Antigua & Barbuda Name Colin Skerrit As Director Of Tourism, Canada
The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has announced that Colin Skerritt, a Canadian of Antiguan heritage, has been named Director of Tourism, Canada, with a base in Toronto.
“We are delighted to appoint Colin Skerritt as Director of Tourism, Canada,” says Colin C. James, CEO of the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority.
“Our objective is to increase visibility and prominence of Antigua and Barbuda in Canada. With a new airport, increased opportunities for airlift and multiple new properties on the horizon, it is an exciting time to take on this role and Colin’s experience makes him the most qualified to achieve these goals.”
Skerrit joined Air Canada in 2010 as a Global Accounts Manager with responsibilities for travel revenue growth in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and UK. Prior to AC, he worked for Virgin Atlantic Airways as a Corporate Sales Manager with a focus on the expansion of Caribbean business travel to the United Kingdom.
Skerrit recently hosted the Air Canada Vacations national program rollout which featured a series of town hall events for over 3,500 travel agents across Canada.
“Antigua has always been a very special place for me as it is the island where my parents were raised. Antigua offers Canadians an extraordinary Caribbean tourism experience. It is truly an exciting time to be in this role as Antigua and Barbuda are well positioned for exciting growth,” Skerritt said.