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About Us

The Group Travel Leader Inc. is a Lexington, Kentucky-based publishing company that currently owns and publishes three national travel industry publications. Founded by publisher Mac Lacy and his partner, Charlie Presley, The Group Travel Leader Inc. was created to identify specific niches in the travel industry and deliver key readerships in those niches to prospective advertisers.

Conferences and marketplaces for these travel industry niches are managed by Presley in Salem, Ohio, through the offices of the Group Travel Family. These meetings serve to complete the marketing loop for our influential readers by bringing travel buyers and sellers face to face annually for education, entertainment, sponsorship opportunities and sales sessions.

Our Magazines

The Group Travel Leader

Regarded as the industry’s most trusted voice since 1990, The Group Travel Leader is published 10 times per year and is read by more than 30,000 travel buyers and industry professionals in print and digital editions.

Select Traveler

America’s only magazine for bank, alumni and chamber travel planners, Select Traveler is published quarterly and reaches more than 11,000 top-tier decision-makers for affluent groups in print and online. Formerly Bank Travel Management, Select Traveler serves as the official magazine of the Select Traveler Conference.

Going On Faith

Since 1997, Going On Faith has been the voice of faith-based travel across the globe. Read by more than 11,000 qualified travel planners for churches and religious organizations in print and online, Going on Faith serves as the official magazine of the Going On Faith Conference.

Small Market Meetings

Our sister company, Pioneer Publishing Inc, publishes Small Market Meetings, America’s only magazine dedicated to second- and third-tier cities and their venues. More than 22,000 qualified meeting planners read Small Market Meetings 10x a year in its print and digital formats to learn about distinctive venues and towns outside the country’s largest cities.