J.D. O'Hara has been named as president of the Travel Leaders Group as that company embarks on further strategic growth initiatives for its family of travel brands.
In the newly-created role, O'Hara will oversee and work closely with the various Travel Leaders Group brand presidents to... more ›
Scenic Group Canada has announced the move of senior director of sales, Derek Legault into the dual role of director of national sales and BDM Southwestern Ontario.
“After 25 years of working in the travel industry, four of them with Scenic, and living on Canada's west coast, I am very... more ›
Collette has expanded its sales team in Canada, allowing for a more cohesive strategic plan throughout all regions and the ability to strengthen relationships with partners and guests through communication and collaboration. Expanding the team also ensures that requests are met with urgency and... more ›
Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has appointed Kelly Craighead as president and chief executive officer, effective Jan. 1.
Craighead takes over the role currently held by Cindy D'Aoust, who in July of this year announced her intent to leave the position by year’s... more ›
Tourism Toronto made two key, executive appointments aligned with the organization's strategic priorities.
Andrew Weir has been named to the new position of executive vice-president, destination development, while and Jon Mamela joins Tourism Toronto as executive vice-president and chief... more ›
Transat A.T. Inc. has announced that Jean-François Lemay, president and general manager of Air Transat, will be leaving the airline in a few months' time, following more than seven years of dedicated service with the integrated international tourism company, the past five at the helm of Air... more ›
Air Canada Vacations (ACV) has appointed Mary-Gina Mercier to the role of area sales manager – Quebec.
Mercier will cover downtown and South Shore Montreal, and the regions of Estrie, Lanaudiere and Mauricie.
With 14 years of marketing and sales experience, Mercier is passionate about... more ›
President Jason Merrithew Leaving The Company Nov. 15
Merit Travel Group is transitioning its leadership team as president Jason Merrithew (pictured) has announced he is leaving the company, effective Nov. 15.
Dirk Baerts, chief operating officer, will take over leadership of Merit Travel.
Merrithew started working with Merit... more ›
James Marchant has been appointed Global CEO for Contiki.
A highly regarded travel executive, Marchant joins Contiki from Second Estates, where he was a marketing, loyalty and strategy consultant for the luxury holiday rental investment company, and from the board of Black Tomato, the luxury... more ›
Allianz Global Assistance has appointed Chris Van Kooten as chief executive officer (CEO).
Van Kooten brings extensive insurance industry experience to his new position, having held executive leadership roles with a number of well-respected Canadian companies. In recent years, he held... more ›