Stuart Godwin, CTC
President & CEO
Stuart Godwin brings to LTA over forty-five years of travel industry experience as a retail travel agency owner and travel marketing executive.
A life-long travel agency and industry advocate, Godwin grew up in the travel industry as the son of one of the original founders of Houston’s Harvey Travel.
In 1984 Godwin and ten travel agency owners co-founded Consolidated Travel Services, Inc. (CTSI), a regional travel marketing organization which ultimately expanded to include over 400 travel agency affiliates. Godwin served as CTSI’s president and COO from 1984 to 1999. Godwin was named Travel Trade Publications’ Travel Agent of the Year in 1998 for his lobbying efforts on behalf of travel agents. Following Vacation.com’s acquisition of CTSI, Godwin served as Vacation.com’s Senior Vice President for the Central and Western Regions between 1999 and 2006.