Travel Masters acquires 30-year-old agency in Kelowna
All of Mission Park Travel staff who are now part of Travel Masters Kelowna: [L-R]: Laurisa Stinson, Sara Mehta, Gina Kotsch, Allen Burke, Kimberley Davis, Karen Muskens, Lynn Powell and June Halliburton. [Not pictured]: Mona Jansen and Lorraine Zarowny.

Travel Masters acquires 30-year-old agency in Kelowna

VANCOUVER — Travel Masters, a top Canadian travel agency that’s affiliated with Ensemble Travel Group, has acquired Mission Park Travel, a 30-year-old agency in Kelowna, B.C.

With this newest acquisition, Travel Masters has expanded its reach in the Okanagan, increasing its scale in Western Canada.

“We are investing in travel agencies as we firmly believe in the great potential they have in this competitive market,” said James Shearer, Chief Operating Officer at Travel Masters. “These acquisitions make our business stronger and allows us to deliver even greater benefits to our clients. Mission Park Travel is the latest in a series of investments we are making to grow our business, extend our reach into different communities and support our suppliers and partners through growing our overall volume of sales.”

Gina Kotsch, Owner of Mission Park Travel, said her decision to choose Travel Masters was based on her desire to spend more time with her family and help the agency reach its future growth potential. She will be staying onboard as a Manager and Experience Specialist, utilizing Travel Masters for its marketing, product and business development expertise.

“Together with Travel Masters, we will be able to provide greater value, service and offerings for our customers, while also rewarding our agents with access to more earning opportunities and higher paying commission agreements,” she said.

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