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TRAVEL AND HOSPITALITY CAREER EXPO

Date: February 16, 2011
Time: 11 am to 2 pm
Location: Markham Campus

 
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CAA South Central Ontario

CAA South Central Ontario has been successfully servicing our members and customers for over 100 years.
Voted one of Greater Toronto's Top 90 Employers 2nd year in a row!

We offer an engaging work culture and rewarding compensation with benefits along with the opportunity for personal and professional growth.

Motivated teams and continuous learning from our Member Service, Travel and Insurance business lines.
CAA.  A name you know, a career you can trust.

 
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Canada's Wonderland

Canada’s Wonderland is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company; one of the largest regional amusement park operators in the world. Cedar Fair, a publicly traded partnership, owns and operates a variety of parks and hotels throughout North America.

Canada’s Wonderland is a 300-acre theme park with more than 200 attractions, 68 rides and 15 roller coasters, situated in Vaughan, Ontario. We entertain over three million guests annually and we hire over 4,000 seasonal employees on a yearly basis. We have a variety of progressive positions available in the areas of Food & Beverage Management, Security, Guest Services, Finance/Accounting and many more. Visit our web-site at www.canadaswonderland.com for more information on current job opportunities and to apply.

Available Opportunities:
Area Supervisor, F&B Operations, Restaurant Supervisor, F&B Accounting/Admin. Clerk, F&B Office Supervisor

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Carlson Marketing

Carlson Marketing is the world’s leading relationship marketing company – we design and deliver loyalty and engagement programs for some of the world’s best known brands. In Canada we help our FP500 clients to: generate demand for their products and services; enhance revenues from current customers; improve loyalty and retention; drive sales performance and employee engagement; and optimize marketing spend and systems. Our capabilities include Strategic Consulting; Information Technology & Data Management; Enhancement Services; Creative Communications; Mobile and Digital Marketing; Measurement and Decision Sciences; Rewards Services; Loyalty Travel; Event Marketing, and Customer Service.

Current opportunities:
Travel Consultant – Graduated from Travel Program. Knowledge of reservation systems (ie: Sabre, Amadeus, Apollo, etc) Strong Customer Service skills. Able to work on shifts that will include weekends;
Bilingual Travel Consultant – Same as above but in addition has to be fully bilingual English-French

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ClubLink Corporation

As Canada’s largest owner, operator and developer of high quality Golf Clubs, they attract fantastic guests and staff who return every year to take part in the unique ClubLink experience. To offer our guests the best in experience and service, they first need to offer employees the best. ClubLink strives to provide all employees with outstanding opportunities for training, career development, recognition and rewards.  In addition to providing a challenging and rewarding work experience, they offer several other great benefits for employees and their families that cannot be duplicated in any other industry or at smaller golf operations. Whether you are interested in being a part of the team at one of our many clubs, thinking about changing careers or just want to know what the buzz is about, you are invited to explore the facilities.
www.clublink.ca

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Deerhurst Resort

We are “the best place to experience everything Muskoka has to offer”. We are looking for the right people to join our team who are dynamic, caring, and enjoy servicing the needs of others. If you love working in a fast paced environment and have the ability to effectively adapt to change, we would like to hear from you!

A career at Deerhurst is much like a visit because the list of benefits seems to go on and on.

Competitive salaries are just the beginning. All employees receive significant discounts on food, merchandise, fitness and sports facilities. We provide subsidized meals in our staff-only cafeteria, and tickets to our critically acclaimed musical stage show. Employees receive special overnight rates for themselves, friends and family at Deerhurst and numerous other properties across Canada.

Available Opportunities:
Housekeeping Room Attendants, Servers, Banquet Porters, Golf Associates, Stewards/ Dishwashers, Front Desk Agents, Reservations Agents, Shuttle Drivers, Sports Attendants, Lifeguards, Laundry Attendants, Restaurant Hosts and Bussers, Cooks, Banquet Servers, Groundskeepers.

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Delta Markham

Delta Markham is perfectly situated in the heart of Markham, with convenient access to downtown Toronto. Our 204 bright & spacious guestrooms provide our travellers with all of the comforts of home. Our Tivoli Garden Restaurant is well known in the community for its delicious and varied menu, comfortable, cozy atmosphere and excellent value. Delta Markham is close to great attractions, golf, shopping and many local festivals and events.

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Donalda Club

The Donalda Club, established in 1960, is one of Canada’s most distinguished, private family clubs with valued traditions and prestige. We combine a high standard of social, athletic and dining facilities with uncompromising service to our members. We are located in Don Mills and the club is easily accessible by both bus and subway and only five minutes from Highway 401/404. This year round multi- activity facility is tucked away on a 200-acre ravine property – a quiet enclave of lush gardens, distinguished by its charming clubhouse and its beautifully landscaped and spacious grounds set in the Don Valley. Donalda Club is host to various activities including curling, golf, tennis, swimming, bridge, an extensive fitness program, and informal and fine dining facilities.

We possess a strong senior management team and a solid foundation of staff to build on. The atmosphere is very friendly, and the General Manager and his team make sure members feel that their experience at the Donalda Club is extra special.
www.donaldaclub.ca

 

Eastons Group of Hotels

Easton’s Group of Hotels develops, owns and manages a portfolio of hotels across Canada. Easton’s Group of Hotels is primarily in the focused service market, under the prestigious brands of Marriott and Hilton. This company is expanding every so quickly; three hotels were opened last year in the Greater Toronto Area despite the economic turmoil that the country was in. In addition, two more hotels are under development in Vaughan, Ontario are slated to open in the Spring of 2011. The majority of the EGH portfolio is in the GTA, with a handful located in Kingston, Sudbury and Peterborough.

Career Opportunities:
If you are looking to take your hospitality career to the next level, our company is always looking for candidates that want to make a move to succeed with the Easton’s Group of Hotels

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GLP Worldwide Expedition Travel and Tours

GLP Worldwide Expedition Travel & Tours is a Markham, Ontario based tour operator. We specialize in group tours as well as we represent 12 niche cruise lines (ocean, expedition and river) to the retail Canadian Travel Industry. We publish a variety of brochures in Canadian dollars for the marketplace. We are a TICO registered company.

Career Opportunities:
Reservations, Operations - group ticketing and document assembly, Sales & Office Support

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Mariposa Cruises

Mariposa Cruise is Canada’s largest hospitality cruise companies and has been providing professional service for about 20 years. Mariposa Cruise manages about 100 employees during high season. The company provides exceptional services with different cruise options such as private charters, harbour tours, lunch cruise, Sunday brunch cruise, and dinner cruises. It also provides a dynamic experience for events with its huge meeting space size of up to 34,000 sq ft.

www.mariposacruises.com

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Ontario Place

Ontario Place, now celebrating its 40th anniversary, is looking for people who are energetic and passionate about providing world class guest service to every guest that enters the park - and with over 1 million guests annually, we need a great team of people to make this happen!

If you are a person who loves working outdoors with people and pride yourself in providing the highest quality of service, then we have the right opportunity waiting for you!

Available Opportunities:
Attractions Attendants, Guest Service Attendants, Resale Cashiers, Admission Attendants etc

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Sheraton Parkway

A 440 room property with over 30,000 sq ft meeting/banquet space, a state of the art fitness centre with over 25,000 sq ft of fitness area, virtual golf, squash courts, badminton courts, basketball, aerobics studio, 2 indoor and 1 salt water outdoor swimming pools, sauna, whirlpool, games room, Health Spa services, connecting indoor shopping mall, food court and restaurants, conveniently located at Highway 7 and 404 in Richmond Hill. Free underground parking and staff meal program. Discounted fitness centre membership. For additional information regarding our property, please visit our website at www.sheratonparkway.com

Career Opportunities:
Guest Services Agents, Room Attendants, Housepersons, Part time Security Officer

 

Sunwing

If you would like to join one of the fastest growing travel companies in Canada; the Sunwing Travel Group wants to hear from you.

If you feel you possess the following qualifications, we would love to hear from you. 

  • TICO certified
  • Sales driven with excellent customer service sills
  • Flexibility to work evening shift and weekends a MUST
  • Self motivated team player and able to multi task
  • Pleasant Telephone manner and a sense of humour are MUSTS
  • Good computer skills (Word, Excel, Email)
  • Ability to type minimum 45 WPM

Career Opportunities:
Sales Centre Representative,  Groups Coordinator

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Temple and Temple Tours Inc.

Temple and Temple Tours Inc. has been specializing in the organization of educational tours for student groups since 1988. We invite you to visit our variety of destinations in new and exciting ways!

Each of our innovative programmes allows you to explore new regions, re-visit favourite cities and re-discover the joie de vivre of this magnificent land!

We realize that this is the first time away from home for many students. Parents and educators can rest assured that their students are always being kept together, following a well-planned, hour-by-hour itinerary where safety is our primary concern. Education is equally important. Our tours are curriculum-based and bring classroom studies to life. The students get to see what they have learned throughout the year on a firsthand basis.

Fun is the third key ingredient! We make sure that students have a great time. They will remember their tour in a positive way for the rest of their lives.

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Transat A.T. Inc

Transat A.T. Inc. is an integrated international tour operator with more than 60 destination countries and that distributes products in over 50 countries. A holiday travel specialist, Transat operates mainly in Canada and Europe, as well as in the Caribbean, Mexico and the Mediterranean Basin. Montreal-based Transat is also active in air transportation, destination services and distribution.

Nolitours and Transat Holidays

Nolitours offers a wide variety of competitively priced holiday packages for sun destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico, Cuba, and Central and South America. Transat Holidays provides its customers with the full range of holiday products. During the winter season, Transat Holidays focuses on sun vacations, offering more than 175 hotels, mainly in the Caribbean, Mexico and Cuba; in summer, it offers an impressive array of flights, packages and tours to some 30 European destinations. Transat Holidays also offers a year-round selection of more than 150 cruises. 

Transat Distribution Canada
Transat Distribution Canada, under the Marlin Travel banner is Canada’s leading retail distributor, of holiday travel, with approximately 450 outlets.

Jonview Canada
Jonview Canada is the country’s leading incoming tour operator. Its product line includes escorted tours, independent tours combining air, rail and automobile, sports and adventure-tourism packages and customized group tours, all distributed in some 50 countries.

Handlex
Handlex provides airport ground services, including passenger reception and check-in, baggage- and cargo-handling, aircraft cleaning and ramp services, at Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver international airports. With 1,200 employees, Handlex is a partner of some 20 airlines in Canada.

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YYZ Travel Group

Are you Self-Motivated, a Self-Starter? Have you ever dreamed of owing your own travel agency? Do you know the benefits and tax advantages of running your own business from home? Opportunities that fit your life schedule and up to 80 percent profit sharing available. For more information on operating your own home based travel business, Please drop by our booth and introduce yourself.

Join Our Team, Live Your Dream.

Career Opportunities:

Part-time Corporate Leisure Agent/Assistant. Looking for someone TICO certified and who has Sabre experience or knowledge would be considered an asset. Experience preferred but open to someone with a positive attitude and is dedicated to learning what is necessary to be successful in a fast past environment. Some business background would also be an asset but not necessary. Part time position which may lead to full time work in the future. Starting pay based on qualifications and experience is 13.00-15.00 an hour.