Northstar Travel Group Names New Publisher and Associate Publisher

Northstar Travel Group Names New Publisher and Associate Publisher

Northstar Travel Media



Thomas Kemp
Chairman & CEO
Northstar Travel Media, LLC

Northstar Travel Media Names New Publisher and Associate Publisher for Retail Group

Secaucus, NJ USA, May 28, 2014 – Northstar Travel Media announced today a new Publisher and Associate Publisher/Business Development for the Retail Group. Effective immediately, Bruce Shulman takes on the role of Publisher for the Retail Group, including Travel Weekly and TravelAge West. In his new role, Shulman is responsible for all sales and marketing efforts for the group. Before joining Travel Weekly as Director of Custom Publishing and then Associate Publisher, Shulman enjoyed a distinguished career as National Accounts Director for HTI. In 2011, Shulman was promoted to Associate Publisher of the Retail Group for both Travel Weekly and TravelAge West. Shulman will report to Bob Sullivan, Executive Vice President of the Travel Group. Jay Nelson takes on the role of Associate Publisher/Business Development of the Retail Group. Nelson will maintain a number of current accounts and is responsible for developing new clients for Travel Weekly and TravelAge West. Nelson has proven his expertise in nurturing and developing new business across many of the Retail Group brands. Nelson enjoyed a strong career with HTI before joining Travel Weekly. In this new role, he will report directly to Bruce Shulman. “Both promotions are very well deserved and we are confident that Jay and Bruce will continue to lead our Retail Group to continued growth,” said Bob Sullivan, Executive Vice President of the Travel Group. “Travel Weekly and TravelAge West have a dedicated team driving revenue and building relationships with our customers. We’re expecting a very strong 2014 and beyond.”

About Northstar Travel Media

Northstar Travel Media is the leading provider of news, information and data for the travel, meetings and hospitality industries and parent of brands including Travel Weekly, Travel Weekly China, Travel Weekly Asia, Events China, Business Travel News, Travel Procurement, PhoCusWright, Meetings & Conventions, Successful Meetings, Meeting News, Incentive, TravelAge West, Family Getaways, Explorer, Your Travel Insider and Luxury Cruise News and Web in Travel. Northstar’s electronic directories — Travel Weekly’s Hotel and Travel Index, Official Cruise Guide, and M&C Facilities Search and Successful Meetings Facilities Search— provide in-depth data on hotels, meeting and convention properties, and business travel in the United States and internationally. In addition to its directories and periodicals, Northstar publishes a number of online subscription information resources, including The Beat, travel42, STAR Service Online, Intelliguide Corporate and BTP24.

Northstar produces more than 40 face-to-face events including The PhoCusWright Conference, PhoCusWright Europe, CruiseWorld, Global Travel Marketplace, Global Travel Marketplace West, M&C InterAct, M&C Events, M&C Asia, Successful Meetings Universities, The Beat Live, Tech Talk, Business Travel Trends and Forecast Forums, Innovate 2014 and the Travel Weekly Leadership Forums, the Web in Travel conferences, WITX: Women In Travel, WIT Hospitality Roadshow and WITNext, and Mountain Travel Symposium.Northstar also is an industry leader in marketing services, custom communications, content licensing and database management serving the travel and meetings industries. Based in Secaucus, NJ, the company also has offices in New York, NY; Glen Ellyn, IL; Los Angeles, CA; Winston-Salem, NC; Beijing and Shanghai, China; and Singapore.

Northstar Travel Media, LLC is a portfolio company of Wicks Group of Companies LLC, a leading private equity investor in the information and business services, communications, and media sectors.