named the next President & CEO of the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB).
The appointment marks a homecoming for Whitaker, who served as a member of the GMCVB team for 17 years (1990 – 2007), most recently as the organization’s Executive... more ›
Transat has named Lindsay Merrill as its Sales Manager, Ontario, Atlantic and Western Canada.
Merrill has over 14 years of experience in various roles at Transat, including Call Outs Agent (Manifest Team), Customer Care Centre Lead Agent, Group Sales Agent & Inside Sales Representative.... more ›
Tourism Fiji has named Brent Hill as its new Chief Executive Officer.
Hill, who most recently was the Executive Director of Marketing for the South Australian Tourism Commission, brings over 16 years of experience in tourism and digital marketing, advertising, branding, communications,... more ›
Miles Mercera has been named the new Director of Tourism Corporation Bonaire. His appointment is effective immediately.
Mercera brings decades of experience in the global hospitality and tourism industry to his new role, having led programs in both the private and public sector, focusing on... more ›
WestJet has appointed Diederik Pen as its new Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). Pen will join the airline's executive leadership team in the early fall, following the completion of the immigration process.
At that time, acting interim COO, Robert Antoniuk will take... more ›
Barbara Muckermann has been named the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of Silversea Cruises.
Muckermann, who’s appointment is effective immediately, most recently served as the cruise line’s Chief Marketing Officer and in her new role will focus on strengthening the company’s... more ›
American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has signed an agreement with Air Canada to become the carrier’s employee global travel booking tool and travel management provider.
Effective June 28, 2021 GBT will support the carrier’s employee corporate hotel accommodation and ground... more ›
Travel South USA (TSUSA) has named Reach Global Marketing Ltd. as its new agency of record.
Canada is the top market for drive and fly-drive travel to the South, and Reach Global will be representing TSUSA partner states and elevating Travel South USA's Canadian presence through public... more ›
Avery Campbell Joins Association’s Advocacy Team
Heather Craig-Peddie, ACTA’s Vice President of Advocacy and Member Relations will be retiring on July 16, 2021.
Craig-Peddie has advocated on behalf of Canadian travel agencies and travel agents for more than 22 years and has made a tremendous contribution to ACTA and the Canadian travel... more ›
Effective July 1, 2021, Discover the World will take over responsibility for sales and marketing across Canada following the retirement of Les Kovacs as Sales Manager Canada for Singapore Airlines,
Discover the World has provided sales representation to Singapore Airlines in Mexico for over... more ›