TTIA’s 2017 Rising Star Award Recipient
Presented by Southwest Airlines
TTIA is proud to present the 2017 Rising Star Award to Ryan Callison, Director of Marketing & Communications at Visit Frisco.
The Rising Star Award Presented by Southwest Airlines is awarded to a young professional in the Texas travel & tourism industry who is recognized for their accomplishments, demonstrated leadership, and commitment to the industry and TTIA.
“On behalf of TTIA’s members and Southwest Airlines, I am pleased to recognize Ryan as a Rising Star in the Texas travel and tourism industry,” said David Teel, President & CEO. “His passion for his profession is extraordinary. He is respected among his peers and has made a positive impact on the cities he has served. Ryan is a natural leader and has done great work for TTIA, including serving as vice chair of the TTIA Strike Force Committee, empowering young professionals to donate to the TravelPAC.”
Ryan is no stranger to the tourism industry. With 10 years of experience in destination marketing, his passion for the tourism and hospitality industry, love of graphic design, videography and communications keep him energized and ready to promote the city of Frisco everyday. In his spare time, you can find him behind a camera, golfing snowboarding or visiting his favorite place in the world, Iceland. Traveling is in his blood and he is always looking for a new adventure!