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Vacation Express

December 17, 2013 15:00 ET

Movia C. Howell, Business Development Manager Joins Vacation Express to Take on New York as Part of the Tri-State Sales Team

Tapping Movia's 30 Years of Experience, Vacation Express Is Well Positioned in Its 13th Major Gateway

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - December 17, 2013) - "Making waves for New Yorkers and the well-heeled Tri-state area, Vacation Express [VE] has taken risk block seats and added exclusive charter flights -- who would have believed it just 12 months ago," said Kevin Hernandez, Founder and now VP of Marketing and Digital Strategy for Vacation Express, Inc. 

"When consolidation occurs among unlikely partners, cracks appear and VE is well positioned to fill in those cracks and grow its footprint quickly with former Travel Impressions, Movia Howell, among others," he continued. From Vacation Express' perspective, new opportunities have risen and have the chance to work with "the best of the best" such as Movia, with more to join soon.

Movia Howell began her career in the travel industry in 1980 with Gogo Worldwide Vacations where she started in the Documents Department and within 9 months was promoted to the Top Accounts Desk where she was responsible for servicing the company's top producers. With her hard work and dedication Howell was requested to open and manage a second office in Brooklyn known as GOGO Schenectady by then President Fred Kassner, where she successfully kept sales in the top 5 average of the multitude of offices the company once operated.

She joined Air Jamaica Vacations in 2000 as a Business Development Manager for Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and the Bronx where she worked diligently and was successful in increasing market share year over year. In 2003, Howell joined Air Jamaica as an Account Executive for the New York Region and aggressively increased sales in both the ethnic and leisure markets until April 2010 when Air Jamaica was sold. Later in 2010 she joined Travel Impressions as Business Development Manager for Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island, her territory grew to include Northern New Jersey. The bottom line: Movia knows New York.

"My passion for the travel industry has made me a very successful Business Development Manager in all positions held to date and I now with Vacation Express, I continue to thrive for excellence and new ways of doing business," says Movia.

Vacation Express, a leading tour operator known for affordable all-inclusive vacation packages and non-stop flights on most major carriers to Mexico and the Caribbean, moreover offers exclusive non-stop flights from Newark Liberty International Airport to Jamaica on Miami Air International; block seats on Aeromexico's non-stop flights from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Cancun, Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta starting in 2014; and new service to Grand Bahama Island will begin on May 2, 2014. In addition to these flights, Vacation Express offers air and all-inclusive resort vacation packages from cities nationwide using most U.S. carriers.

About Vacation Express: Vacation Express, part of Sunwing Travel Group Inc., has been in existence for 25 years and offers quality vacation packages to over 35 destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico and Costa Rica with a focus on value and client satisfaction. Vacation Express prides itself on affordability, convenience, customer service and great vacation experiences. While most agencies book online, you may also reach the call center seven days a week at 800.486.9777.

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