Travel Agent Magazine Celebrates Turning 80 with Industry Party and Special Issue

Questex Media Group’s Travel Agent magazine is pleased to announce its 80th birthday in 2010. This distinctive anniversary will be commemorated with a celebratory year-end special issue and industry party in December. Travel Agent magazine is the leading publication serving travel professionals and has been the established leader in the travel trade. Travel Agent reaches over 51,000 travel agent professionals and has consistently evolved and led the way for readers and marketers alike. Travel Agent is published every two weeks in print and digitally and is also supplemented with substantial daily and weekly delivery of online news.

“Looking back through the Travel Agent archives, it’s amazing to see how the publication has evolved through the decades and helped to mold the travel community,” said Ruthanne Terrero, Editorial Director and Vice President of Content. “Travel Agent magazine has been an invaluable informational tool for travel agents for the past 80 years and will continue to deliver relevant content in print and online for many years to come. The magazine will remain a driving force to help steer travel agents through any challenges they might face in the industry and keep them up-to-date and knowledgeable.”

Travel Agent magazine’s upcomingDecember 6th issue will feature a festive tribute to the industry and entertaining editorial content that celebrates the past 80 years. It will also include an enjoyable look back at past advertisements alongside its present-day counterparts and invite key partners to contribute their fond recollections of the magazine over the years. Travel Agent magazine will also mark the occasion with a birthday celebration bash during the 2010 Luxury Travel Expo in December. Attended by thousands of luxury travel advisors and suppliers, the party will be a chance to honor the magazine and its contributions to the industry. The party will be held December 8th at 9pm in Las Vegas and the location and ticket information will be available shortly.

“Celebrating 80 years of being the leading resource of information for the travel industry is an exciting milestone for Travel Agent magazine,” said John McMahon, Vice President/Group Publisher of The Travel Group. “We’re going to celebrate our birthday with a few thousand of our closest friends and we have a few surprises up our sleeve for anyone that’s able to join us. It’s going to be a media event like no other seen in the industry in recent years and we invite you to take part in this celebration to mark 80 years of dedication to the travel industry.”

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