Travel Services (HTS) has named veteran travel industry executive Craig Kijek
its President. The consolidator and tour operator`s CEO Kiran Budhdev in making
the announcement said he had `been dancing with Craig for 15 years` as a
competitor and couldn`t imagine a better fit to build on HTS`s growth strategy
and lead the company`s day to day operations.
forward to having Craig join the team, and bring with him his wealth of
industry knowledge as we enter a new wave of growth in the Canadian
marketplace,” said Budhdev. “We are at heart a family business, and it is with
much excitement that we welcome Craig to the Huntington family.”
“I am excited
to join Huntington and look forward to continue building a world-class travel
consolidator and tour operator right here in Canada,” said Kijek.
Craig holds a
degree from the University of Ottawa and also attended business school in
France. He started his career with French airline UTA, and later joined CP Air
in Canada. In 1991, Craig began working in the B2B travel industry, progressing
to the role of Director General at Intair. Most recently, Craig served as Sr.
Vice President Independent Travel with TravelBrands.
been in operation since 1973 and became a full service wholesaler in 1988. They
currently have a team currently of more than 70 full time employees.