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Issue Date: May 07, 2020

Crafting the perfect cover letter

Crafting the perfect cover letter When the travel industry comes back to full force, it’s going to be looking for people like you to fill jobs left empty by the pandemic. Which makes now the perfect time to craft your cover letter. Because regardless of how impressive your resume may be, a strong cover letter can be the difference between landing that all-important job interview and having your resume tossed into the...


Issue Date: May 07, 2020

Annabelle Lord, 25

Tourism – Services Management, Seneca College

Annabelle Lord, 25 My travel style: Adventurous and free-spirited. Why I chose to study travel and tourism: I worked in hospitality for five years and thoroughly enjoyed my experience. I thought it was time to explore and discover tourism to its fullest. My greatest professional strength: My passion for people. Most exciting travel trend: Local experiential travel. It encourages a beautiful...


Issue Date: May 07, 2020

Sydnee Bell, 21

Travel & Tourism, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Sydnee Bell, 21 My travel style: Comfortable, energetic, and first timer. Why I chose to study travel and tourism: So I could better my life by learning about and seeing as many places as I could. I’m new to the travel world and I really want to get out there and start exploring! My greatest professional strength: The ability to work on any team. My dream job: To guide tourists that come into...


Issue Date: May 07, 2020

Brian Riback, 22

Ted Rogers School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Ryerson University

Brian Riback, 22 My travel style: Organized, cultural, and fast-paced. Why I chose to study travel and tourism: It’s dynamic and limitless in terms of its business possibilities, and working in the travel industry will always be challenging and exciting. My greatest professional strength: I am very empathetic which allows me to provide exceptional customer service and collaborate with...


Issue Date: May 07, 2020

Zachary Harrison, 24

Tourism Management, Red River College

Zachary Harrison, 24 My travel style: Authentic, off the beaten path. Why I chose to study travel and tourism: My mother has been in the industry her entire life and I saw the incredible experiences she had and people she met along the way, which inspired me to follow in her tracks. I also have a strong passion for travel, food, culture and adventure. My dream job: To own an adventure tour operator or...


Issue Date: May 07, 2020

Anh Dang, 28

Tourism-Travel Services Management, Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning

Anh Dang, 28 My travel style: The plan-ahead kind of person, but sometimes I can be very spontaneous. Why I chose to study travel and tourism: I had a degree in Economics, but I didn’t think I was cut out for it. I studied travel and tourism instead because I am an outgoing person and I love to travel. Turns out my decision was right, I have never been happier! My greatest professional...


Issue Date: May 07, 2020

Lynn Arbour, 26

Tourism marketing and Product Development, Georgian College

Lynn Arbour, 26 My travel style: Educational, cultural, historical, adventurous, foodie. Why I chose to study travel and tourism: After receiving my bachelor’s degree in psychology and com-pleting a post-graduate program in addictions counselling, I was not sure that was the right career path for me. I decided to take some time off to think about it, and took the opportunity to travel. With that, I...


Issue Date: May 07, 2020

Elaine Nguon, 30

Bachelor of Business Administration (Hospitality), George Brown College

Elaine Nguon, 30 My travel style: Eat, laugh, and meet locals. Why I chose to study travel and tourism: Travel provides individuals the opportunity to learn more about themselves, reconnect with loved ones, or start a new journey and to be a part of that journey doesn’t even feel like a job! My dream job: I would also like the opportunity to act as an authority when it comes to welcoming new-comers,...


Issue Date: May 07, 2020

Vanessa Brownson, 46

Tourism-Global Travel, Fleming College

Vanessa Brownson, 46 Four words to describe myself: Diverse interests, loves details. Why I chose to study travel and tourism: Because I had so much fun researching and planning my recent trips that I wanted a way to be able to do that for a living. Most exciting travel trend: I’m intrigued by the increase in solo travelling. It can be so much fun, and a great way to step out of your comfort zone. In...


Issue Date: May 07, 2020

Vanessa Fortner, 22

Tourism and Travel, Fanshawe College

Vanessa Fortner, 22 My travel style: Adventurous, environmentalist, spontaneous. Why I chose to study travel and tourism: My decision to study travel and tourism reflects my two greatest passions, travel and the environment. My greatest professional strength: Being a great team player and my organizational skills. My dream job: I want to own land and build small eco-lodges or cabins that visitors can...