Luxury Travel Exchange International (LTX), a property of Questex Hospitality + Travel, announced today it has appointed travel industry veteran, Jason Geddes, to the role of Business Development Director.
A graduate of Southern Connecticut University, Jason began his career with Unicomm LLC where he launched the Adventures in Travel Expo series and developed targeted geographic industry conferences for the Caribbean and Africa. He followed with a tenure at MSE Management while managing sales efforts for the New York Times Travel Show and Boston Globe Travel Show, creating the annual Caribbean Tourism Summit and Focus on Africa.
“With deep roots in the travel event arena, I am excited to welcome Jason Geddes to the Luxury Travel Exchange International team,” commented show and event director, Jennifer Fernandez. “A true entrepreneur, Jason possesses a strong business acumen successfully tapping into niche segments. With a career launching events, Jason's experience complements our efforts as we continue to position the inaugural Luxury Travel Exchange as the preeminent luxury travel event for today's travel advisor.”
Jason's experience also includes managing National Sales efforts at Tribune Media for FOX TV, the Hartford Courant, and online portal CTnow, most recently growing events for Worldwide Business Research in Defense, Pharmaceutical, Retail, and Mobile Payments industries. Jason's territory will encompass Africa, Asia, Latin America, Mexico, the Middle East, South Pacific, and North America West. Jason can be reached at 212-895-8249 or at [email protected].