In Europe for the launch of the latest Uniworld vessel, the SS Joie de Vivre, Brett Tollman, chief executive of owner The Travel Corporation, here chats with Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole about the resilience of French tourism, potential growth of the Red Carnation brand, and his lifelong interest in sustainable hospitality.
The Travel Corporation and four of its award-winning brands are to launch a global partnership with ME to WE by offering a selection of immersive volunteer trips. In partnership the organisation, travellers have a unique opportunity to visit two iconic destinations: India and the Ecuadorian Amazon, via volunteer trip extensions.
The Travel Corporation has confirmed the appointment of Andy Barker as chief executive at Tracoin. Tracoin provides services to TTC subsidiaries including Trafalgar, Insight Vacations, Grand European Travel, Contiki, Brendan Vacations, and Travel Corporation Asia. A travel industry stalwart with more than three decades of experience.
Travel Corporation has announced two senior promotions in its adventure division. Lucille Sive has been promoted to The Travel Corporation Africa Division chief executive, while former Contiki president Brad Ford will take up the role of president with Lion World Travel. Sive has been at the helm of award-winning Lion World Travel, the affordable luxury Africa safari specialist, for more than 30 years.