02.06.20

Events

Direct/Vision Travel Launches Healthcare Appreciation Program

Ian Race, left, during a visit to Georgetown Hospital

Direct Travel and Vision Travel team members have visited hospitals in Guelph, Georgetown, Milton and Oakville, Ont. to provide healthcare workers with supplies such as hand sanitizers and comfort foods to show their gratitude for the work they are doing on the front line.

“We are all faced with a variety of challenges due to COVID-19 but it is important we all try to support our frontline healthcare workers,” stated Ian Race, SVP corporate sales for Direct Travel, Canada West. “The travel industry has been devastated by this pandemic, but it doesn’t mean we stop thinking of others.”

Over the years, Direct Travel and Vision Travel have supported organizations such as, Make-A-Wish Canada, the Canadian Red Cross, the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, and many others.

After the visits to Guelph General, Milton District, Oakville Trafalgar Memorial and Georgetown Hospitals, the team is planning to visit additional hospitals across Canada over the next few months.

“I am continually impressed by the dedication shown by our team in servicing our essential services clients who continue to travel and additionally to giving back to the communities where we live and do business,” added Brian Robertson, president, Direct Travel, Canada West.

“At Direct Travel our mission is ‘Whatever It Takes’ and right now that goes well beyond travel,” concluded Race.





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