TORONTO — Insight Vacations and Luxury Gold have announced three new hires.
Matthew Stewart has come onboard as the new Sales Manager for GTA and Northern Ontario. Paula Rizos has fully taken over all partnership accounts in B.C. and Yukon as a BDM.
Meanwhile Claire Rottare has been appointed National Tele-sales Manager, a new role at Insight and Luxury Gold focused on developing new business opportunities across the country.
Stewart started in travel back in 2005 as a travel advisor located in Australia before moving to South East Asia to teach English in Vietnam. He then worked in the accommodation sector in Ireland before moving to London for a position with Topdeck Travel at its head office.
After moving to Vancouver Stewart continued developing his career with Topdeck for five and a half years as the Western Canada BDM before being promoted to Sales Manager for the Americas until June 2018.
Stewart has joined Insight and Luxury Gold after returning from Australia where he was working at a five-star eco-resort in Noosa.
“I’m very grateful to be part of a team and company with so much success and opportunity,” says Stewart. “I am looking forward to working with our partners and helping them grow their business in the premium and luxury escorted journeys sector.”
Carla Brake, Vice President of Sales, Insight Vacations and Luxury Gold, adds: “With our new appointments, realignment of roles and a sales team representing every region from coast to coast in Canada, we look forward to offering personalized support to every one of our loyal travel advisors and building our businesses together.”