Online Revealed Canada Announces the Appointment of Alan Young as Vice President

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The 2nd Annual Canadian Online Travel Conference - Online Revealed, being held this May 28th and 29th in Toronto, announces Alan Young as Vice President and Co-chair.

I am thrilled to take on this challenge and build on the momentum of the success of the first year's conference, making Online Revealed the only true annual Canadian Online Travel Conference!

Online Revealed Canada, the premiere Canadian Online Travel Conference, is pleased to announce the appointment of Alan Young as Vice President. The first Online Revealed Canada Conference, held last May in Ottawa, set the stage for the event to become the annual must attend online travel event - addressing the unique issues of the Canadian travel industry.

Alan comes to Online Revealed Canada with 24 years of hospitality industry operational and technological experience.

Alan's focus during the past years has been to aid hospitality technology start-up companies within the on-line travel distribution arena, most notably Newtrade Technologies, where he was Vice President of Hotel Systems and Integration.

Most recently Alan held the position of Vice President, Supply Partners with Hotel Booking Solutions Incorporated.

The vision of Online Revealed is simple," explains event co-chair and co-founder, Patricia Brusha of A Couple of Chicks e-Distribution Marketing, "we want to bring together the top Canadian Hospitality Industry Professionals to address ways Canada can compete in a global online travel economy. We are excited to have Alan Young's experience and passion to spearhead this initiative as Vice President and Co-chair."

The conference provides attendees with a forum to discuss issues surrounding the Internet as a marketing and distribution vertical, and what this means to Canadian tourism. With speakers and workshops from search engine giants like Google and Yahoo, online marketing research experts like Phocuswright, and online travel distribution leaders such as HSMAI Canada & Expedia, the event will give attendees tactical approaches through 16 unique workshops, and insight into marketing and delivering Canadian Tourism product online and off.

"Providing the Canadian Tourism Community with an education venue in the arena of online marketing offers me the chance to make a difference and give something back to the Canadian Hospitality Industry," says Alan Young, Co-Chair and Vice President of Online Revealed. "I am thrilled to take on this challenge and build on the momentum of the success of the first year's conference, making Online Revealed the only true annual Canadian Online Travel Conference!"

Registration is open and space is filling up quickly. The 2007 Online Revealed Canada Conference is set to be the must attend conference event with unique and engaging sessions, keynote presentations and networking opportunities for the Canadian Travel Industry.

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Alan Young also sits on the board as Vice-Chair of the Open Travel Alliance, and has been involved with other notable organizations such as AHLA, HEDNA and HTNG. Alan has been a guest speaker at many industry events as World Travel Mart, HITEC, HEDNA, The OTA Advisory Forum, The HOT Conference and a number of other industry events. For General Conference information please contact Alan Young -705-739-7056.

Members of the media are invited to attend the Conference - please inquire for further information. For Conference Registration or Sponsorship information, please contact Patricia Brusha at 416-817-5595. Online Revealed Canada 2007 will be held on May 28 & 29 at The Sheraton Centre in Toronto.


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