TTC Tour Brands has appointed two industry veterans to sales manager positions, expanding its Canada-focused Ontario-based sales team. Joining the company as sales manager for Northeastern Ontario is Brenda Bradley, while Aaron Crawford joins as sales manager for Southwestern Ontario.
Both will be responsible for working with travel advisors in their respective regions to maximize sales growth, increase brand awareness and strengthen product knowledge for the brands within TTC Tour Brands’ portfolio, including Trafalgar, Insight Vacations, Contiki, Brendan Vacations, Luxury Gold, and Costsaver.
“We are thrilled to add not one, but two experienced sales professionals to our team in Ontario as we continue to service and support the Canadian travel trade,” said Guy Young, chief trade engagement officer at TTC Tour Brands North America. “Brenda and Aaron’s combined passion and knowledge of the Canadian travel industry paired with their established relationships with many of our partners will undoubtedly serve them very well in their new roles.”
Bradley joins the company with more than 30 years in the travel industry, having held a variety of positions including destination manager in several countries across Central and South America, as well as numerous sales roles with all-inclusive resorts and another Canadian tour operator. Her sales region includes Toronto, north to Barrie, and along the eastern Ontario corridor to the Quebec border.
Crawford is a 13-year travel industry veteran and former travel advisor. He has worked in a number of positions ranging from airline customer service agent, onboard guide with various cruise lines, and as a BDM with a Canadian tour operator. His sales region includes Mississauga, Brampton, the Golden Horseshoe and west to Windsor, as well as Northern Ontario.