TORONTO — CanJet Vacations has officially launched with packages available for sale through travel agents in the SIREV GDS or by calling CanJet’s call centre at 1-800-809-7777.
Vice President and General Manager Robbie Goldberg said the tour operator will be offering close to 200 different 4-star and above hotels under the CanJet Vacations brand. With that being said, the focus will now switch to the sales side for the next few months to establish strategic partnerships and make CanJet Vacations’ product offering available in additional distribution channels.
CanJet Vacations has added travel industry veteran John Kirk to its executive team in the role of Vice President, Sales and Marketing effective Monday, Aug. 18. Kirk has extensive experience in sales, distribution and e-commerce and will lead all of these initiatives for CanJet Vacations.
He joins the CanJet team from Porter Escapes where he was the Director, Vacations and Packaged Products. Prior to that, Kirk held the position of Senior Vice President, Retail and E-Commerce for Thomas Cook North America.
CanJet Vacations will be offering departures on CanJet Airlines from Toronto Pearson Airport starting Dec. 18, 2014 to destinations in Mexico, Cuba, Dominican Republic and Jamaica.
“CanJet is not new to Canadian leisure travellers, and customers will enjoy a comfortable, modern onboard experience in addition to the reliable service CanJet Airlines has built its reputation on over the last 14 years through its on-time performance and safety record,” stated Stephen Rowe, President of CanJet. “We will continue to offer CanJet Select, seat selection, hot meal service, welcome onboard beverages and other service features our guests expect from CanJet Airlines as they head to their vacation destination.”