Sunwing travel names new general manager for the segment retail
The Canadian group Sunwing Travel, owner of the tour operator Sunwing Vacations and the Blue Diamond hotel chain, has appointed Stuart Morris as new CEO for retail sales.
The appointment has become effective this week and Morris will be responsible for the retail group division, which includes the service for agencies, SellOffVacations.com and specialist in Luxe Destination Weddings wedding planning. The paper includes both online and offline marketing operations.
Morris has a wide professional experience and training, especially in ecommerce in the tourism industry, having held various executive positions in large companies such as Travelocity, Thomas Cook or Expedia.
In particular, was responsible for the division of Canada and Travelocity Latin America between June 2012 and February 2015. Was previously Vice President of Ecommerce at Thomas Cook from June 2011 and Vice President of Marketing for Expedia for United States and Canada between 2002 and 2007.
The director of operations of Sunwing Travel Group, Andrew Dawson, has commented on this nomination that “we are very pleased to welcome Stuart Morris to Sunwing Travel Group.” Stuart brings a very valuable experience that we are sure that it will be essential to the success of our retail division as we move”.