In this section, we'll look at the pros and cons of incentive travel careers—as described by a professional; Martin Turner, former Director of Travel, International Travel Group and former Global Head of Events, Credit Suisse.
Martin Turner is the former Director of Travel for International Travel Group and Global Head of Events for the investment bank Credit Suisse.
He began his event-planning career in Australia in 1981 and spent 16 years managing international group travel, conferences, meetings, and incentive programs for clients such as Toyota, Pepsi, Xerox, Time Magazine, and American Express.
After moving to the United Kingdom in 1997 he joined global brand experience agency Jack Morton Worldwide as Senior Logistics Director, before becoming Global Head of Events for Credit Suisse.
Since leaving Credit Suisse, Martin has worked for UBS, Barclays Capital, MJM Creative, and NetJets. Martin also teaches Event Management to Post Graduate students at Birbeck, Kings College, and UCL Institute of Education in London for the Ashdown Academy.