The Israel Ministry of Tourism has named Eyal Carlin as the new Tourism Commissioner for North America.
Carlin will oversee all business partnerships and developments, marketing strategy and public relations efforts across the United States and Canada in efforts to continue promoting Israel... more ›
Swoop has named Shane Workman as its new Head of Flight Operations. In his new role, Workman will oversee all flight operations for Swoop.
Steven Greenway, president, Swoop, said of the appointment: “I am thrilled to welcome Shane as our Head of Flight Operations. His extensive experience... more ›
Vision Travel is is formally rebranding its corporate division to Direct Travel – the French name will be
les services Direct Travel -- following its merger with Direct Travel, Inc. in April of 2017.
Joel Ostrov, president, Canada East region, said: “The rebrand to Direct Travel is... more ›
Tim Croyle, vice-president, WestJet Vacations and Cargo is retiring.
Croyle said that: “The decision has been made with careful consideration and with mixed emotions. I would like to thank all of WestJet's travel trade, hotel and destination partners for the support and loyalty they have... more ›
Ethiopian Airlines is welcoming Samson Arega as its new Country Manager in Canada.
Arega began his career with Ethiopian Airlines and has been with the company since he graduated from university.
Said Arega: “I am delighted to have been granted this opportunity. I will be working hard... more ›
Barbara Couto is inviting Canadians to follow in the footsteps of Roman Legions, remarkably talented Moorish architects and internationally famed artists.
Couto, newly arrived in Toronto as Spain's consul for tourism affairs, says her homeland's architecture and lifestyles have been shaped by... more ›
Company Acquires Meridican
Direct Travel, Inc has announced the acquisition of Meridican, a Toronto-based Meetings & Incentive company and the subsequent alignment of Strategic Meetings + Incentives, a division of Vision Travel, A Direct Travel Company, under the management of Creative Group, a full-service meeting,... more ›
Chuck Edwards has been appointed to the position of BDM for the provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan for the Globus family of brands.
Edwards brings with him 12 years of experience in the industry, working for WestJet and WestJet Vacations and also as host of the CAA Talks Travel Show on... more ›
Barnes-Smith Celebrates 25 Years With Unique Vacations Canada Inc.
Baxter Media wants to send out a big congratulations to Maureen Barnes-Smith, director of sales & marketing for Unique Vacations Canada Inc., who's celebrating 25 years with the company this September.
Not to put too fine a point on it, but Barnes-Smith has been an integral part of the... more ›
Red Label Vacations Inc. (RLV) has welcomed Sandra Joaquim to its team as account manager, Strategic Partnerships.
Joaquim will support and develop strategic partnerships along with key preferred suppliers for RLV’s retail brands.
She has extensive travel experience, not only in account... more ›