Gillian Harper

Final_9800Born and raised in the UK, Gillian has a diversified travel and tourism background with a career dedicated to building revenue, partner relations and new business development. She is recognized for her successful branding projects and her skills in driving complex marketing, sales and product development programs on a global basis. In moving to Canada, her early career included experience with prominent tour and travel companies and Gillian was actively involved in the Canadian travel industry being chosen Toronto President and Regional North America Director of the International Federation of Woman’s Travel Organizations as well as serving as the Travel Service Supplier Representative on the ACTA National board.

After joining Alamo Rent A Car, she was relocated to UK as head of European Sales and Marketing where she led the company’s successful effort to build a bridgehead in that market. After returning to the USA, Gillian established the International Marketing Department for Alamo. In Fort Lauderdale, Gillian held executive positions with the Certified Vacations Group with responsibilities for new business acquisition, product planning and design, all partnerships, alliances and relationship management with tourist boards, airlines and major international hotels and resorts.

Over the years, she has developed a keen appreciation for the opportunities in hospitality travel distribution across both travel industry and consumer platforms. Gillian is an energetic force in the travel marketplace and a central player on the RWA team.

Contact Gillian at Tel +1 954 933 2786 or Gillianh@RichardWilliamsAssociates.com