Collette Expands Sales Team Across Canada

Bruce Parkinson, Open Jaw

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

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.



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