Shannon Whitebread has joined Travel Edge as its new director of business development. Whitebread will be responsible for exploring the advisor landscape, analyzing target markets and identifying prospective opportunities with the objective of driving Travel Advisor acquisition.
Along with announcing the appointment of Whitebread, Travel Edge also launched a new signing bonus program for advisors looking to join Travel Edge.
The new Travel Edge bonus program not only rewards the new Luxury Travel Advisor – but also the Travel Advisor who has recommended them for the network.
Whitebread joins Travel Edge from Insight Vacations where she collaborated with top travel industry partners to oversee effective strategic relationships with national account sales executives and managers.
Said Whitebread of her new role: “I’m excited about the opportunity to be part of the team at Travel Edge. This is a difficult time for the travel community, and we are here for those looking for a premiere luxury agency.”
Michael Johnson, EVP Travel Edge said: “We are excited to welcome Shannon to the team. Travel Edge is focused on the future of our industry – we believe our clients desire for travel will only increase after COVID-19. We are creating a premiere luxury agency that is prepared for brighter days ahead.”
And Whitebread added: “The travel industry has to be the greatest industry there is. To travel is to dream. During this time, it is important we remember that we will travel again – and clients will need Travel Advisors to help curate these experiences. Travel Advisors are truly dream makers. I am proud to join the Travel Edge family.”