Company History

The Group Travel Leader Inc. is a Lexington, Kentucky-based publishing company that currently owns and publishes four national travel industry publications. Founded in 1990 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.

Click on the links below to check out our individual publications:

    • The Group Travel Leader – Published 10x annually and read by 14,000 travel buyers and industry professionals in print, plus another 16,000 in its digital edition.
    • Select Traveler – America’s only magazine for bank, alumni and chamber travel planners. Published 4x annually and reaches 4,600+ top-tier decision makers for affluent travel groups. Also reaches another 6,000 in its digital edition.
    • Going on Faith – Since 1997, Going on Faith has been the voice of faith-based travel across the globe. Read by 5,700+ qualified travel planners for church and religious organizations, plus another 4,400 in its digital edition.
    • Small Market Meetings – Published by our affiliate company, Pioneer Publishing Inc, Small Market Meetings is America’s only magazine dedicated to smaller meeting destinations and sites. 9,100+ qualified meeting planners read Small Market Meetings 10x per year, plus another 11,000 in its digital edition.