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Vision Travel Acquires Travel Sensations

Vision Travel Acquires Travel Sensations

Toronto, September 11, 2017 – Brian Robertson, President of Vision Travel Solutions, is delighted to announce the acquisition of Travel Sensations Downtown, a well-known and successful high end luxury travel agency located in central Toronto. Established in 1988, Travel Sensations Downtown is owned by Joanne Thachuk, a prominent member of the luxury travel industry, who will be staying on as an independent travel advisor. Former Travel Sensations Downtown staff had their choice of relocating to Vision’s New Wave Travel location (also in central Toronto) or to its Georgetown office.

“This is such a great marriage of staff and clientele,” said Robertson, commenting that Vision’s status as the only National Partner of Virtuoso (the luxury travel association) will be a great asset for the Travel Sensations team. “Everyone at Vision has been so kind and welcoming, and so professional,” said Thachuk. “It’s an exciting time for us and we are looking forward to our association with this dynamic new travel family.”

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About Vision Travel

Vision Travel is an established leader in travel management in Canada, employing 725 travel professionals. The company has been providing a full range of corporate, meetings & incentives, leisure and loyalty travel services from coast to coast to a wide spectrum of Canadian companies since 1953. In 2016, Vision Travel was ranked 24th in North America on the Travel Weekly Power List and is a leading member of Virtuoso, the world’s most prestigious travel network. In April 2017, Vision Travel merged with Direct Travel as the first step toward a shared strategy to build a global company.

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