TORONTO — Exodus Travels has announced the appointment of Sheena Rosentreter and Kent Phillips as the new Business Development Managers for Western USA/Canada. Joining Amanda Pezzaniti, Eastern BDM, this outside sales team will be dedicated to servicing the travel agent community across North America, under the leadership of Sasha Andrews, Director of Agent Relations and Industry Sales.
Both industry veterans, Rosentreter first entered the travel industry as a Manager of the Merit Travel Group, then spend seven years as a Sales Manager for Contiki Holidays. Phillips comes from 15 years of selling adventure travel as Sales Manager and Travel Consultant at Merit Travel, and has visited more than 46 countries, including all of Exodus’ top destinations.
Over at Anderson Vacations, Steve Bickerdike has been named the new Business Development Manager for Greater Vancouver, Vancouver Island and the Okanagan region in B.C. Based in Vancouver, he will report to Darcie Guarderas, Director of Business Development.
In his new role, Bickerdike will develop and manage relationships with partner travel agencies throughout B.C.’s important markets, as well as represent Anderson Vacations at industry events, tradeshows and destination conferences. He’ll also host educational training seminars and webinars.