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FXExpress Publications, Inc. Names Industry Leader Awards

by Kimberly Inlander

Aug 1, 2023
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FXExpress Publications, Inc., the family of publications including Global Traveler, trazeetravel.com and whereverfamily.com, names its Industry Leader Awards, a hand-selected group of the best in the travel industry, for the second year in a row.

This year’s honorees are:

  • Best Aviation Industry Leader: Luc Bondar, President, MileagePlus & Vice President, Marketing & Loyalty, United Airlines
  • Best Hotel Industry Leader: Erika Alexander, Chief Global Officer, Global Operations, Marriott International
  • Best Cruise Line Industry Leader: Christine Duffy, President, Carnival Cruise Line
  • Best Airport Industry Leader: J’Aimeka “Jai” Ferrell, CCO & Deputy General Manager, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  • Best Green Initiatives & Sustainability Industry Leader: Denise Naguib, Vice President of Sustainability and Supplier Diversity, Marriott International
  • Best Diversity, Equality & Inclusion Industry Leader: Julie Coker, president & CEO, San Diego Tourism Authority

“This list is truly a who’s who of the travel industry’s most influential leaders, those making last impacts on travel and its people. We’re honored to recognize them and privileged to work with them in the remarkable world of travel,” said Francis X. Gallagher, publisher and CEO, FXExpress Publications, Inc. “Congratulations to all the winners!”

The team at FXExpress Publications, Inc. submitted nominations for industry leaders in each of the categories. Once all nominations, submitted with a brief reasoning for each, were compiled, a survey was distributed to all members of the FXExpress team to select the final Industry Leader honoree.

The winners will be awarded at an event at Aloft Dallas Downtown on August 15. Learn more in the August issue of Global Traveler and at globaltravelerusa.com.

About FXExpress Publications, Inc.
FXExpress Publications, Inc., based in Yardley, Pa., is a privately held company publishing Global Traveler, globaltravelerusa.com, FX Excursions, eFlyer and several annuals. WhereverFamily LLC publishes whereverfamily.com and its related brands, and Trazee Travel, LLC publishes trazeetravel.com. FXExpress Publications, Inc. awards the annual Industry Leader Awards and FXExpress Traveler of the Year honors.


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