.travel invited as featured participants at the Travel Leisure Conference November 15-17, 2008. The 25th Annual Travel Leisure Conference is projected to see record turnouts with over eight hundred travel agents and hundreds of the travel industry’s top executives. Held at the Miami Hyatt Regency, the largest and longest running Travel Trade event presents various educational seminars, workshops, cruise ship inspections, and networking opportunities.
Travel Trade invited the President and CEO of .travel, Edward A. Cespedes, as one of speakers for the technology panel. Taking place Saturday, November 15 at 4:15pm, Cespedes will stress the need to be found on the Internet and how to compete in a world of millions of other travel websites.
As a focal point of the global travel industry, Responsible Tourism will be one of the major workshops and is expected to have high attendance as well as key industry panelists, including .travel. The Responsible Tourism Workshop on Sunday, November 16 from 5:15pm-6:15pm will be a discussion moderated by Jose Luis Cabada, Sr. Vice President of Sunny Land Tours. Invited to participate by Travel Trade and Cabada, Heidi Siefkas-Cassemiro, Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations of .travel, will join other industry representatives in this ever apparent key issue.