Tim Paul has joined the Discover the World Canada team as a senior manager focused on Expedia’s Travel Agent Affiliate Program (TAAP), the Discover the World (DTW) team announced on Tuesday (Sept. 7).
Tim’s twenty years of aviation and travel industry experience working at WestJet with the Canadian travel agency industry "will be invaluable," DTW said.
Tim was responsible for customer service, B2B Marketing, inside sales and digital travel agent platforms for the travel trade.
He was a pivotal member of the travel agent advisory board at WestJet and possesses an in-depth understanding of a travel agents DNA and expectations.
His knowledge and insights on distribution platforms, supplier relationships, marketing strategies and business development "will be incredible assets in his new position," the company said.
“I am excited to join the team responsible for promoting Expedia TAAP in Canada. Expedia is a great brand, and its TAAP platform is a perfect tool for travel agents to access the depth of product and leading rates, all while earning competitive commissions. This is a terrific opportunity for me to combine my love of travel with my technical talents while also advocating for the Canadian travel agency industry," Tim said.
Jane Clementino, director of Discover the World Canada, added: “Tim’s leadership, innovation, and vast capabilities will accelerate the growth we are targeting for the TAAP program, and he adds additional bench strength in western Canada as DTW expands its client list and enhances the range of B2B services."
"I am thrilled to be working with Tim again, he is a terrific addition to the Canadian Discover the World team.”
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