Samantha Gillingham Is Club Med's New BDM For Ontario/BC
With more than 10 years of experience in the travel industry, Samantha Gillingham has joined the Club Med sales team as Business Development Manager for Ontario and British Columbia. She will share responsibility for Canada’s most populous province with Janet Martin and Maria Chung.
“I am so thrilled to be joining Club Med and its growing sales team. It is an exciting time to be jumping on board as the brand is heavily expanding and evolving,” said Gillingham.
“Club Med has such a diverse global portfolio. I look forward to showcasing all that the brand has to offer!”
While studying Tourism Management at Seneca College, Gillingham entered her first role in the travel industry at Transat Holidays in Toronto. For the next 10 years, she worked as a retail agent for major tour operators and airlines.
Gillingham has held various senior positions at Flight Centre Travel Group, Jet Airways and, most recently, Sunwing Travel Group.
“We are thrilled and proud to have Samantha joining our team. Samantha’s experience and know-how in the tourism industry will be a definite asset in expanding our brand awareness in growing markets such as Ontario and British Columbia,” said Jacinda Lowry, National Sales Director of Club Med Canada.
“She is a great fit with Club Med and a great addition to the team.”