17 JUL 2019: As a widely respected, highly dedicated and determined individual, Karin Heuser was always a valued member of the travel industry. The Travel Corporation, where she spent 36 years shared the news of her death on July 11th, following a long battle with cancer.

Heuser serving as the president of Trafalgar Canada from 1997 to 2002 before retiring in 2010. She developed relationships both personally and professionally across the industry and helped grow the business into what it is today. From her early days, when each Trafalgar Canada passenger was manually booked and ticketed, through to the evolution of the business thanks to the digital era, she ensured the quality of service offered to travellers remained impeccable.

“Karin was always a pleasure to work with. From her hard-working, ‘clients-first’ demeanor to her unwavering loyalty to Trafalgar and TTC, she contributed significantly to Trafalgar Canada’s growth,” remembers Jeff Element, president of The Travel Corporation Canada.

“She was passionate, well-respected and always worked tirelessly towards Trafalgar’s success. Karin left a lasting impression on the TTC Canada team and a number of our employees stayed in touch long after her retirement. We extend our deepest condolences to her friends, family and former colleagues during this difficult time.”

For those wishing to pay their respects, a memorial will be held Saturday, July 20th at 1:30 p.m., starting with a visitation and a reception following at the Ward Funeral Home, 2035 Weston Road. Further information can be found here.

 

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