Jennifer Wilson-Buttigieg knows that to keep up with the travel industry’s continual change, as well as thrive in it, you must see opportunity everywhere and in everything. As Co-President & Owner at Valerie Wilson Travel, Jennifer’s forward-thinking approach and “challenge the status quo” mindset has helped to cement Valerie Wilson Travel as an industry leader.
As the world navigated the COVID-19 pandemic, Jennifer’s hands-on leadership skills and passion helped VWT, its team, clients, and suppliers steer through the crisis with communication, clarity, and community. Her consistent success building VWT’s strategic partnerships with GeoSure, Men’s Vows, and PSNGR1 keeps VWT in the spotlight through her thoughtful influence and leadership to its Corporate Travel, Meetings, Incentives, and Fulfillment divisions, its exceptional airline programs, and its business development.
Jennifer’s commitment to the travel industry is tremendous, remaining actively engaged on top travel brands’ advisory boards, editorial advisory for periodicals, assisting with philanthropic and civic engagements and as part of alumni committees at her alma maters of Harvard Business School and Haverford College. She is a frequent speaker on the travel industry, recently showcased on CBS, CNBC, TMR Master Series (as a guest and moderator), PhocusWire’s New Reality With…, Skift Global Forum, and the RM World Travel and Peter Greenberg Worldwide radio shows. She is passionate about ASTA and its goal of having the travel industry speaking in one unified voice. She serves s as Co-Chair of the Government & Political Affairs Committee as well as sits on the Corporate Advisory Council.
In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys traveling with her husband and son. She is a seasoned golfer. Though her favorite destination is subject to change, her favorite golfing is in Scotland, where the unpredictable weather ensures an endlessly exciting game every round.