Who is Gloria Herbert ?

Along with her husband, Solomon, Gloria is co-founder and associate publisher of Black Meetings & Tourism (BM&T), the exclusive, international TRADE publication that serves as a platform, providing the worldwide Travel Industry with a connection and insight to and about the $119 Billion African-American Market segment.

Often referred to as “the Bible of African-American Travel,” BM&T continues to serve as a widely recognized advocate for inclusion, diversity and equity, and has distinguished itself as the publication of choice for African-Americans professionals in the Travel Industry.

Gloria is an avid lover of flowers, plants and people (not necessarily in that order. She has the distinction of having attained the level of “Sensei” (teacher) in the art of Ikebana (Japanese Flower Arrangement) with over 17 years of training in this specialized area of floral design.  Gloria was a member of  the  first graduating class of the innovative Burklyn Accelerated Business School in Vermont;

She holds a B.S. degree from the University of California, Long Beach and a Master of Science degree from the University of Southern California. Among the numerous honors Gloria & Solomon have received is the 2020 Destinations International Pioneer Award.

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