Doug Gollan

I write about private aviation and the business of luxury travel

I'm Founder and Editor-in-Chief of DG Amazing Experiences, a weekly luxury travel and lifestyle e-newsletter for full and fractional private jet owners, and Private Jet Card Comparisons, a buyer's guide comparing over 250 private jet card membership programs across 65 points of difference. I was destined to be involved in travel-related media. Instead of using a phone book to prop me up in my high chair, my parents used old OAGs. That’s the Official Airline Guide, the thick directory that contained all of the airline schedules before computers took over. While other kids collected baseball cards, I collected timetables and ticket jackets. In other words, I came from a travel-family. I’ve spent my working career in travel and luxury media, for 14 years at Travel Agent magazine, where I began as a reporter, then covered the airline industry as Aviation Editor, interviewing the likes of Robert Crandall, Frank Lorenzo, Colin Marshall and Herb Kelleher. I ended up rising to Group Publisher and left in 2000 to start Elite Traveler, a consumer lifestyle magazine distributed globally aboard private jets, where I was President and Editor-in-Chief until 2014. In 2007, I co-authored of “The Sky’s the Limit: Marketing to the New Jet Set.” In 2014 I wrote “23 Ways to Create More Sales Opportunities 25 Minutes,” and in 2016 I co-authored "Secrets of Selling to the Super Rich.” My blog Douggollan.com covers ideas, news, and research for luxury marketers targeting UHNW consumers. In 2015, Verb named me as one of the Top 25 Digital Luxury Experts to follow.

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