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Kosmin Takes On Key Role At IMOT 

Kosmin Takes On Key Role At IMOT  Fiona Kosmin has joined the Israel Ministry of Tourism as Director of Marketing and Partnerships for Canada and will be working to connect Israel with travel partners and advocate existing and new initiatives as the country moves toward reopening to international travellers. Gal Hana, Israel... more ›
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Saint Lucia Names Hilaire As New Tourism Minister

Saint Lucia Names Hilaire As New Tourism Minister Dr. Ernest Hilarie in Saint Lucia’s new Minister for Tourism, Investment, Creative Industries, Culture, and Information. Hilarie is a former Saint Lucian diplomat and he represents the Castries South constituency in the House of Assembly for the Saint Lucia Labour Party. As part of his... more ›
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StudentUniverse Names de Blois As Managing Director

StudentUniverse Names de Blois As Managing Director Stephen de Blois has been named as the new Managing Director for StudentUniverse -- Flight Centre Travel Group’s (FCTG) online travel booking platform for students. He replaces Mike Cleary who spent almost a decade with StudentUniverse, the last 4 years at the helm. As Managing... more ›
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Whitaker Is Back In Miami

Whitaker Is Back In Miami David Whitaker has been named the next President & CEO of the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB). The appointment marks a homecoming for Whitaker, who served as a member of the GMCVB team for 17 years (1990 – 2007), most recently as the organization’s Executive... more ›
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Transat Promotes Merrill, Larose

Transat Promotes Merrill, Larose Transat has named Lindsay Merrill as its Sales Manager, Ontario, Atlantic and Western Canada. Merrill has over 14 years of experience in various roles at Transat, including Call Outs Agent (Manifest Team), Customer Care Centre Lead Agent, Group Sales Agent & Inside Sales Representative.... more ›
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Tourism Fiji Picks Brent Hill As New CEO

Tourism Fiji Picks Brent Hill As New CEO Tourism Fiji has named Brent Hill as its new Chief Executive Officer. Hill, who most recently was the Executive Director of Marketing for the South Australian Tourism Commission, brings over 16 years of experience in tourism and digital marketing, advertising, branding, communications,... more ›
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Bonaire Picks Mercera As Its New Director For Tourism

Bonaire Picks Mercera As Its New Director For Tourism Miles Mercera has been named the new Director of Tourism Corporation Bonaire. His appointment is effective immediately. Mercera brings decades of experience in the global hospitality and tourism industry to his new role, having led programs in both the private and public sector, focusing on... more ›
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WestJet Makes Changes To Executive Leadership Team

WestJet Makes Changes To Executive Leadership Team WestJet has appointed Diederik Pen as its new Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). Pen will join the airline's executive leadership team in the early fall, following the completion of the immigration process. At that time, acting interim COO, Robert Antoniuk will take... more ›
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Muckermann Named CCO At Silversea Cruises 

Muckermann Named CCO At Silversea Cruises  Barbara Muckermann has been named the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of Silversea Cruises. Muckermann, who’s appointment is effective immediately, most recently served as the cruise line’s Chief Marketing Officer and in her new role will focus on strengthening the company’s... more ›
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Air Canada Picks AmEx GBT

Air Canada Picks AmEx GBT American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has signed an agreement with Air Canada to become the carrier’s employee global travel booking tool and travel management provider. Effective June 28, 2021 GBT will support the carrier’s employee corporate hotel accommodation and ground... more ›
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