As we bring this issue to press, the Travel Industry Association of
America’s International Pow Wow is just wrapping up. Thousands of
industry representatives from all over the world visited Los
Angeles for the week for an annual event that brings together
travel suppliers and buyers.
A result of having all these travel industry professionals in
one place was that travel and tourism was the talk of the town on
television, in the newspapers and on radio. (Even our own Executive
Editor, Theresa Masek, could be heard on KPCC, a local NPR
I’m sure there are plumbers who love to talk shop, or doctors,
or accountants, or teachers. But I’ve come to believe that when it
comes to talking about work, nobody has it better than those of us
fortunate enough to be working in the travel industry.
Whether it’s telling stories about where we’ve been, or
discussing that dream trip that’s still down the road, or there’s
no shortage of fascinating topics. And there’s nobody better to
share it with than someone who shares your passion for travel, and
who can provide insight into the industry.
At TravelAge West, we hope that’s what our magazine is to you a
pal who understands the business issues you face, and who is always
ready to share a good yarn.
So please do continue to let us know what’s on your mind by
e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. After all, there’s
nothing more inspiring than good conversation between friends.