Gary Vetri has resigned as regional product director for the Americas at Destinations of the World. A veteran of the tour and travel industry, Vetri started his career at ATI and has since held various management positions in contracting, sales and group operations at GTA, AlliedTPro and Travalco. Gary is looking forward to enjoying some time off as he explores new opportunities in the industry.
Gabriel Goldszier has been named Tourico Holidays’ regional director for South America, after having served almost a year regional manager for Argentina, Uruguay, Bolivia and Paraguay. Goldszier started with Tourico in 2015 as a product manager in Buenos Aires. Prior to that, he was director of sales at Melia Buenos Aires Hotel.
Carolyn Nightingale has been named the new travel trade manager for Australia and New Zealand for L.A. Tourism. Based in L.A. Tourism’s Sydney office, Nightingale will report to Craig Gibbons, regional director, Australia and New Zealand. Prior to joining L.A. Tourism, Nightingale spent seven years as the business development manager at Delta Air Lines in Sydney.
Carla Biancato has joined the sales team of the tour operator E-HTL Travel in São Paulo. She joins the company from Schultz Pacotes de Viagens (Travel Packages), where she spent 11 years handling various sales accounts.
Daniel Santos, a director of the National Inn network in Brazil, has just joined Salvatur, one of the leading corporate travel agencies in the Northeastern part of the country. Santos will head a Salvatur team in the company’s new São Paulo office.