NEW YORK—Joan Brower and Joan Bloom, both experts in the travel and tourism sector who recently led the travel and lifestyle group at M Booth Associates, have joined The Dilenschneider Group as principals. Both s worked closely with DGI chief executive Robert Dilenschneider when he served as CEO of Hill & Knowlton before launching his present company.
Brower and Bloom served from 2001 to the present as co-directors of the travel and lifestyle group at M Booth. They joined the firm from Hill & Knowlton where, for many years, they managed the travel and leisure specialty group. Brower also directed the travel practice at GCI Group, and previously, the two were members of the media: Bloom as a radio broadcaster reporting on travel, food and wine, and Brower as an editor of Signature, the monthly Diners Club publications that reported trends in dining, travel and the arts.