Travel Leaders Group (No. 8 on Travel Weekly's 2018 Power List) has expanded John Lovell's role within the organization, appointing him president of leisure travel, supplier relations and networks for TLG.

John Lovell
John Lovell

In his new role, Lovell will oversee supplier partnerships across TLG. He will work closely with Peter Vlitas, senior vice president of airline relations, and Michael Heflin, senior vice president of the hotel division. Senior vice president of industry relations Pam Young and her team will report to Lovell.

Lovell will also continue overseeing TLG's leisure and network business units, including Travel Leaders Network and Travel Leaders Leisure Group (which includes several of TLG's wholly owned leisure businesses like All Aboard Travel, CruCon Cruise Outlet and Cruise Specialists).

Lovell was most recently president of Travel Leaders Network and Leisure Group. Before that, he was president of Vacation.com, acquired by TLG in 2011. In 2016, Vacation.com was combined with Travel Leaders Associates and Results Travel to form Travel Leaders Network.

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