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TORONTO — Trafalgar has named Lora Hamre as Sales Manager for Southwestern Ontario.
Hamre began her career in the travel industry over 16 years ago on the retail travel side with Sears Travel.
She later transitioned to a BDM role specializing in ocean and river cruising as well as guided vacations with companies including Thomas Cook, Globus family of brands and Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours.
In her new role with Trafalgar, Hamre is responsible for overseeing sales as well as nurturing relationships with agents and agencies from across Southwestern Ontario.
“I’m honoured to have joined the amazing team at Trafalgar and look forward to working closely with my travel agent partners to assist them in growing their businesses,” says Hamre. “I am very proud to represent Trafalgar’s JoinTrafalgar program powered by TreadRight, The Travel Corporation’s not-for-profit foundation, that safeguards people, wildlife and the planet for future generations.”
Anita Emilio, Vice President of Sales, Trafalgar Canada, says Hamre’s extensive background and knowledge in the travel industry “will be a tremendous asset to our loyal agent partners in the Southwestern Ontario area, who are always a huge support of Costsaver and Trafalgar. We are very excited to have her join our growing Canadian tribe and supporting our continued #AgentsFirst commitment.”
Hamre can be reached at Lora.Hamre@Trafalgar.com or via telephone at 1-800-834-5677 ext. 8497607.