Budget Travel announced four new hires, including two in its digital sector.
Lisa Schneider joined the USA-Arthur Frommer publication as digital general manager, where she will oversee development and management of Budgettravel.com, Girlfriend Getaways, mobile apps, and e-reader products. She had been general manager of Bridal Guide Magazine‘s Web site.
Staying within the travel arena, Laura Michonski left her post as editor-in-chief at AOL Travel to join Budget Travel as deputy online editor. She has also worked with Sherman’s Travel Media, Condé Nast’s Concierge.com, InTrust Global Investments, First for Women magazine, and France’s tourism department.
On the non-digital side, former Fortune Magazine design director Robert Perino came aboard as art director, and Angelo Lombardo rejoined Budget Travel as New York account executive after working in the Los Angeles office, and then becoming AmericanGreetings.com’s Internet sales account executive.