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About us

What We Do
We design vacation itineraries in Canada & Alaska based on our personal experience. We pay close attention to logistics, quality and comfort to deliver uniquely Canadian and Alaskan experiences with character, beauty and memories to last a lifetime. Our Travel Designers continue to travel throughout Canada & Alaska to gain first-hand knowledge of what we offer and are available 24/7 during your trip.

Who We Are

In 2000 we established our company in Vancouver as an inbound tour operator offering Canada & Alaska to travel companies and visitors around the world. We established the Canada by Design brand in order to offer flexible, tailor-made travel options along with our vacation planning expertise for the independent traveler.

Where You Come In

Canada & Alaska are full of diversity. From the people to the landscapes - you can discover authentic experiences, enjoy unique luxury options, and explore remote hideaways, wildlife viewing and urban culture. Simply let us know which direction you're thinking of heading and we'll transform your dream vacation into a reality for you and your loved ones.

Our team

Karen Joustra

Travel Designer

Jasmine Wong

Travel Designer

Jennifer Balicha

Travel Designer

Samantha MacGregor

Travel Designer

Abbie Thyne

Reservations Manager

Jules M

Travel Designer

Melissa Reynolds

Travel Designer

Teagan Broddy

Travel Designer

Kelsey Broddy

Travel Designer

Rebecca Neumann

Travel Designer

Brienna Bicknell

Travel Designer

Taylore Clark

Group Travel Designer

Anthony Chow

Product Specialist

Artem Sobolev

Product Coordinator

Stephanie McCrone

Product Specialist

Anna Nehm

Product Manager

Michelle Kaech

Product Manager

Linda Bramkamp

Product Operations Specialist

Maria Lopez

Product Operation Coordinator

Mia Takeuchi

Operations Assistant

Michael Stevens

Quality Assurance Coordinator

Yuina Ichikawa

Operations Supervisor

Gia Borja

Quality Assurance

Laura West

Accounting Assistant

Amber Benoit

Accounts Administration

Stephanie Hood

Marketing Specialist

Victor Dinca

Marketing Coordinator

Lindsay Galbraith

Marketing Manager

Tiffany Tong

Sales Coordinator

Jennifer Condie

Director of International Sales

Gary Duffy

Founder / Owner