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, Cruise Industry, Hotels, Resorts, Lodging 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

Additional Information

Extensive travel and tourism industry business and operating experience in tour operating, travel agencies, cruise, hotels, airlines and hospitality. Graduate of Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel and Hospitality Management. Successful ownership and operating of 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. CTIE (Certified Travel Industry Executive) designation. Actively engaged in business and travel management and technology consulting to travel agencies, tour operators, cruise lines, airlines, hotel and hospitality companies, destinations; 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.