Luxury Travel Expo, produced by Luxury Travel Advisor, Premier Hotels & Resorts and Travel Agent and wholly owned by Questex Media Group has announced the 2009 “Leaders in Luxury” award winners. The awards will be presented to individuals who exemplify superior leadership in four categories – Hotel, Cruise, Tour and Travel Professional.
The ceremony will be held on December 3 during the General Session at the MGM Grand Conference Center. Luxury Travel Expo will be held from December 1-3, 2009 in Las Vegas.
The award recipients are carefully selected by the editors of Travel Agent and Luxury Travel Advisor. The winners are: Sven Lindblad, president and founder, Lindblad Expeditions (Tour); Bill Smith, senior vice president of sales and marketing, Crystal Cruises (Cruise); Vikram Oberoi, joint managing director-pperations, The Oberoi Group (Hotel); and Andy Pesky, senior vice president, leisure sales and marketing, and Elaine Pesky, senior account executive, Protravel International Inc. (Travel Professional).
Badge is required for admission to the awards ceremony and is open to registered travel agent attendees and exhibitors. Complete coverage on the awards program will appear in an upcoming issue of Travel Agent.