Resort To The Best and Canlink Travel have announced an agreement that will see the two companies join forces.
The combined companies, operating as Canlink Travel, will bring together marketing initiatives and synergies that have been built throughout each of their many years serving their resorts and the Canadian travel industry.
Resort to the Best and Canlink Travel each represent some of the most sought-after luxury properties in the marketplace today.
Together, they will provide Canadian retailers and tour operators with a seamless experience, more choice and enhanced services targeting the needs of their customers. This will also provide new opportunities and enhanced visibility in the Canadian marketplace for the properties they represent.
Lillian Day, president of Resort To The Best, said: “The hotels that Resort To The Best represent are my passion and I know that Canlink feels the same about theirs. There is no doubt, that our combined strengths will be a great benefit to travel agents, tour operators, our hotels and other partners throughout the luxury industry.”
Canlink will continue to operate its office in Toronto, while Day will maintain the Calgary office which was opened two years ago. Working together, the two offices will establish a stronger national presence while creating supplemental benefits and increased exposure for the companys hotels and resorts across Canada.
Elaine Carnegie, president of Canlink, noted that: “For many years we have admired Resort To The Best and their selection of luxury properties. Luxury Travel is one of the fastest growing segments of Canadian travel and we are very excited about the opportunity this venture will create for us and all of our partners.”
Under the Canlink banner, the combined company’s lineup of luxury properties now includes:
- Jade Mountain and Anse Chastanet in St. Lucia
- Hermitage Bay and Carlisle Bay in Antigua
- Spice Island Beach Resort in Grenada
- Port Ferdinand and St. Peters Bay in Barbados
- The Tryall Club and Jamaica Inn in Jamaica
- Grace Bay Club and The Sands at Grace Bay in Turks and Caicos
- One&Only Palmilla in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
- One Aldwych in London, England
This new agreement is effective immediately.