Michael Johnson has joined Travel Edge as executive vice-president to take over leadership of the company's $400 million leisure travel division, supporting 600 expert travel advisors across the U.S., Canada and Bermuda, PAX has learned.
Johnson brings 18 years of experience in luxury retail - most recently as senior vice president, store operations for Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor and Hudson’s Bay.
“We believe the luxury travel category is underserved,” Johnson stated in a release. “We view brand, customer experience and technology as the keys to our future – a future where advisors are treated as respected travel professionals and empowered with the support they need to grow their business portfolio. I’m thrilled to be a part of this exciting journey.”
Travel Edge is a $750 million privately-held luxury-focused company specializing in leisure, corporate, and tours travel. The company’s leisure division has more than 600 luxury travel advisors specializing in air, cruise, vacation and VIP travel.