Celebrate Away is a service of A to Z Event Management that combines decades of event planning savvy with seasoned travel advisory to create custom travel experiences to the Caribbean and Mexico.
Weddings timed for the perfect sunset on Grand Cayman Island, romance aglow with toes peeking out of the powdery sand. Anniversaries marked among the ruins of a Mayan temple, toasting today’s important date with cultures of the past. Milestone birthdays honoured with devotion to the environment in the rainforests of St. Lucia.
When creativity has no limits, each event has the opportunity to be as unique and remarkable as you. Let us help you, Celebrate Away.
Each Celebrate Away event is designed to reflect your personality, needs, and dreams because the first step in our destination event planning is taking the time to get to know YOU.
You will love how organized we are and our ability to anticipate every detail. You will benefit from our contacts and experience with local vendors. And, you will find we are unmatched in our understanding of local cultures and our fluency in the native language of the destinations we book.
True experts leave nothing to chance, which is why all you need to do is enjoy the journey.
Destination event planning
Luxury wedding planning
Corporate incentive travel
Vendor recommendations, negotiations & management
Welcome party, farewell brunches, and other events
Excursions and special adventures
Transportation & logistics
Hotel & travel options in partnership with YYZ Travel Group
YYZ Travel Group was founded in Toronto in 1986 and is one of the largest independent travel management companies in Canada. YYZ Travel Group is also a member of Virtuoso, an international network of some of the world’s finest travel agencies.
Comprising over 100 people from various backgrounds, the YYZ team collectively speaks over 20 different languages to serve the diverse travel needs of a multicultural city as large as the GTA.
YYZ Travel Group has cultivated a strong and loyal client base for over 35 years with repeat customers benefiting from their travel advisors’ knowledge, expertise, and connections around the globe.
Backed by a team of professionals and a tradition of service, YYZ has strong relationships with major airlines, tour operators, hoteliers, and other travel providers. This means they can pass on to you exclusive savings, value-added amenities, upgrades, and offers that you won’t find elsewhere. Its state of the art booking engine consolidates global reservation systems from hundreds of travel suppliers, offering the most competitive fares available online.
YYZ Travel Group is a registered agency with the Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) under Ontario Reg.#04332359.
Angela Zaltsman is the driving force behind A to Z Event Management. She holds the distinguished Certified Meeting Professional designation, available only to the select group of qualified senior industry professionals and is licenced by the Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO).
Angela has created events for celebrities including Shania Twain, Lauren Holly, Dan Aykroyd, Kiefer Sutherland, and the Toronto Maple Leafs. She also works with some of North America’s most influential brands such as American Express, BMO, Chanel, GlaxoSmithKline, and Imperial Oil, to name a few.
With more than 20-years of experience in hospitality and event management, Angela calls upon a rich network of suppliers and venues throughout the Greater Toronto Area and beyond.
Building on 20-years in the hospitality sector and a strong finance and accounting background, Alessandra has experienced event management from every angle. She is Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) licenced, professional, and brings passion to projects of all sizes.
Having lived and produced events in Mexico for 10-years, makes Alessandra’s experience unmatched in the Canadian sector. Now, her destination events have also expanded to the European market. She is fluent in English, Spanish, and Italian, an advantage for working with local teams negotiating contracts and creating events where no detail can be lost in translation.
Creativity is the seed of an idea. But effective management is the element needed for a destination event to blossom. Having managed event venues herself, Alessandra knows first-hand what total professionalism looks like. She has overseen teams of over 100 staff and over 25 vendors.
Look no further than Alessandra’s award-winning internationally-renowned 10-day multi-venue music event with over 50,000 attendees as evidence to the fact that this planner can do anything!