Travel industry executive Jack E. Mannix, CTC, has launched Jack E. Mannix & Associates, a strategic consultancy for the travel industry. Leveraging more than three decades of travel industry experience, Mannix will consult with suppliers, retailers, consortia/chains and many other segments in strategic planning, the development of business and marketing plans, distribution strategies, one-on-one consulting, coaching and mentoring.
Most recently, Mannix served as president and ceo of Ensemble Travel Group, a travel agency cooperative with approximately 800 locations in the United States and Canada. Mannix led Ensemble from February 2002 through July 2010, when he resigned in order to start his consulting practice and be based full-time in Florida, where his family resides. In his role with Ensemble, which is headquartered in New York City, he was responsible for the strategic direction of the company as well as its day-to-day management.
Prior to joining Ensemble, Mannix served as president and ceo of The Travel Institute and as the managing director of travel at AAA's national headquarters. In addition, he held various high-level positions during16 years with American Express. He began his career as a travel agent. He has a bachelor's degree from American International College and an MBA from Western New England College.
Mannix serves on the Board of Trustees of The Travel Institute. He has previously served as a member of ASTA's Corporate Advisory Council, the Starwood Hotels and Resorts Leisure Travel Advisory Board, the Airlines Reporting Corporation's Joint Advisory Board and the Board of the International Airlines Travel Agency Network (IATAN).
Jack E. Mannix & Associates is based in Weston, FL. Mannix serves as founder and principal of the company.