TTC Tour Brands Names New Canadian Groups BDM

TTC Tour Brands North America has appointed Lora Hamre as its new Groups Business Development Manager, Canada effective immediately.

Hamre is a familiar face in the Canadian travel industry, bringing over 20 years of sales experience – including an earlier position as BDM with Trafalgar, Costsaver and Brendan Vacations – to this newly created role with TTC Tour Brands, where she will service and support Canadian advisors in the lucrative groups market.

Guy Young, Chief Trade Engagement Officer, TTC Tour Brands North America, said that: “With strong demand and steady interest in group travel, there is tremendous potential for Canadian travel advisors in working with TTC Tour Brands to curate groups for their clients – especially since we offer tours for any and everyone across our brands.”

Young continued: “Lora’s passion for groups paired with her vast industry experience makes her a welcome addition to our dynamic sales team in Canada and further cements the importance of the Canadian market to the overall success of The Travel Corporation.”

Reporting to Julius Stecker, Vice President, TTC Groups North America, Hamre will be responsible for working with travel advisors across Canada to develop and execute effective group sales strategies, maximize group sales growth and strengthen groups product knowledge across the six individual brands of TTC Tour Brands including Trafalgar, Insight Vacations, Luxury Gold, Costsaver, Contiki and Brendan Vacations.

Commenting on her appointment, Hamre said: “I’m excited to return to TTC in this new role.  With our incredible touring brands and the ability to customize and personalize clients’ experiences, the options for group travel with TTC Tour Brands are only as limited as a person’s imagination.”

Canadian travel advisors can contact Lora Hamre, Groups Business Development by email at [email protected] or by phone at (519) 778-8478.