Global tour operator Collette has added
three new BDMs to its Canadian sales force. The new agent liaisons are: Shane
Galivan, Business Development Manager, Central & Northern Ontario; Danielle
Martins, Business Development Manager, Manitoba & Saskatchewan; and John
Goranson, Business Development Manager, British Columbia.
The Collette Canada sales team also includes:
George Christakis, Head of Sales, Canada; Shane Coupland, Business Development
Manager, Atlantic Canada; Ryan DeSouza, Business Development Manager, South
Western Ontario; Meaghan McMahon, Business Development Manager, Eastern Ontario
& Montreal; Brent Jeffrey, Business Development Manager, Alberta;
“Expansion is key in regards to
development, success, and improvement,” said George Christakis, Head of Sales,
Canada. “We know that this growth will ensure that we exceed our goals and
objectives, while impacting Collette as a whole.”
Christakis says the expansion will allow for a
more cohesive strategic plan throughout all regions and the ability to
strengthen relationships with partners and guests through communication and
collaboration. He adds that expanding the team will ensure travel advisor requests
are met with urgency and support.
Bruce Parkinson Editor-in-Chief
An observer and analyst of the Canadian and international travel industries for over 25 years, Bruce uses the pre-dawn hours to prepare a daily news and information package to keep industry members up to date.