Stephanie Abrams, nationally syndicated
radio travel talk show host and media resource for travel-related
issues, is recognized as an expert in the travel industry
and has been named to "Travel Agent Magazine's"
list of the "100 Most Powerful Women in Travel."
Abrams has been honored for her work in the travel industry
having been the recipient of the prestigious Travel Weekly
Magazine Achievement Awards for Best Public Relations Campaign,
Best Marketing Promotion and Best Radio Advertising.
Travel Radio Talk Show Host
Her website, www.sabrams.com, has won the Best Website Award from the League of American Communications Professional for five consecutive years, most recently taking the Bronze Spotlight Achievement Award for 2009. Abrams came to broadcasting after more than 20 years as a leader in the travel industry and as the Executive Vice President of a global travel company.
The “Travel with Stephanie Abrams!” radio show airs weekly to 6 million radio listeners coast-to-coast on the Business TalkRadio Network. Abrams also appears weekly as the guest travel expert on the “Travelers411®” radio show reaching a national audience of 3 million. The programs reach a global audience through live-streaming on the internet, archived shows at her website, and iPod-casting. Both programs originate in the Berkshire Mountains of Western Massachusetts where Abrams’ resides. Abrams’ takes the shows on the road globally for about 20 weeks each year for remote broadcasts.
In April, 2006, she was appointed Ambassador for Saxony Tourism for North America and, in February, 2007, Abrams was bestowed the title of Honorary Friend of the Saint Patrick Centre in Downpatrick, as recognitions for the quality of her contribution and her role in their tourism development.
She has served on the Advisory Boards of Dollar Rent a Car, Amadeus Global Distribution System, Hong Kong Tourism Board, and The American Society of Travel Agents Council of Travel Marketing Organizations.
Abrams has also been a featured journalist
for ‘travelgirl,’ ‘Fido Friendly,’
and ‘TRAVELHOST’ magazines. She is a motivational
speaker focused on tourism destinations and tourism issues,
acts as a consultant for destinations and companies in the
travel industry and has taught courses in tourism development
at the college level. She has a Master of Science Degree
from Queens College of the City University of New York where
she also earned her BA. She is married, has two well-traveled
children and two English Springer Spaniels. Her passions
include increasing her French vocabulary, discovering inspiring
destinations, and incorporating travel experiences into
2010 Bronze Overall Award for Best Website from League of American Communications Professionals.
2010 Goddess Artemis Award from the Euro-American Women's Council for Significant Contribution to the Development and Growth of Greek Tourism and Philanthropic Work Providing Travel Experiences to Women and Children.
2010 Honorary Recognition from the Mayor of Athens, Greece for Significant Contribution to the Development and Growth of Greek Tourism.
2010 Honorary Recognition from the Mayor of Mykonos, Greece Significant Contribution to the Development and Growth of Greek Tourism.
2009 Bronze Overall Award for Best Website from League of American Communications Professionals.
2008 Honored by the Mid-Atlantic Community of the Sisters of Mercy for her generosity and philanthropic work in providing travel experiences for homeless and needy children and providing travel experiences for adults that inspire, uplift, enhance and enrich their lives.
2007 Bronze Overall Award for Best Website from League of American Communications Professional.s
2007 Outstanding Member Award from Berkshire Visitors Bureau.
LACP Best Website Award 2002 (Honors).