Picasso Travel Names New Director of Global of Tour Operations

Tour operator Picasso Travel has named Virginia Chaves its new director of Global Tour Operations. In her new role, Chaves will oversee all of Picasso Travel's tour and cruise products, including Nordique Tours, Picasso Cruises, Splendida Italia, and Swiss Made Tours. Reached at her office, Chaves hinted to Travel Agent magazine Tuesday that while she plans to focus on the company's "tour products," she intends to keep an eye out for tours at new destinations. She made particular reference to Israel, saying, "There is a growing demand for that destination." Chaves is formerly of United Vacations.

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