John McMahon and Ruthanne Terrero
We are delighted in this issue to announce several promotions of key staff members.
Questex Media Group, Inc., publisher of Travel Agent, Luxury Travel Advisor and
Home-Based Travel Agent magazines and the Premier Hotels & Resorts directory, has named John McMahon vice president/group publisher for all travel media properties and
Ruthanne Terrero vice president-content/editorial director for the same group of travel media properties.
McMahon was most recently group publisher of Luxury Travel Advisor and Premier Hotels & Resorts. In his new capacity as vice president/group publisher for all travel media properties in the Travel Agent and Luxury Groups, McMahon will have management oversight and responsibility for the group’s sales strategy and operations, as well as business development and major account initiatives.
McMahon has more than 10 years of diverse management experience at the company and more than 20 years in the travel industry. He has been instrumental in leading new product development and launching initiatives on many of the most successful properties in the Questex Media travel and hotel industry groups.
Terrero was most recently editorial director of the Questex Travel Group. In her new role as vice president-content/editorial director for the Questex Travel Group, she will continue to oversee the existing properties in the Group, while leading the development and implementation of dynamic strategies to acquire, develop, manage and distribute content across all of Questex’s multiple-media channels and editorial platforms serving the global travel industry.
Terrero has been with the company for five years. Her travel media career spans 17 years; for the majority of that time she has held leadership positions.
David Eisen and Joe Pike
Movin’ On Up...
Additionally, Joe Pike, who covers the Caribbean, Mexico and Latin America for the Questex Travel Group, has been promoted to senior editor. Pike, who has been with Questex for two years, has earned the respect and trust of the Caribbean and Latin American travel industry during his tenure with the company. In his new role, he will continue to cover these regions for Travel Agent, Luxury Travel Advisor and Home-Based Travel Agent magazines as well as continue to forge online editorial initiatives for the group.
David Eisen has been promoted to the role of managing editor of Luxury Travel Advisor and Premier Hotels & Resorts. Eisen, who has served for the past two years as the cruise editor for the Questex Travel Group, will also continue to cover cruise for the group. He will be assisted by Susan Young, senior contributing editor, who has been a regular contributor to the group for the past two years; she also served as our bureau chief for cruise prior to that time.