Lynn Clark has been named the new vice president, travel agency sales and national accounts for Walt Disney Parks & Resorts. The role is similar to the one vacated by Craig Parsons, Disney's former vice president of travel industry sales.
In this role, Clark will lead Disney’s Travel Agency Sales and National Accounts teams. These teams are responsible for revenue production from U.S.-based travel agencies and national accounts for the division’s domestic products, including Walt Disney World Resort, Disney Cruise Line, Disneyland Resort, Aulani and Adventures by Disney. Clark will report directly to Kenneth Svendsen, senior vice president, global sales, and president, Walt Disney Travel Company.
Clark’s most recent role was director, destination sales, online travel agents, and wholesale, supporting Disney’s domestic theme parks, Aulani, and Disney Cruise Line. A travel industry veteran, Clark represents the Disneyland Resort as a member of the California Travel board of directors and the Orange County Visitors Association board of directors.
Prior to this role, she served as director of global sales at the Disneyland Resort from 2005 through 2010. In this role she led teams in the key sales areas of domestic and international wholesale, destination sales, on-line travel agents, retail, corporate ticket, military and youth group sales.
Before this, Clark was the sales division's travel industry and hotel product director, where she worked with Walt Disney World counterparts to implement retail travel channel initiatives for Walt Disney Travel Company and Disney Cruise Line while also developing off-site hotel product for Walt Disney Travel Company California. As manager, national accounts, Clark oversaw the travel agency national account relationships supporting Disneyland, Walt Disney World and Disney Cruise Line.
Clark has worked for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts since 1996. She was a member of the Disney Cruise Line opening team, joining the company as a district sales manager in Southern California.
Prior to joining The Walt Disney Company, Clark worked for Royal Cruise Line as an onboard passenger service representative and district sales manager.