ASTA Global Convention Education Sessions
|Guy Young - Chief Engagement Officer, The Travel Corporation|
Guy Young is the Chief Engagement Officer for The Travel Corporation, the parent company for several top-rated travel brands including Trafalgar, Luxury Gold, Insight Vacations, Brendan Vacations, Red Carnation Hotels, Contiki, African Travel, Inc., Uniworld Boutique River Cruises, and U by Uniworld He assumed the role in September 2016 with the main goal of expanding The Travel Corporation’s sales and executive presence, which included the opening of an office in Manhattan. Young works closely with senior leadership to identify collaborative opportunities between the brands.
During his 18 years with The Travel Corporation, Young has held several executive positions. Prior to his current role, for 10 years he was President of Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection, and President of The Travel Corporation in Canada for 6 years.
Young began his career in the hotel industry, working the front desk at a hotel in Southern California. Over the course of his career, he has distinguished himself in roles of growing responsibility within the hotel and service industry.
He is a graduate from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas where he earned his Bachelor's in Business Administration. Young has also participated in several Leadership and Management programs including the top rated Executive Management program at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.
Young was born in Johannesburg, South Africa and has lived most of his adult life in the United Sates. He currently lives in Larchmont, New York with his wife Melissa and two children, Benjamin and Evelyne.
Classes for Guy Young
Tuesday, August 27
|10:45am - 11:30am||- Global Stewardship and Responsible Travel (An ASTA VTA Continuing Education Course)||