Ms. Hiebert began her career in the travel industry in 1994, with the purchase of Harvest Travel Ltd. in Steinbach, which was later merged with Holiday Travel. In 2014, Holiday Travel was acquired by Canada One Travel, where she continues to fulfill her role as General Manager.
In her role as a travel agency owner and manager over the years, Mary Jane has extensive experience in all facets of travel including reservations, specializing in corporate travel. She has assisted in developing corporate management travel plans for a number of companies, and has assisted in developing strategy and facilitating financial projections and planning within a corporate structure.
Mary Jane has always been an active member of Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA), and has sat on the Manitoba Regional Council, representing Manitoba and Nunavut since 2006. Currently Mary Jane is the Chair of the National Board of ACTA.
During her time with ACTA National Board, Mary Jane has contributed to the development of Board strategies and work plans. She has participated in the review of the organization's By-laws and Terms of Reference.
Ms. Hiebert was the President of the Steinbach Chamber of Commerce from 2001 – 2007, a member of the original planning committee for the Summer In The City Festival in Steinbach, and currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Eastman Education Center.
Mary Jane has a degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Manitoba and has performed on stages throughout Canada and Europe. This combination has enabled her to combine her love of travel and music for the past 30 years.
Mary Jane lives in Steinbach with her husband and 2 Golden Retrievers, and works out of the Steinbach Branch of Canada One Travel.
Mary Jane is highly regarded in the travel industry and by her clients. An article about Mary Jane and her career was published on Travelmarket, which is an online international travel business publication. If you would like to read this article about her, click here.