Brian IsraelSVP & Publisher firstname.lastname@example.org
Brian Israel- Co Publisher of Travel Market Report. Brian joined the TMR team in February of 2019 to lead Travel Market Report’s sales efforts. Brian has 20+ years’ experience in travel media working on both the trade and consumer side of Publishing and has developed a wealth of experience across print, digital, custom content and events. Brands include Travel + Leisure, Bon Appetit, Saveur, Travel Agent Magazine and Travel Weekly. Along with Brian’s extensive media experience he has also managed several high level Travel Advisor Advisory Boards throughout his career giving him excellent insight into the agent community across all consortia.
Briana BonfiglioAssociate Editor email@example.com
Briana Bonfiglio is an associate editor at Travel Market Report. She joined the TMR team in 2023 after five years working in local news on Long Island. Briana was previously the digital editor at Long Island Press and a reporter for the Rockville Centre and Oceanside/Island Park Herald newspapers. Her reporting at the Herald earned her several awards, including Press Club of Long Island’s Cub Reporter of the Year in 2019. Her work has also been published in amNewYork, Chronogram Magazine, and HuntingtonNow.com. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the State University of New York at New Paltz.
Candace ProtzmanBusiness Development Director CandaceProtzman@travelmarketreport.com
Candace has over 15 years experience in the hospitality & tourism industry. She has worked in roles such as sales, leadership and marketing with corporations like, The Walt Disney Company, AAA, and Unique Vacations, Inc. a worldwide representative for Sandals and Beaches Resorts. Candace is a West Virginia native and currently resides in Myrtle Beach, SC.
Daniel McCarthyEditor-in-Chief & Vice President firstname.lastname@example.org
Daniel McCarthy is the Editor-in-Chief and Vice President at Travel Market Report, leading an award-winning team in covering issues across the travel industry. He is a member of the 2019 FOLIO Rising Class and the winner of the Journalist of the Year Award in 2021 from the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA). His previous work has appeared in the Boston Globe, New York Daily News, and more. He is based in Brooklyn, New York.
Dori SaltzmanEditor email@example.com
Dori Saltzman has been writing about travel since 2007, with a focus on the cruise industry and retail strategies for the trade. She was part of the inaugural editorial team at Travel Market Report when it launched in 2009. Previous to re-joining TMR, Dori worked for eight years at CruiseCritic.com. Her work has also appeared in Travel Weekly and Travel Agent. She is a NATJA (North American Travel Journalists Association)-award winning writer. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and a clowder of cats.
Jennifer ArangoBusiness Development Director Jarango@travelmarketreport.com
Jennifer joined the TMR sales team in 2016 after spending 20 years in the corporate travel world. She has been in the travel industry for over 30 years having gained her love and expertise for all things travel when working for Delta Air Lines at JFK International airport. A native New Yorker, Jennifer has been living with her family outside of Charlotte, NC for the past 18 years.
Kelly FontenelleCaribbean Sales Director
Kelly Fontenelle has always been an advocate for travel advisors and is the founder of (TASC) Travel Advisors Selling the Caribbean. TASC is an organization of leading travel professionals who seek opportunities for networking, connection, education, and selling the Caribbean. The TASC, now under the TMR banner, organization and Facebook Group has become a catalyst for future trends in marketing the Caribbean and has grown beyond its travel advisor’s foundation to welcome destination marketers, hotels, travel trade, passionate entrepreneurs, and purveyors who highlight travel experiences that amplify Caribbean tourism.
Louis IntregliaDirector of Marketing & Sales Operations Lintreglia@travelmarketreport.com
Louis Intreglia, Director of Marketing & Sales Operations at Travel Market Report. Louis joined the TMR team in June 2015 in the marketing department. Louis has handled marketing operations for small businesses on Long Island, NY, and has operated a profitable retail storefront location interacting with customers daily and managing a staff of 20+ employees. He lives in Long Island, NY with his wife and daughter.
Tom McCarthyMarketing Coordinator Tmccarthy@travelmarketreport.com
After taking the leap from journalism to marketing, Tom McCarthy has been with the Travel Market Report team since 2019. Tom’s day-to-day involves coordinating clients’ marketing campaigns, producing the MasterAdvisor series, and the production and distributing of TMR’s daily newsletter every morning among other tasks. Tom lives in Long Island, NY, and has a degree in Journalism and Digital Media Production from SUNY New Paltz.
Travel Market Report’s Editorial Advisory Board was established in 2011 to provide the editors with the uncensored input and guidance of industry leaders. The Board supports Travel Market Report in fulfilling its charter as the Voice of the Travel Seller.
The Advisory Board meets quarterly with Travel Market Report editors to:
The Advisory Board is made up of travel sellers who represent a cross-section of the travel agency industry. Members serve at the invitation of Travel Market Report for a one-year term, with the possibility of renewal.
2023 Advisory Board Members
Sanya Weston, Your Premier Travel Services, Travel Leaders
Jackie Friedman, Nexion
Kareem George, Culture Traveler LLC, OASIS Travel Network
James Ferrara, InteleTravel, Ensemble Travel Group
Jenny Cagle, Elm Grove Travel, WI (MAST)
Zeina Gedeon, Trevello Travel Group, Toronto, Ontario
Matthew Eichhorst, Expedia CruiseShipCenters
Melissa Lisell, Lisell Travel Services (NEST)
Christen Perry, Classic Travel Connection, Birmingham, AL (Affluent Traveler Collection)
Theresa Scalzitti, Cruise Planners, Coral Springs, FL (American Express)
Bryan Shilling, AAA Travel Products & Services, Heathrow, FL (AAA)
Richard Vanderlubbe, tripcentral.ca, Hamilton, Ontario (Independent)
Jennifer Wilson-Buttigieg, Valerie Wilson Travel, New York, NY (Virtuoso)
Shawn Friesen, Expedia CruiseShipCenters, Thunder Bay, ON (Expedia CruiseShipCenters)