Questex’s Travel & Meetings market, which reaches 90 % of the U.S. journey market, together with certified journey advisors, assembly planners and journey business professionals, begins a brand new decade with a strong portfolio of occasions, content material, eLearning in addition to new, revolutionary options for each consumers and sellers. Leading the staff is Ruthanne Terrero, who has been promoted to Vice President of the Travel & Meetings Group.
An skilled within the journey and hospitality industries and luxurious journey, particularly, Terrero is the founding Editorial Director of Luxury Travel Advisor journal and the founding father of Travel Agent journal’s annual 30Underneath30 program. Throughout her time at Questex she has served because the Travel Market’s VP/Editorial Director, overseeing Luxury Travel Advisor, Travel Agent journal, LuxuryTravelAdvisor.com, Travel Agent Central and Meeting Spotlight. Earlier in her profession, Terrero served because the Editor of Hotel Business and Executive Editor of Leisure Travel News. She speaks steadily at business occasions, educating each suppliers and the journey advisor viewers on the newest developments and finest practices.
“Ruthanne is an industry trailblazer and she’s passionate about the industry as well as travel and meeting professionals. Ruthanne is the perfect person to lead our Travel & Meetings group into 2020 and beyond as we launch new products and solutions,” mentioned John Siefert, Questex Group President.
Siefert added, “At Questex we’re excited to create new, revolutionary options. We just lately launched The Beauty Experience, a digital and reside occasion platform for magnificence professionals, and Impact CBD, a content-based reside occasion and digital platform that delves into the evolving and fast-paced world of CBD, in our Beauty and Wellness group. Our mission is to proceed to provide revolutionary options that deliver consumers and sellers collectively within the Travel and Meetings business.”
The Travel & Meetings group just lately launched Cruise Central, a brand new vacation spot website that equips brokers and advisors with an array of instruments to place and promote cruise experiences throughout Wave Season. Earlier this month, the Travel & Meetings group launched its annual Awards of Excellence, the place luxurious journey advisors vote for the very best of the very best in luxurious journey suppliers, locations, and lodges and the winners are introduced at Ultra Summit, which can happen May 31-June 2, 2020 in San Antonio, TX.
In 2020, Luxury Travel Advisor celebrates its 15th anniversary, which can be commemorated with various on-line and print celebrations, together with a “Where Are They Now” retrospective in June, which can spotlight the entire advisors who’ve graced the journal’s cowl over time.
Jordan Tielmann has additionally been promoted to Director, Business Development and Operations for Questex’s Prosumer Group the place she’s going to develop synergy between the Travel & Meetings teams occasions, content material, and eLearning to create built-in options for consumers and sellers. Tielmann led Travel Agent University’s (TAU) digital schooling platform designed for journey advisors. TAU has greater than 50 coaching packages for journey advisors to take part in with over 90,000 lively US and Canadian members. Tielmann spearheaded the transformation of the TAU enterprise from a sponsorship mannequin funded by vacation spot tourism boards, resort manufacturers, and cruise strains across the globe right into a subscription mannequin. Tielmann will replicate TAU’s success to create revolutionary merchandise within the Travel & Meetings market.
In addition, Andi Washington, who has a confirmed file of making built-in options for journey firms, has been promoted to Sales Director and can now lead Questex’s Travel & Meetings digital and eLearning gross sales.
Questex’s Travel & Meetings market connects consumers and sellers at each level within the shopping for journey. Questex presents Exhibitions, Conferences, Hosted Buyer, and Networking occasions within the Travel and Meetings market that brings consumers and sellers collectively as consumers transfer from discovering an issue to figuring out options and performance of an answer to deciding on a supplier to creating a purchase order by advocacy. Questex’s digital properties work in partnership with its occasions to drive year-round engagement and touchpoints with prospects.
Questex’s Travel & Meetings portfolio contains:
- Luxury Travel Advisor journal
- Luxury Travel Advisor’s ULTRA Summit
- Travel Agent journal
- Travel Agent University
- Travel Industry Exchange
- Meetings Spotlight
- Global Meetings & Incentive Travel Exchange
- Caribbean Meetings & Incentive Travel Exchange
For extra data on Questex’s Travel & Meetings market, go to: https://www.questex.com/markets/journey.