Launches New Webinar Series

Offering an inside view of the market forces effecting today's travel industry, is debuting a new webinar series, A View From The Top, featuring high-ranking executives of's preferred suppliers.

The first session is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Friday March 28, and will feature Vicki Freed, senior vice president, sales and trade support and services, Royal Caribbean International.

"Our distance learning programs have proven to be a huge hit by providing agents with opportunities to develop successful day-to-day sales strategies without having to leave their offices," said Steve Tracas, president and CEO of "With key executives from our top suppliers offering an insider's perspective on trends and issues driving their marketing and product development strategies, the new series will place our members in a unique position to align their own marketing approach and maximize their profitability."

Other executives scheduled include: Bill Smith, senior vice president, sales and marketing, Crystal Cruises; Scott Nisbit, senior vice president and chief operating officer, Globus Family of Brands; Dan Hanrahan, president of Celebrity Cruises and Azamara Cruises; Terri Burke, vice president, industry relations, Norwegian Cruise Line; and Paul Allen, vice president of sales for Holland America. members will have the chance to submit questions to the participants in advance. For more information and to register, visit's Agent Advancement Center at (GD)

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