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Women in travel
Issue Date: Sep 30, 2019

Women in Travel: Alison Hickey

It’s all about empowering the team

Women in Travel: Alison Hickey ANN RUPPENSTEIN With Master’s degrees in Applied Science and Industrial Engineering from Dalhousie University, Alison Hickey got into the travel industry organically. The president of Kensington Tours, which specializes in tailor-made luxury tours, custom tours, safaris and travel packages, previously held leadership roles with companies like the Bank of Montreal, Maple Leaf Foods, and... more ›

 

Issue Date: Jul 22, 2019

Women in Travel: Marlie Morrison

Selling the ever-changing magic of Disney

Women in Travel: Marlie Morrison ANN RUPPENSTEIN (Photo above: Marlie Morrison at Ronto Roasters, locatedin the Black Spire Outpost, during the opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland Resort.) Leading Disney teams across Asia Pacific and Canada, Marlie Morrison says the factors that drive respective markets to travel to its theme parks vary like night and day. “It’s so different, which is fascinating. I... more ›

 

Issue Date: May 06, 2019

Women In Travel With Angella Bennett

Secrets of success: Build relationships, embrace challenges

Women In Travel With Angella Bennett ANN RUPPENSTEIN Before getting into the travel industry, Angella Bennett was eyeing a slightly furrier field. “It’s funny, I wanted to be a vet. This was my passion back in time, I wanted to be a veterinarian. But I had gone to school outside of Montego Bay, which was then more the tourism capital. When I returned home there was only [jobs in] hotels or banking, and so I decided my... more ›

 

Issue Date: Mar 04, 2019

Driving innovation through collaboration

Driving innovation through collaboration ANN RUPPENSTEIN They’re movers and shakers. Their contributions have changed and continue to change the nature of travel, both in Canada and around the world. In this week’s issue, in honour of International Women’s Day on March 8, Canadian Travel Press’ series of profiles on Women in Travel continues with Dorothy Dowling, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Best... more ›

 

Issue Date: Dec 17, 2018

The shape of things to come

The shape of things to come ANN RUPPENSTEIN Over the course of the year, Canadian Travel Press’ Women in Travel series featured some remarkable individuals across the travel industry from Canada and around the world. In the second instalment of a year-end feature, some of the experts previously profiled in the section share their thoughts on the big trends for 2019. #Trending: travelling with ease Gillian Tans,... more ›

 

Issue Date: Dec 10, 2018

Seven big disruptors for 2019

Women in Travel — Focus on the future

Seven big disruptors for 2019 ANN RUPPENSTEIN Over the past year, Canadian Travel Press’ Women In Travel series has featured some remarkable individuals who impact the industry, both in Canada and around the world. In the first of a two-part end-of-the-year roundup article, some of the experts previously profiled in the section reveal what they think will disrupt the travel industry in 2019. Gillian Tans, CEO of... more ›

 

Issue Date: Nov 26, 2018

Teara Fraser: Learning to fly

Teara Fraser: Learning to fly ANN RUPPENSTEIN They’re movers and shakers. Their contributions have changed and continue to change the nature of travel, both in Canada and around the world. In this week’s issue, Canadian Travel Press’ series of profiles on Women in Travel continues with Teara Fraser, the CEO of Iskwew Air. Caught up in the excitement of accelerating down the runway aboard a small plane while... more ›

 

Issue Date: Oct 29, 2018

The power of positivity

The power of positivity ANN RUPPENSTEIN They’re movers and shakers. Their contributions have changed and continue to change the nature of travel, both in Canada and around the world. In this week’s issue, Canadian Travel Press’ series of profiles on Women in Travel continues with Kristin Karst, executive vice president and co-owner of AmaWaterways. Kristin Karst first got hooked on travel while growing up in... more ›

 

Issue Date: Sep 24, 2018

Facing fear to find success

Women in travel: Carolyne Doyon

Facing fear to find success ANN RUPPENSTEIN They’re movers and shakers. Their contributions have changed and continue to change the nature of travel, both in Canada and around the world. In this week’s issue, Canadian Travel Press’ series of profiles on Women in Travel continues with Carolyne Doyon, senior vice president, Canada and Mexico, Club Med. For someone who is afraid of heights, embarking on an... more ›

 

Issue Date: Aug 20, 2018

It’s All In The Family at Collette

It’s All In The Family at Collette ANN RUPPENSTEIN They’re movers and shakers. Their contributions have changed and continue to change the nature of travel, both in Canada and around the world. In this week’s issue, Canadian Travel Press’ series of profiles on Women in Travel continues with Jaclyn Leibl-Cote, the president of Collette. Although Jaclyn Leibl-Cote can’t recall the exact moment she knew she’d follow... more ›

 

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