SASKATCHEWAN: BARBARA CROWE
Barb Crowe’s career in the travel industry has gone full circle since starting as a Travel Consultant with River Heights Travel, Saskatoon in 1981.
During the last 36 years, Barb has worked in the Travel retail, Airlines and Tour Operators.
In 2008, Barb purchased Ixtapa Travel, Saskatoon. At the time, the office was a three-person entity. Today, Ixtapa Travel has offices in Saskatoon and Winnipeg employing over 35 Travel Advisors and support staff. Under her progressive leadership, the company has pending initiatives in other markets including business diversification.
Barb’s experience on Boards/Committees include terms with the Saskatoon Airport Authority Marketing Initiative Committee, Tourism Saskatoon, Tourism Saskatchewan, SKAL, Vacation.com Advisory Committee, Junior Achievement Saskatoon, ACTA Saskatchewan and 4 years on the Ensemble Travel Group Board.
Ixtapa Travel joined the Ensemble Travel Group in February 2012 and is extremely proud to be a Top 25 Ensemble Agency in Canada.
Barb is a believer in growth through positive change and enthusiastic effort. She is confident in her abilities and welcomes the opportunity to bring some of that enthusiasm and her personal experience in the retail and wholesale industries to the National ACTA Board.