|Marc Mancini is perhaps the travel industry’s best-known speaker, educator and consultant. It’s estimated that over 300,000 travel professionals worldwide have benefited from training programs that he has designed or delivered.Dr. Mancini’s client list includes some of the most prestigious companies in our business, including AAA, Holland America Line, American Express, Lufthansa and Pleasant Holidays. He and his firm’s associates helped design Marriott’s Hotel Excellence!, the HVCB’s Ke Kula O Hawaii and NCL U. While with CLIA, he was the creative force behind nearly 100 seminars, videos and online courses.
Dr. Mancini has designed or given seminars for virtually every travel association, including the Travel Institute, ASTA, ARTA, PATA, NTA, the NBTA and SITE, as well as for the tourist offices of France, Los Angeles, the Caribbean, Scandinavia, The Bahamas, Canada and Switzerland. He has authored or produced 12 books, 32 videos, 27 online courses and over three hundred articles. His works have been syndicated by both the Los Angeles Times and Prodigy.
Currently an Adjunct Professor at West Los Angeles College , Dr. Mancini has appeared on CNN, ABC’s Good Morning America, The Travel Channel and Showtime. He was named “Educator of the Year” by the International Society of Travel and Tourism Educators and, in 2010, received SoCal ASTA’s Diamond Award, given to those Southern Californians who have most contributed to the success of travel and tourism during the past 75 years.