Canadian Resort & Travel Association

New Board Expansion to be Announced by Canadian Resort and Travel Association (CRTA) 

September 13, 2022

New Board Expansion to be Announced by Canadian Resort and Travel Association (CRTA) 

CRTA Board to Grow From Seven Members to Twelve

Toronto, CN – September 2022: The GNEX-CRTA 2022 Conference set to take place September 19-21 in Toronto, will notably be the gathering of thought leaders in the timeshare and vacation industries. As importantly, Canadian Resort and Travel Association (CRTA), the industry-based trade association dedicated to furthering Vacation Ownership in Canada and throughout the world, will announce the addition of five more board members.
New Board Expansion to be Announced by Canadian Resort and Travel Association (CRTA)Current Board of Directors include Gaetan Babin (CRTA Chair, President and CEO), Derek Beaudoin (Canadian ICR), Paul Mattimoe (Intuition Brand Marketing), Gord Minor (Wyndham Destinations), Jeremy Moser (LaTour Hotels & Resorts), Gerardo Rioseco (Posadas) and Warren Smith (Living Water Resorts).

Formerly CVOA and CRDA, the association recently entered a new era, with new leadership and a broadened objective as the Canadian Resort & Travel Association (CRTA). CTRA’s membership base consists of Resorts, Timeshares, Vacation Clubs, Developers, HOAs, Exchange Companies, Management Companies, Financial Servicing Companies, Resale Companies, Marketing Companies, Suppliers as well as other Industry Associations and Professionals who offer their services within the industry.

According to CRTA Leader Gaetan Babin RRP, “As Canadians make up a considerable percentage of timeshare owners and vacation club members, particularly in Mexico and the Caribbean, we are expanding our board to include subject matter experts and thought leaders in multiple disciplines with extensive knowledge of the industry. We are looking forward to our Association board meeting on September 21 and will make the names of our newest board members at that time.”

The GNEX-CRTA conference is known for creating a positive environment for the acquisition of new business. Attendees are rewarded with unique session formats and interactive networking events that are created especially for the GNEX Conference, and unrivaled access to top-level executives that span all areas of the hotel and resort industry.

The trade association’s Code of Ethics is based on the highest standards in the Industry to give confidence to consumers that all listed Members have agreed to abide by its code. Travelers who go to CRTA as an assurance of Destinations offering good ethical and transparent practices result in having better experiences and positive lasting memories.

The first major unveiling of CRTA’s renewed efforts, the GNEX-CRTA 2022 Conference, is set for September 19-21 in Toronto, Canada.

The  Canadian Resort & Travel AssociationCRTA is an industry association that is dedicated to furthering the ownership-based vacation and resort development industry, both at home and abroad. The association was founded in 1980 as “The Resort Timesharing Council of Canada” in response to the public’s demand for more information about vacation ownership. Since then, CRTA has become the preeminent industry association representing all forms of Vacation Ownership in Canada. The Association is governed by an elected Board of Directors. We regularly host stimulating conferences, symposiums and committee meetings that encourage B-2-B opportunities, networking, education, and problem solving among our members. Member Services can be reached at [email protected]   

CRTA Contact:
Gaetan Babin

Media Contact:
Georgi Bohrod Gordon

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September 3-5, 2024

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