ON THE COVER
Power List 2007
6 Kerzner, MGM Mirage ink Vegas deal
9 Expedia to repurchase some stock
52 Morocco opts for quality over quantity
57 Caribbean marketing unit ‘ready to go’
66 Japan: We’re not strictly business
4 Travel Confidential 4 Friends & Colleagues
4 In the Hot Seat: Zoom Airlines’ Hugh Boyle
Meetings & Greetings
6 News Briefs 51 Legal Briefs
12 From the Window Seat 68 Travel Product News
12 Numbers 72 Opinion
16 T W Portfolio 76 What’s New, What’s Hot
1) Crystal Cruises’ 17th Annual Awards Gala was
held this year onboard the Crystal Symphony to
reward the line’s top agents in 2006. The Cruise
Professionals of Mississauga, Ontario, took the
ceremony’s award for Top Producer. From left: Eric
Graves, Crystal’s vice president of field and group
sales; Bill Smith, Crystal’s senior vice president of
sales and marketing; Brad Tully, Aida Vincelli and
Mary Jean Tully of the Cruise Professionals; and
Gregg Michel, president of Crystal.
2) On the deck of the Crystal Symphony were Eric
Maryanov of All-Travel, Michelle Morgan of Signature Travel Network and Crystal’s Bill Smith.
3) Emirates sponsored the Fly Emirates Foresta
race at the 2007 Belmont Stakes in New York in
June. At the races were Nigel Page, Emirates senior
vice president of commercial operations, top; Terry
Mascarenhas from Up and Away Travel; his wife;
and Emirates cabin crew members.
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