Pat Lista has joined the management team of Arts and Leisure Tours Canada as its Director of Product & Growth.
Lista will be responsible for the expansion of all luxury product worldwide including villas, private jets, and yachts.
He will help A&L Tours increase the breadth, scope, and destinations, enabling us to offer more product to complement our extensive hotels and curated experiences portfolio.
Lista brings 35 years of experience in global destination and multiple source markets to his new role.
Over the years, Lista has proven to be adept at growing businesses in the tourism sector, as well as analyzing the competitive landscape to find innovative solutions driving business forward though ever-changing business environments.
He has worked with airlines, travel agencies, OTAs, and global tour operators and his experience with B2B segments and his understanding of the Canadian, American, and International tourist is invaluable.
Lista is a proven leader in the North American tourism sector, having served as senior vice president of product and contracting with such tour operator brands as Sunquest Vacations, AlbaTours, Holiday House, Fun Sun, Airtours, Direct Holidays, Thomas Cook, TravelBrands, Suntrips, Tully Luxury Travel, as well as with many consultation positions.
A skilled negotiator and with a proven track record of successfully creating and developing new markets and aligning business offerings to customer needs. Success has been achieved by expanding source markets to new and existing destinations and attractions, leveraging a strong foundation of key relationships within his worldwide network.
Arts and Leisure Tours established in 1993, is a full-service tour operator specializing in curated, bespoke, unique accommodations and experiences and is based in Woodbridge, Ontario with offices in Chicago and Los Angeles.
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