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TPI Appoints Martin as Director of Sales
06/10/2013 - Travel Professionals International

WINNIPEG, CANADA – Travel Professionals International (TPI), a member of Virtuoso and Canada’s leading network of independent travel advisors, announces the appointment of Penny Martin as Director of Sales.

 

"Penny has been an exemplary team member over the course of her 5 years with TPI," said Tim Morgan, TPI Vice President, "and we couldn't be happier that she has accepted this position to lead our sales, training, and supplier relations functions."

 

“I’m honoured to be recognized with this appointment,” said Martin, “and I look forward to continuing to work with our head office team to deliver the sales and training tools that will help our advisors businesses thrive.”

 

As previously announced, TPI is embarking on a renewed focus in three core areas which it recently unveiled to its network: the recruitment, development, and retention of superb and passionate support staff and advisors, the implementation of sales-centric resources and initiatives to help grow advisors’ businesses, and the roll-out of best-in-class technologies developed in-house and with industry-leading technology partners to improve support staff and advisor productivity.

 

With a renewed focus comes a realigned national delivery structure that sees Martin leading the TPI Regional Sales Manager team across the country. Martin and her team will help drive TPI’s mandate of proactively assisting all TPI advisors in reaching their sales goals through business plan development and follow-through, continuing education, quantifiable promotions, and preferred partner support.

 

Martin has been in the travel industry for over 30 years and, prior to joining TPI, held senior sales and supplier relations positions with CAA, Transat Distribution, and Sears Travel.

 

Penny Martin can be reached at pmartin@tpi.ca or 1-204-934-8801.

 

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Since its founding in 1994 by Morris Chia, Travel Professionals International (TPI) has been the premier provider of outsourced travel solutions to independent travel advisors and agencies. Backed by a head office support team of over forty highly skilled travel professionals, innovative technological solutions, and excellent supplier relationships, hundreds of TPI advisors across Canada are available to provide full-service travel solutions to leisure and corporate travelers. More information is available at www.tpi.ca and www.tpiworldwide.com. TPI - We'll Take You There

    

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