Palace Resorts Names New Business Development Managers of Canadian Field Sales
MIAMI, Fla. – August 1, 2013?- Palace Resorts – the company that sets the standard in five-star, all-inclusive resort accommodations – proudly announces the addition of Diana Winters and Julie Golding as Business Development Managers of Canadian Field Sales. The team is strategically placed among the travel agency community in key markets throughout the country and will focus on developing, expanding and generating new business opportunities for the brand throughout Canada with Golding overseeing Quebec and Atlantic Canada and Winters covering Ontario and Manitoba. Also Peter Tran is ratified in his position with 2 years successfully representing Palace Resorts as our BDM for Western Canada.
Tran along with the new members of the sales team will also assist with the creation of effective business development strategies with a focus on the Canadian market.
“Palace Resorts is proud of the new team of business development managers in Canada, and we are eager to expand our reach within the market,” said Gibran Chapur, executive vice president of Palace Resorts. “The team’s extensive knowledge and unmatched experience will be an invaluable addition to our already accomplished sales team which has quickly grown from one sales associate to nine.”
Exposed to the hospitality industry at a young age, Julie Golding brings more than a decade of experience in both hotel and tour operator sales and a strong BDM background in Quebec, the brand’s second largest market from Canada. Golding previously served as a BDM and Product manager for main Tour operator partners such as Air Canada Vacations and TMR Vacances. Her outstanding knowledge of the travel and tourism industry will assist the brand in growing business throughout the country.
With almost 15 years of experience, Diana Winters is considered a seasoned BDM veteran in the hospitality industry. Her past experiences include working with top companies within the travel and tourism sector including: Barcelo, Signature Vacations and Transat Holidays. Winters has unmatched experience in the weddings market and she will help the team secure untapped markets and generate new business.
Peter Tran will also contribute his expertise to the team to ensure sales targets are exceeded. Prior to joining Palace Resorts, he served as sales manager for top travel agents and tour operators including Flight Centre, Goway Travel and GOGO Vacations, where he was responsible for developing and implementing strategic plans to move market-share and drive business.
Palace Resorts is committed to strengthen its presence to provide more and better service to the Canadian Travel community.