Kyllo, who was vp of travel for the Canadian Automobile Association's national office in Ottawa, served as godmother of AmaSonata in 2014. Over 30 years in the travel business, she also held senior leadership roles at Merit Travel Group in Toronto and at Club Med, where she worked in Australia, Singapore, France and Montréal before ultimately serving as president and gm, Club Med Canada.
'Brenda shares our team’s passion for quality, innovation and service. She is going to be a terrific asset as we continue to grow into the future, helping open doors for AmaWaterways and solidify our presence in emerging markets,' said Kristin Karst, evp and co-owner, AmaWaterways.
'I’ve always been drawn to customer-centric organizations operating in the upscale or luxury sectors, and have been quite impressed by AmaWaterways over the years, admiring their focus on personal service, top quality food and wine and innovative design,' Kyllo said. ‘[Co-owner] Rudi Schreiner and Kristin Karst have assembled remarkable sales, marketing and operations teams in Canada, the United States and Europe, and I am excited to have the opportunity to contribute to the continued growth of their brand.'