Canadian Resort & Travel Association

CRDA Announces New Appointments To Board Of Directors

September 24, 2014

Vancouver, Canada – September 24, 2014 – The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) has welcomed five new members to its board of directors at a meeting held during its annual Canadian Resort Conference, currently taking place in Toronto, Canada.

The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) is a trade association dedicated to furthering the interests of the resort industry in Canada and throughout the world. The association and its nearly 50 member companies are committed to supporting the highest standards through a structured Code of Ethics which all CRDA members pledge to uphold.

The new board members are:
Fermin Cruz, Vice President of Marketing, DAE
Gord Minor, Director of Operations in Canada, Wyndham Vacation Ownership
Gregory Crist, CEO, National Timeshare Owners Association
Nigel Lobo, COO, Grand Pacific Resort Management
Wes Kogelman, President and CEO,

“I am thrilled that CRDA’s scope has been broadened by the depth of experience that these industry professionals bring to our Board. The sectors they represent adds to our ability to become the relevant vibrant voice of the Canadian resort industry,” says Jon Zwickel, President and CEO, CRDA.

CRDA’s Board of Directors now comprises of 13 industry leaders that help shape the direction of the association.

For more information about the Canadian Resort Development Association, membership opportunities and events, visit

About CRDA
CRDA is an industry-based association that is dedicated to furthering the vacation ownership resort and leisure industries. It was founded over 30 years ago in response to the public’s demand for reliable information about timeshare products. Focus has since broadened to all aspect of shared ownership. For more information

About Canadian Resort Conference
Canadian Resort Conference (CRC) is an annual event produced and hosted by Perspective Group, the vacation ownership industry’s leading PR & Multimedia Company globally. CRC attracts senior level executives from Canada, USA, Mexico, The Caribbean and beyond, and provides a crucial networking platform for those interested in entering the Canadian resort marketplace, and those wanting to find strategic partnerships with other international companies.

CRC 2014 is being held at The Pantages, Toronto, Canada from 23-24 September 2014.

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