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Tanious comes back to Encore Cruises with TravelBrands

Joe DeMarinis of TravelBrands Inc., has appointed Nathalie Tanious to the role of Vice President of Cruise.

Effective Aug. 4 Tanious will be responsible for the ongoing management and growth of TravelBrands’ cruise division – and specifically Encore Cruises – leading development initiatives that support the further growth and continued success of the brand.

“We are pleased to welcome Nathalie to TravelBrands, and to welcome her back to the Encore Cruises team,” said DeMarinis. “We consider cruise to be an integral component in our overall travel offering, and are committed to the Encore Cruises brand.

“Through Nathalie’s incredible wealth of experience in the travel industry, and specifically within the Canadian cruise industry, we are completely confident in our ongoing success.”

Before joining TravelBrands, Tanious was Vice President, International Development for Air Canada Vacations, and prior to that she was Vice President of Cruise at Thomas Cook Canada, overseeing Encore Cruises. She has 26 years of experience in the travel industry.

Tanious will be based at TravelBrands’ Montreal office and can be reached via email at

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