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Appointments

Zamir Appointed Israel’s New Minister of Tourism 

Amir Halevi Continues As Director General

Zamir Appointed Israel’s New Minister of Tourism  The Israel Ministry of Tourism recently held a Ministerial exchange ceremony between the outgoing Minister, Knesset Speaker Yariv Levin, and incoming Tourism Minister MK Asaf Zamir. Before taking on his new position, Zamir was Deputy Mayor of Tel Aviv-Yafo from 2013 to 2018, the youngest... more ›
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Ashford Leaving Holland America

Ashford Leaving Holland America Orlando Ashford is leaving his post as president of Holland America Line at the end of May. Ashford, who heads the premium cruise line within the Carnival Corporation family of brands, has been at the company for nearly five and half years and led a rejuvenation of the brand through an... more ›
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Destinations Get Social, Make Changes

Destinations Get Social, Make Changes Changes have taken place at the Turks & Caicos Islands Tourist Board. Rosemarie Wilson has been representing Turks & Caicos across Canada for over 20 years, "doing so with great passion for the destination and all that it has to offer." Wilson has now retired from the position --... more ›
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Executive Changes At Unique Vacations

Executive Changes At Unique Vacations Unique Vacations Inc. (UVI) has announced that its longtime chief executive officer, Tammy Gonzalez is retiring and Jeff Clarke has been named her successor. Clarke most recently served as UVI’s chief operating officer and he will take on his new role as the company's chief executive... more ›
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Travel Edge Adds New BDM

Travel Edge Adds New BDM Shannon Whitebread has joined Travel Edge as its new director of business development. Whitebread will be responsible for exploring the advisor landscape, analyzing target markets and identifying prospective opportunities with the objective of driving Travel Advisor acquisition. Along with... more ›
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Flight Centre Appoints Hanschke

Flight Centre Appoints Hanschke Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) Americas has announced that FCTG Mexico President Manuel Viñas will be retiring at the end of July. Current Head of FCM Latin America, Maren Hanschke has been appointed to succeed him and assumed his responsibilities effective March 1. Viñas will... more ›
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Flair Airlines’ Appointment

John Mullins, Vice-President, Customer Experience & Airports

Flair Airlines’ Appointment Flair Airlines has appointed John Mullins, vice-president of Customer Experience and Airports. Mullins has more than 30 years of senior leadership and advisory experience from Gulf Carriers and Canada 3000 Airlines. Specializing in designing and implementing superior guest services and... more ›
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Aeromexico Appoints

Aeromexico Appoints Aeromexico has appointed Nicolas E. Perez Olave as its Ontario market manager based in Toronto and Walter Gonzalez as market manager, Quebec and Eastern Canada, based in Montreal. Perez Olave has 23 years experience in the airline industry, holding positions with carriers like British... more ›
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Nexus Picks Fan As New BDM

Nexus Picks Fan As New BDM Nexus Holidays (Vancouver) has named Kenny Fan as its new business development manager (BDM) for Western Canada Region. Fan will work closely with the company’s leadership team to establish new relationships and help Western Canada agencies in expanding their tour portfolio. He joins... more ›
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Swoop Appointment

Swoop Appointment Swoop has appointed Bert van der Stege head of commercial. With more than 20 years of international aviation experience, van der Stege brings a wealth of knowledge, most recently from his position as vice-president and chief commercial officer at the Halifax International Airport... more ›
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