ASTA Global Live education sessions will focus on the difficulties we as an industry are facing today, how we can help kick start and re-energize our businesses and identify new opportunities that inspire creative solutions during difficult times.
The COVID-19 crisis has affected travel around the globe and will undoubtedly reshape our world. While the fallout from the crisis has both amplified familiar risks and created new ones, changes at this scale also create ways to innovate and the opportunity to build back your business better and stronger.
|Jackie Friedman - President, Nexion Travel Group|
Jackie Friedman is the president of Nexion Travel Group, a fully accredited host agency owned by Internova Travel Group. She oversees a team of 50+ employees supporting more than 5,000 independent travel professionals in the US and Canada.
Jackie joined the Nexion team in 2004 as VP of Operations. In 2007, she was promoted to President. Prior to joining the Nexion team, Jackie spent 15 years with Sabre, serving in a variety of sales and leadership positions. Jackie started out working as a front-line agent and a travel agency manager in Toronto.
Jackie is often asked to participate as a speaker or panelist at industry conferences. She is in her third term on the ASTA Board of Directors and is currently Treasurer. She is also on the Travel Institute Board of Trustees, the CLIA STARBoard, The Professional Association of travel Hosts (PATH) Board of Directors and numerous supplier advisory boards. Jackie is a recipient of the Barbara O'Hara Award for Advocacy (2015), among other industry honors and achievement awards.
|Time||Session Title||Speaker(s)||Session Type|
Wednesday, August 26
|2:15pm - 3:00pm||» That Was Then, This is Now! The Psychology of the Sale - Qualifying and Understanding the Post-COVID Traveler||
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