Saturday,  June 25, 2022  7:49 pm

Vision adds 3 sales executives

Vision adds 3 sales executives
Of Vision: (from left) Cheryl Hurlbut, Sabrina Strang and Karim Benaissa

Vision Travel Solutions has added three new business development executives to its national sales team.

The new appointments include:

Based in Vancouver, Cheryl Hurlbut will be joining Vision’s Western Canada sales team. Hurlbut brings more than 20 years in hospitality sales and marketing, including leading hotel sales teams in Washington DC, Vanuatu in the South Pacific, and Banff. She was most recently with InterContinental Hotels Group, managing a portfolio of intermediary accounts including the meetings and incentive segment as well as travel management companies. Hurlbut can be reached at or 778-462-2313.

Based in Ottawa, Sabrina Strang will be covering Ottawa and Eastern Ontario. A bilingual graduate in tourism at Laval’s College Montmorency, Strang’s background includes more than 10 years within the hospitality industry, as sales manager for Best Western Hotels, several independent hotels and most recently at the new Hyatt Andaz in Ottawa’s Byward Market area. She can be reached at and 819-661-2133.

And in Toronto, Karim Benaissa joins the team with more than 20 years of experience in the industry including roles at Howard Johnson, the Fairmont Royal York, Westin/Starwood, Eastern Caribbean Freight Lines, Novotel and InterContinental. His most recent position was director of business travel for the new flagship Delta Hotel in downtown Toronto, where his team won Sales Team of the Year in the Americas for Marriott Hotel Group, which includes Delta properties. His territory will be the eastern GTA, and he can be reached at and 905-621-0129.