Journey the Globe Inc, a Canadian-based tour operator, destination specialists to Africa, Latin America, India and Asia for FITs, culinary trips, incentive groups, weddings and events, has named Lynda Ann Obront director of business development. “Ms. Obront brings with her a wealth of experience in the travel industry, and will be an outstanding addition to the team and will provide training/support for our agents with agency visits and presentations. She will also focus on our incentive business with an emphasis on Groups & MICE,” said Jackie Bishop-Martin, president of the company. She has over 30 years of industry experience, having served in senior executive positions like the Singapore Tourism Office and on various other boards. Obront is a frequent speaker on national talk radio and travel television both here in Canada and in the U.S. She is a member of IFWTO, SITE, MPI and PATA. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-855-567-0280.