Michael Johnson has been appointed president of Travel Edge, taking on leadership of the $500 million travel company. In his new role, Johnson will assume responsibility for both Travel Edge Business and Leisure with an emphasis on creating tools and solutions to drive client experiences and increased revenue.
For the past two years, Johnson has served as executive vice president of Travel Edge Leisure, driving $150 million in growth and a renewed focus on community, according to the company. He joined the organization after 18 years in the luxury retail space, and this background of delivering exceptional customer experiences, Travel Edge says. has been a key factor in its growth as a leading agency in luxury travel.
Over the last 12 months, Travel Edge has been a strong advocate for the travel community in a variety of ways, including:
- Offering a signing bonus of up to $250,000 during the first months of the pandemic
- Launching a series of live industry events, the “Limitless Luxury Conference,” focused on exploring the world’s best luxury destinations and partners
- Curating six “Ultra Luxury Micro-Top Performer Trips”
- Connecting Travel Edge advisors with the leaders of luxury travel through a new keynote speaker series.
Part of the Travel Edge Group of Companies, Travel Edge says it puts a focus on access, technology and community. It specializes in leisure, corporate and events, and tours; the Leisure division has 10 offices in the U.S., Canada and Bermuda, with over 750 advisors, while the Corporate and Events division has four offices and 100 travel and events planners.