PATH Elects New Board for 2009

The Professional Association of Travel Hosts (PATH) has elected a new board of directors and reaffirmed its commitment to set industry standards and provide consolidated leadership for host agencies

“PATH will continue to provide a voice for its members, and while working together will be able to forge a future that benefits our host agency members and the travel industry as a whole," said Anita Pagliasso, Ticket To Travel, and a member of PATH’s Board. "In 2009 the association will continue to work together as a group with common business interests; to bring visibility for host members to recruit new agents, associate with other highly credible host agencies who meet the membership requirements, to create a leveraged voice to suppliers regarding host needs, and to address common challenges faced by hosts.”

The new Board of Directors includes:

Andi Mysza, Montrose Travel: President and Co-chair Supplier Relations Committee
Jackie Friedman, Nexion: Vice President and Co-chair Host Agency Symposium/ Trade Show Committee
Betsy Geiser, Uniglobe Travel: Secretary and Co-chair Public Relations / Communications Committee
Tony Gagliano, Travel Planners International: Treasurer
Anita Pagliasso, Ticket To Travel: Board Director, Co-chair Public Relations / Communications Committee
Dan Chappelle, Expedia CruiseShipCenters: Board Director, Co-chair Host Agency Committee
Mike Neidhart, Cruises-N-More: Board Director, Co-chair Supplier Relations Committee

PATH provides a resource for independent and home-based agents that are looking for a host agency partner. PATH's key mission is to gather best practices from across the industry and to provide a set of industry standards to ensure the integrity of host agency operations. Information and applications are available on or by contacting [email protected].

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