TORONTO — Merit Travel Group has appointed Jason Merrithew President of the Group’s wholesale and specialty leisure travel business.
In his new role, Merrithew will oversee the Group’s flagship Merit Travel brand in addition to the operations of Travelcuts and Exclusive Tours. He will also leverage Merit’s recent partnership with H.I.S. Travel of Japan to “significantly grow the leisure travel business in Canada” and lead the international expansion of all three leisure travel brands.
Merit began operations in 1991 and grew to become one of the largest independent travel companies in Canada. More than 450 Merit travel professionals advise over 350,000 Canadian travellers every year. Merit Travel Group operates many specialty travel brands including Merit Travel, Travelcuts, MeritBiz, Merit Loyalty and Exclusive Tours, all jointly owned by the Merrithew Family and Tokyo-based H.I.S. Co. Ltd.