15 Feb Pam Young Promoted to Senior Vice President, Industry Relations for Travel Leaders Group
Young will focus on continuing to build highly successful partnerships with suppliers
Plymouth, Minn. (Feb. 15, 2018) – Pam Young has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Industry Relations for Travel Leaders Group, one of North America’s largest travel companies. Young is responsible for overseeing partnerships with travel suppliers including cruise lines, tour operators, car rental firms and travel insurance companies.
A highly seasoned travel industry professional, Young began her career with the organization in 1998 as Manager of Supplier Relations overseeing cruise and tour relationships for one of the company’s travel associates programs. She most recently served as Vice President, Industry Relations for Travel Leaders Network, successfully building strong relationships with supplier partners and establishing an exceptional array of travel products and services available to the company’s travel agents and their clients. Earlier in her career, Young worked as a district sales manager for Royal Caribbean International. She reports to Andrew Winterton, Chief Commercial Officer for Travel Leaders Group.
“Pam is tremendously respected within the travel industry for her extensive knowledge, professionalism and ability to develop strong relationships,” said Winterton. “Over the past several years she has made invaluable contributions to the Travel Leaders organization, developing new supplier partnerships to build unique travel offerings and services for our travel advisors and the traveling public,” he added. Young is based in the company’s Plymouth, Minn. office.
Travel Leaders Group is one of North America’s largest travel companies – encompassing nearly one-third of all travel agents on the continent. Travel Leaders Group is a leader in both consumer retail travel and global corporate travel, and consistently ranks as one of the top travel companies nationwide.
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About Travel Leaders Group
Travel Leaders Group (www.travelleadersgroup.com) is transforming travel with a commitment to our vacation and business travel clients through our progressive approach toward each unique travel experience. Having already assisted millions of travelers, Travel Leaders Group manages leisure, business and franchise travel operations under a variety of diversified divisions and brands, including All Aboard Travel, ALTOUR, Andrew Harper Travel, Colletts Travel, CruCon, Cruise Specialists, Nexion, Protravel International, SinglesCruise.com, Travel Leaders Corporate, Travel Leaders Network and Tzell Travel Group. With over 7,000 agency locations, Travel Leaders Group ranks as one of the industry’s largest traditional travel agency companies.
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