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Jonathan Tafler

General Manager | Jaunt.ca 

Jonathan Tafler is the General Manager of Jaunt.ca, a new travel website that curates and features exceptional, exclusive hotel and travel experiences to an audience of over 2 million Canadians through time-sensitive flash sales. Jaunt.ca is a partnership between TravelAlerts, Canada’s leading online publisher of outstanding travel deals, and WagJag.com, Canada’s leading deal site, both owned by Torstar Digital, the online media arm of Torstar, one of Canada’s leading media companies.

Jonathan has spent his career advising, acquiring and managing high growth companies. Prior to his role as General Manager of Jaunt and TravelAlerts.ca, Jonathan was a Director in the  Corporate Development group at Torstar Digital, where he played a central role in defining the overall digital growth strategy and lead the acquisition and integration of several companies, including TravelAlerts. Previously, Jonathan was Co-Founder and Managing Director of Valley Industries (UK) Ltd., a leading import, distribution and ecommerce business based in London. Prior to his time in the UK, Jonathan was a consultant with Monitor Group, a top global strategy consulting firm, where he advised numerous Fortune 500 companies in the media and information services sectors on a variety of strategic issues.

Jonathan has an HBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, and currently lives in Toronto with his wife Michelle and 1-year-old daughter Charlotte.  While he is happy to be back in Canada, he misses the mild British winters and the full English breakfasts!

Jonathan Tafler

General Manager

JAUNT.CA

www.jaunt.ca