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Sabre Picks Ekert As New President

Sabre Picks Ekert As New President Sabre Corporation has appointed Kurt Ekert as President of Sabre, separating the roles of president and chief executive officer as part of the company’s ongoing efforts to build a leadership team for the future of Sabre. Ekert’s appointment is effective Jan. 3, 2022 and he will oversee... more ›
Posted in Appointments, COVID-19, Technology

Morris Takes On New Role At Playa

Morris Takes On New Role At Playa Playa Hotels & Resorts has named Amanda Morris as its Director of Sales – Canada. Morris takes over her new position during a period of continued rapid growth for Playa Hotels & Resorts, with the recent openings of Wyndham Alltra all-inclusive resorts, Tapestry by Hilton Yucatan... more ›
Posted in Appointments, COVID-19, Hotels, Resorts

Froemming Leaves Playa Hotels & Resorts

Froemming Leaves Playa Hotels & Resorts There are big changes at Playa Hotels & Resorts. The all-inclusive owner and operator of resorts in Mexico and the Caribbean has announced the departure of Kevin Froemming, who until his departure was the company’s chief commercial officer and executive vice president. As part of... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Hotels, News, Resorts

WestJet Group Names Alexis von Hoensbroech As CEO

WestJet Group Names Alexis von Hoensbroech As CEO The WestJet Group has named Alexis von Hoensbroech as its Chief Executive Officer. The start date for von Hoensbroech is subject to the timing of a successful immigration process, which is expected to be completed before the end of the first quarter of 2022. Harry Taylor, interim CEO,... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Appointments, COVID-19, News

Foster Named Director of Palm Springs Tourism

Foster Named Director of Palm Springs Tourism Kimber Foster has been named Director of Palm Springs Tourism. Foster will work closely with the Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism to drive awareness of and increase visitation to the city. She will lead the development and implementation of the City of Palm Springs Strategic Marketing Plan and... more ›
Posted in Appointments, COVID-19, Destinations, Tourism Organizations

Smyth Joins Goway  

Smyth Joins Goway   Goway has named Ian Smyth as Account Manager in Canada. Smyth has over 20 years experience working in the travel industry, with organizations such as Fun Sun Vacations, WestJet, and WestJet Vacations. He has spent the most recent five years working for Norwegian Cruise Lines as their... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Tour Operators

Holland America Line Picks Cole

Holland America Line Picks Cole Holland America Line has named Kacy Cole as its new vice president of marketing and e-commerce. Cole comes to the cruise industry with over 20 years of global experience leading marketing functions, implementing digital transformation and integrating brand and performance marketing together... more ›
Posted in Appointments, COVID-19, Cruise

Beth Fleeton Joins CAA Niagara

Beth Fleeton Joins CAA Niagara Beth Fleeton has joined CAA Niagara as its Associate Director of Travel Sales & Experience. In a social media post, Fleeton wrote: “I can't wait to dive in and help in the recovery efforts we have all been dealing with during the pandemic, in particular my beloved travel... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Canada, COVID-19, Travel Agents

Silversea Names Athanasiou As SVP of Sales

Silversea Names Athanasiou As SVP of Sales Silversea Cruises has named Katina Athanasiou as its new Senior Vice President of Sales, reinforcing its long-term commitment to growth. Effective Dec. 1, 2021, Athanasiou will drive Silversea’s sales strategy in the Americas across all channels, reporting to Mark Conroy, Silversea’s... more ›
Posted in Appointments, COVID-19, Cruise

Huntington Welcomes Zammit As BDM

Huntington Welcomes Zammit As BDM Huntington Travel Group has named Jennifer Zammit as Manager Business Development for Canada & USA Zammit is a top performing Business Development Manager with an undeniable record of securing key clients, propelling revenue streams, and capturing the partnerships and preferred status... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Canada, COVID-19, Tour Operators
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