20 | Travel Edge

Travel Edge
Gross sales decrease in 2020: 66% to 70%
Employees: 240

2 Queen St. E.
Toronto, Ontario M5C 3G7
Phone: (416) 789-3271
Website

Executives

PRESIDENT: Michael Johnson
SENIOR VP, LEISURE: Nadiya Makarenko
EVP, BUSINESS: Eric Holenka
SENIOR VP, RETAIL: Gavin Miller
VP, ADVISOR SERVICES: Michelle Leal
VP, AFFILIATES: David Thorne
VP, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT: Sam Combs
VP, OPERATIONS: Mark Stubbert

Company facts 

Private company owned by Jeff Willner.

79% leisure, 21% corporate.

Leisure division has 10 offices in the U.S., Canada and Bermuda.

Works with 480 independent contractors.

Member of TripArc.

Pandemic response

Introduced limited-time signing bonus program (a $50 million investment) for luxury travel advisors to support independent contractors.

Right-sized office locations and furloughed small percentage of staff.

Invested in digital event platform to focus on community.

Looking ahead

With an increase in interest for both Europe and North American travel for the second half of the year, Travel Edge is optimistic.

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