Professor of Travel, West Los Angeles College
Marc Mancini is one of the travel industry's best-known speakers, educators and consultants. It's estimated that over 300,000 travel professionals worldwide have benefited from training programs that he has designed or delivered.
He and his firm's associates are the creative force behind two of the largest and most highly praised certification programs in travel: those of CLIA and Marriott. Dr. Mancini’s client list includes some of the most prestigious companies in the business, including Norwegian Cruise Line, Seabourn, AAA, Holland America Line, Trafalgar, American Express, Carlson Wagonlit, Lufthansa, and Pleasant Holidays.
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, Hawaii, Los Angeles, the Caribbean, Scandinavia, the Bahamas, Canada and Switzerland. He has authored or produced 12 books, 29 videos, 27 websites and over two hundred articles. His works have been syndicated by both the Los Angeles Times and Prodigy.
Currently a Professor of Travel at West Los Angeles College, Dr. Mancini has appeared on CNN, ABC's Good Morning America and Showtime. He was named "Educator of the Year" by the International Society of Travel and Tourism Educators.