Time to Celebrate
Fxexpress Publications, Inc. honors the winners of the 2022 Leisure Lifestyle and Wherever awards.
BY KIMBERLY KROL INLANDER | PHOTOS BY CHRISTOPHER P. OTTAUNICK AND THE RIGHT LIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY
FEATURE | AWARDS
Fxexpress Publications, Inc. honors the winners of the 2022 Leisure Lifestyle and Wherever awards. With travel continuing to see incredible demand, we took the opportunity to celebrate the winners of Fxexpress Publications, Inc.’s 10th Leisure Lifestyle Awards from Global Traveler and the fifth Wherever Awards from whereverfamily.com at an event at The Lotos Club in New York City. A number of sponsors joined in the festivities including United Explorer Card from Chase, Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Card from Chase, Tahiti Tourisme, United Airlines, Air Canada and Visit Virginia Beach. We enjoyed a beautiful night in the Big Apple celebrating the best in leisure travel and family travel providers. Guests mixed, mingled and celebrated to the sounds of Broadway classics. Join us as we recap the winners of our Leisure Lifestyle Awards and Wherever Awards. Congratulations to all the honorees! 1. Mouna El Alami, public relations and communications manager, Moroccan National Tourism Office 2. Colleen Sanderson, director, brand and marketing, Strategy & Activation, United Airlines 3. Fern Ottavio, sales and marketing manager, North America, TAP Air Portugal 4. Khary Barnes, managing director and general manager of co-brand cards, Jpmorgan Chase & Co.; Bryan Smoak, vice president of U.S. acquisitions, Marriott International 5. Jennifer Janson, international marketing and communications manager, PROMTUR Panamá; Woodrow Oldford, sustainable tourism chief marketing officer, PROMTUR Panamá 6. Kristin Carlson, managing director, Tahiti Tourisme North America 7. Sara Stone, director regional sales, Northeast, Hertz; Casey Rodriguez, senior vice president, Corporate & Strategic Sales, Hertz 8. Hara Mavroudis, marketing strategist, Greek National Tourism Organization 9. Kim Smith, Northeast field sales manager, Celebrity Cruises 1. David Collado Morales, minister of tourism, Dominican Republic 2. Hüseyin Bastürk, director, Go Türkiye 3. Audra Dallitis, senior director, co-brand credit card acquisitions, Marriott International 4. Vincent Gauthier-doré, senior director, USA Sales, Air Canada 5. Anthony Rich, director of national accounts, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises 6. Pam Dechant, senior vice president of concessions, Denver International Airport 7. Alycia Oliphant, business development manager, Cunard Line 8. Alison Metcalfe, executive vice president, USA & Canada, Tourism Ireland 9. Mic Adilardi, global luxury & lifestyle sales director, Intercontinental Hotels Group 1. Dee Mittman, convention sales manager, Virginia Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau 2. Gökhan Sengül, director corporate communications, Istanbul Grand Airport 3. Cynthia Camponelli, executive director, United Airlines co-brand marketing strategy, Jpmorgan Chase & Co. 4. Keith Baron, president, Abercrombie & Kent 5. Aleco Azqueta, vice president, marketing, Bacardi 6. Jamie Rhee, commissioner, Chicago Department of Aviation 7. Kevin Armstrong, director, brand communications, Club Med 8. Thomas Steinhauer, regional vice president and general manager, Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort 9. Jennifer Tong, vice president, public relations and communications, Visit Huntington Beach 10. Emily Wright Zamorski, vice president, global brand leader, Hyatt Hotels Corporation 1. Dan Malcolm, chairman, Port of San Diego Board of Commissioners 2. Shelley Wise, vice president, integrated marketing, Princess Cruises 3. Jason Montague, president and CEO, Regent Seven Seas 4. Joseph Marinelli, president, Visit Savannah; Angela Westerfield, vice president, marketing and communications, Visit Savannah 5. Juliane Pietzsch Murphy, head of marketing USA, Sixt 6. Tom Mcalphin, president, Virgin Voyages 7. Steve Smotrys, vice president, global sales, Seabourn Cruise Line; Joshua Liebowitz, president, Seabourn Cruise Line 8. Susie Albin-najera, manager, North America Leisure Travel, Los Cabos Tourism Board 9. Cook Islands Tourism staff with Karla Eggelton, chief executive officer, Cook Islands Tourism 1. Rose Ann Holewinski, finance and administrative manager, TAP Air Portugal; Fern Ottavio, sales and marketing manager, North America, TAP Air Portugal 2. Haley Fogarty, advertising manager, Fxexpress Publications, Inc.; Cynthia Camponelli, executive director, United Airlines co-brand marketing strategy, Jpmorgan Chase & Co.; Francis X. Gallagher, publisher and CEO, Fxexpress Publications, Inc. 3. Anthony Rich, director of national accounts, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises; Kristin Carlson, managing director, Tahiti Tourisme North America 4. Yasser Ogando, advertising and production manager, Fxexpress Publications, Inc.; Flor Ogando Pión, operations manager, Exp Realty 5. Francis X. Gallagher, publisher and CEO, Fxexpress Publications, Inc.; Alison Metcalfe, executive vice president, USA & Canada, Tourism Ireland