Art & Leisure Tours Appoints Industry Veteran Pat Lista as Director of Product & Growth


Arts and Leisure Tours Canada and USA (A&L Tours) has brought on Pat Lista as Director of Product & Growth.

“Pat Lista’s appointment means that Arts & Leisure Tours can now offer more worldwide luxury product that our valued travel agent partners have been asking for. COVID-19 has affected the travel world more than most and now is the time to take the opportunity to find new ways of doing business,” Adriana Borghese, A&L co-owner and founder, told Open Jaw.

“The expansion of our product offerings to include luxury villas, private jets and other luxury components will complement our personalized curated experiences, boutique and unique hotels.”

Lista has 35 years of industry experience, working in multiple source markets to grow businesses in the tourism sector and analyze the competitive landscape. He served in executive-level positions with tour operator brands including Sunquest Vacations, Thomas Cook, Travel Brands and Tully Luxury Travel.

A&L Tours is a full-service tour operator based in Woodbridge, Ont. with offices in Chicago and Los Angeles.

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