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Janice Sousa joining Merit Travel as VP, Business Development

TORONTO – May 16, 2017 – Effective immediately, Merit Travel is pleased to announce the appointment of Janice Sousa to the position of Vice President, Business Development. Janice has held various senior positions in the travel industry, beginning with responsibility for the initial development of Me to We Tours and most recently as Director of Canadian Sales for EF.

Reporting to Jason Merrithew, President, Janice will seek to bolster Merit’s larger leisure client relationships and develop new and innovative membership travel programs.
Janice holds an MBA from the Rotman School of Business, at University of Toronto.
About Merit Travel Group

Canadian owned and operated, Merit Travel Group is a specialty travel company established in 1991 by Michael Merrithew and Louise de Grandpré. Since 1991, Merit has grown to become an industry leader and one of the largest independent travel companies in Canada. Merit’s 420 travel professionals located in offices across the country provide advice and services to more than 350,000 Canadian travellers every year. Merit Travel Group and its unique specialty brands including Merit Travel, Travelcuts, MeritBiz, Merit Loyalty and Exclusive Tours are jointly owned by the Merrithew Family and H.I.S. Co. Ltd. Based in Tokyo, H.I.S. is one of the largest global travel networks in the world.

For more information, please contact:
Luisa Pannozzi
Marketing Director
Merit Travel Group
416-364-3775 x 4216
luisa.pannozzi@merit.ca