Yardley, PA (PRWEB) August 31, 2013
Global Traveler, the only monthly magazine for business and luxury travelers, announces the appointment of Doug Shingleton as advertising manager.
Shingleton brings a wealth of diverse experience to the Global Traveler team. He worked in event management for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week and the Tribeca Film Festival. Shingleton has also been responsible for the creation of several luxury and niche publications, launching and redesigning them to great fanfare and awards over the past decade. He served as brand planning strategist for the liquor industry, creating 360-degree holistic consumer marketing programs for Publicis Dialog, a division of Publicis Group.
“Doug is a very welcome addition to the team at Global Traveler,” said Francis X. Gallagher, publisher and CEO. “His varied experience will bring new perspectives and opportunities to the GT brand, and we look forward to seeing his success with the magazine.”
Prior to an advertising career, he was a management trainee for Hilton Hotels in the Midwest, assisting in the renovation of Chicago Hilton and Towers and Palmer House Hilton. Additionally, he assisted in opening the InterContinental Hotel Chicago.
“I am very pleased to return to the media environment and to the travel industry,” said Shingleton. “This industry was my first career choice.”
About Global Traveler/FXExpress Publications, Inc.
Global Traveler, the only ABC-audited U.S.-based magazine for the international business traveler, is a business travel and lifestyle publication with an ABC paid circulation of 107,140+. FXExpress Publications, Inc., based in Yardley, Pa., is a privately held company publishing Global Traveler, eFlyer USA, eFlyer Asia and several annuals, and also operating http://www.globaltravelerusa.com, http://www.globaltravellerasia.com and http://www.globaltravelerusa.com/blog.