Expanded role encompasses agency planning and operations and company-wide strategic initiatives
IRVING, TX (March 21, 2018) – Robbi Jumaa Hamida, CTA, has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Agency Operations, for Nexion, one of the travel industry’s leading host agencies. In his new role, Hamida will take on expanded responsibilities for overseeing agency planning and operations, as well as work closely with parent organization, Travel Leaders Group, on company-wide strategic initiatives.
A highly experienced travel industry veteran, Hamida previously served as Vice President of Operations for Nexion and prior to that as Director of Agent Development and Director of Air Programs. Earlier in his career, he was a travel agency owner and spent several years with American Express.
“Robbi’s extensive travel industry background and deep knowledge of travel agency operations have enabled him to demonstrate tremendous success in improving internal efficiencies and customer satisfaction,” said Jackie Friedman, CTC, CTIE, President of Nexion. “His ability to motivate his team and get things done has meaningfully contributed to the continued success and growth of the Nexion operation.”
Hamida holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois-Chicago and a Certified Travel Associate designation from The Travel Institute. He is a resident of Irving, Texas.
Nexion® is a fully licensed, bonded and accredited host agency, offering membership to independent travel professionals since 1995. As part of Travel Leaders Group, Nexion provides ticketing, operations and fulfillment support to independent travel professionals coupled with best-in-class tools, technology, marketing, education and support. Nexion is the complete host agency for multi-agent agencies, corporate agencies, experienced agents and those new to the industry.
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