Scenic Tours has hired travel industry veteran Derek Legault to serve as senior director of sales for Canada.
Legault will be responsible for leading the Canadian sales effort for both Scenic Tours and its sister line, Emerald Waterways, as well as head up the sales teams. He will also take charge of the travel agent support efforts as both companies continue to set new growth records.
Legault will be based in the Vancouver office and can be reached by e-mail at Derek.Legault@ScenicTours.com .
Legault has been working in various positions for several major travel companies throughout his 23-year travel career with much of it focused on high-end FIT Europe travel experiences, specialty groups and sales and marketing. He has held positions spanning from retail travel consultant at the beginning of his career to his most recent posting as national sales and marketing manager for OTI. At OTI, he was instrumental in opening up new avenues of revenue with agencies and consortiums. Other companies he has worked for include Conquest Vacations, Uniglobe, Fun Sun Vacations and COIBS.