MIAMI, November 28, 2022 — Ink, the American publisher of Business traveler, named Enrique Perrella as its new director of aviation. With more than a decade of experience in the aviation publishing industry, Perrella will assume editorial leadership and oversight of all commercial aviation-related functions within Business traveler magazine, BusinessTravelerUSA.com and Business Travelers Showbroadcast on reachTV screens in North American airports.
As a seasoned journalist, editor and commercial pilot, Perrella brings to the role bold expertise in the publishing industry and a deep technical background. Perrella’s diverse experience in web, multimedia and journalism, as well as his reputation as a respected aviation editor, will help strengthen Business traveler aviation sector and continue to expand the company’s efforts with other organizations and the public.
“I am delighted to join Business traveler as its new director of aviation. Being part of an organization with such an impressive presence in 90 North American airports and 400,000 hotel rooms makes me proud and excited. I can’t wait to help develop it Business traveler print magazines, digital platforms and TV shows through deep collaborations with key aviation partners,” said Perrella.
Perrella joins Business traveler platform from his role as publisher and editor-in-chief of The airways, a 30-year-old publication covering the commercial aviation industry through its print magazine, website and podcast. As part of his previous work, Perrella transformed the magazine by rejuvenating, digitizing and making all previous issues available through a state-of-the-art digital application. He also launched the magazine’s first website, hosted its bi-weekly podcast and managed a team of more than 60 editors, writers and photographers. Perrella is also a part-time commercial pilot, flying a King Air 100 in the Caribbean.
“We are delighted to welcome Enrique to Business traveler team,” said Eric Newill, editor-in-chief of Business traveler magazine. “His knowledge, authority and insight will provide our readers with a unique perspective on the aviation industry. He will be a key link with aviation leaders, industry professionals and our audience who want the latest and most in-depth news and analysis.”
Perrella’s appointment as director of aviation follows a search led by Ink co-CEO Michael Keating.
About Ink and Business traveler
Founded in 1994, Ink is the global leader in travel media. Ink works across all media disciplines with the world’s leading airlines, travel brands and tourism boards.
Business traveler aimed at an elite reader who appreciates inspiration, information and the best that life has to offer while on the go. Covering topics ranging from industry innovations and hospitality trends to must-see hotels and on-demand products, its unique blend of content drives awareness and engagement with a discerning audience that values quality. BT brings readers everything the modern businessman needs, with tips and hacks to make traveling smarter.
companion Issue for business travelers runs on the reachTV network, boasting 11.5 million weekly impressions and 2.5 million social media followers. Aired in 90 North American airports and hotel rooms across the country, this personalized show brings to life print magazine favorites and more, including business and celebrity interviews, opinions from industry-leading experts, product reviews and news key about travel.