Fain and Urban Speak at Vacation.com

Richard Fain, chairman and CEO of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., and Kay Urban, president and CEO of Amadeus Americas, will provide keynote addresses before a record-number of attendees during two General Sessions at Vacation.com’s 12th International Conference & Trade Show. The event will be held at the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort & Convention Center from June 27 - July 1.

“Richard and Kay are two accomplished and respected veterans who will provide the kind of unique insights and industry knowledge that our agent members will be able to use to advance their own agencies,” said Lauraday Kelley, Vacation.com’s vice president of conference and corporate communications.

Bolstering the keynote addresses will be three Power Speakers, who have become popular highlights of recent Conferences. The Orlando collection of Power Speakers includes Nolan Burris, president of Visionistics Enterprises; Geoff Stewart, senior manager of Vacation.com’s training and member development; and Stuart Cohen, president and coach of Exclamation Points, Inc., a professional business coaching company.

Additional elements of this year’s schedule include 150 plus hours of classes and evening events at Universal Orlando and CityWalk, including complimentary admission to the Park and private receptions at CityWalk. Also included is Pointe Orlando, a shopping and dining venue providing a sampling from local restaurants and a drawing for a shopping spree. Special entertainment from Royal Caribbean International includes: BIG SHOT, The Ultimate Billy Joel Experience!

Vacation.com members should visit www.conference.joinvacation.com to register for the 12th International Conference & Trade Show. All other agents should visit www.JoinVacation.com. Agents can also try the Benefits Calculator to discover the financial value of Vacation.com membership.


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