Michael DrakeTourism Vancouver is pleased to welcome Michael Drake to the role of Director of Sales, Meetings and Conventions, International.

In this senior leadership role, Michael oversees Tourism Vancouver's initiatives in international and Canadian convention sales and service, and takes a leadership role with the Be a Host program.

A Toronto transplant, Michael brings 20 years of hospitality industry experience to the role including positions at Hyatt Hotels and Fairmont Hotels. For the past seven years, Michael has been employed by Starwood Hotels in Toronto, most recently as the associate director of International and Association Sales. He holds a degree from McMaster University.

Michael's first day at Tourism Vancouver was Monday, August 24. Please join us in welcoming him to the Vancouver tourism community.