Michael F Stone, CPCU, CTIE Expert Witness

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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Travel & Tourism

Specialty Focus: Travel Industry, Tourism Industry, Tour Operating, Tour Operator, Tour Operations, Travel Agency, Travel Agent, Travel Contracts, Cruise Industry, Professional Standard of Conduct, Supplier Contracting

Education: BS Hotel and Hospitality Management, Cornell University; CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter), The Institutes; CTIE (Certified Travel Industry Executive), The Travel Institute

Years in Practice: 30

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Extensive travel and tourism industry experience in tour operating, travel agencies, cruise, hotel, airlines and hospitality industry. Graduate of Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel and Hospitality Management. Successfully owned, operated a large multi-location travel and cruise agency business; CEO and President of one of the largest tour operating businesses in the US; Established a major new tour operating business for an international tour operating company; Successfully started and led two travel industry software development and technology companies focused on travel management tour operating, travel agency management, hotels and online booking. Earned CTIE (Certified Travel Industry Executive) designation. Actively engaged in providing business and travel management and technology consulting to the travel industry, including travel agencies, tour operators, hospitality companies, destinations, online travel; and a variety of other travel and tourism and related businesses. Additional experience in property and casualty insurance, including Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation.