MICHAEL Ness, former CEO of The Travel Corporation (TTC), has died.
Stanley Tollman, founder and chairman of TTC, commented: “I am extremely saddened to advise of the passing of our dear friend and esteemed colleague, Mike Ness, who was a mainstay of the travel industry.
“His drive, tenacity and vision for the company throughout our five decades of working together were a vital component in creating the success that TTC is today. Mike was a wonderful friend and a revered business associate, whom we will all deeply miss.
“Our heartfelt thoughts are with Mike’s family at this incredibly difficult time.”
Ness held several executive roles within TTC, including managing director of Trafalgar and CEO of TTC, a position from which he retired in late 2010. Ness remained director of TTC until his death.