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Josephs Takes On New Responsibilities At Unique

Josephs Takes On New Responsibilities At Unique Omar Josephs is taking on the additional portfolio of groups in Canada as the senior manager, groups and events for Unique Vacations Canada. The announcement of the expanded role and responsibilities for the key member of the Canadian sales team for Sandals Resorts and Beaches Resorts was... more ›
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Intrepid Names New N.A. Managing Director

Intrepid Names New N.A. Managing Director Intrepid has named Matt Berna as Managing Director of North America to oversee the tour operator’s Toronto headquarters and employees based throughout Canada and the U.S. The company notes that with the COVID-19 pandemic impacting international travel, it plans to expand the North... more ›
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Air Canada’s Rovinescu Retiring In Early 2021

Rousseau Set To Take Over As Carrier’s President And CEO

Air Canada’s Rovinescu Retiring In Early 2021 After leading the company for 12 years, Air Canada’s president and CEO, Calin Rovinescu will be retiring on Feb. 15, 2021, following the completion of the company’s current fiscal year. , its President and Chief Executive Officer, will retire on February 15, 2021. Deputy CEO and Chief... more ›
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ACV, Royal Irish Join CATO

ACV, Royal Irish Join CATO Air Canada Vacations and Royal Irish Tours (RIT) have joined the Canadian Association of Tour Operators (CATO). The announcement comes as CATO continues to work to rebuild the travel industry; advocating and lobbying for the elimination of travel restrictions. CATO chair, Brett Walker... more ›
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Canlink Adds Ocean Hotels In Barbados

Canlink Adds Ocean Hotels In Barbados Canlink Travel Representatives has been picked to be the Canadian representatives for Ocean Hotels collection of properties in Barbados which includes, Ocean Two Resort & Residences, Sea Breeze Beach House, South Beach Hotel and the soon to open O2 Beach Club & Spa. At the heart of... more ›
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Windstar Picks Prelog As New President

Windstar Picks Prelog As New President Christopher Prelog has been named the new president of Windstar Cruises. Prelog will report to Andrew N. Todd, CEO of Windstar Cruises and of Xanterra Travel Collection (the Colorado-based group of companies that includes Windstar). Windstar’s new president began his career in the... more ›
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Travelport Picks Catto As New CMO

Travelport Picks Catto As New CMO Travelport has named Jennifer Catto as its new Chief Marketing Officer. Catto is a marketing executive with two decades of leadership experience and most recently held the role of Chief Marketing Officer of Telaria, a data-driven software platform designed to monetize and manage premium... more ›
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Hawaii Tourism Authority Names New President, CEO

Hawaii Tourism Authority Names New President, CEO John De Fries is the Hawaii Tourism Authority’s new president and CEO. The HTA Board of Directors unanimously agreed during the Aug. 27 board meeting to make an offer to De Fries, which he accepted and will start today (Sept. 16). Said De Fries: “Hawaii’s pathway to economic recovery... more ›
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ETC Picks Prinz As New Chair In Canada

ETC Picks Prinz As New Chair In Canada Pascal Prinz has been picked to be the new Chair of the European Travel Commission’s (ETC) Canada Chapter. Prinz has been the Vice-Chair of the ETC’s Canada Chapter for the past 18 months. Along with his role as Director Canada and Trade Manager Central USA for Switzerland Tourism for... more ›
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Tourism Ireland Makes Changes

Tourism Ireland Makes Changes Tourism Ireland is making some changes at its offices in Toronto and New York. Dana Welch will be taking on the role of Vice President Marketing, USA, and will lead the Trade & Industry and Publicity teams. Welch will relocate from Toronto -- where she has successfully led Tourism... more ›
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