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Facing Forward: A Note from the Publisher

by Francis X. Gallagher

Aug 2, 2022
August 2022

I hope all of you avid readers of Global Traveler enjoy this August issue as part of your summer travel planning. Most of you already selected your next best place to see, and now that things are normalizing around the world, you can reschedule those long-awaited in-person trips. Maybe you’re cruising the high seas or, like me, hanging at the beach and enjoying golf, sun and the shore.

We’ll spend part of our summer at the Global Business Travel Association convention in San Diego. In conjunction with GBTA, we mailed Global Traveler to every registered delegate and will distribute it throughout the convention center. Eight Global Traveler staffers, including yours truly, will descend on San Diego Convention Center to learn about the newest developments in travel.

Our cocktail reception at University Club Atop Symphony Towers will prove an intimate, award-winning success. We’ll present The Trazees awards — selected by the readers of our millennial platform, trazeetravel.com — marking the awards’ eighth year and our third time hosting an event at the club. Please join us Aug. 16.

On a personal note, I look forward to my daughter’s wedding at the historic Washington Crossing Inn in Washington Crossing,Pennsylvania—steps away from where Gen. George Washington crossed the Delaware River on Dec. 25, 1776, to defeat the Hessian mercenaries hired by the British. The wedding should be a much calmer event, but one never knows.

We are also planning for the GT Tested Reader Survey awards in December at a new venue to be announced soon. Global Traveler and the family of brands, globaltravelerusa.com, trazeetravel.com and whereverfamily.com, will host three live events this year.

Face-to-face meetings are the only means for recovery. This proved true after 9/11 and the 2008 recession, and it’s the same today. Get out there and see your clients and let them know how much you value them.

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