(19 November 2014) Kevin Regan, director of corporate and incentive sales for Silversea Cruises, was elected chair of the Hospitality Partner Advisory Council (HPAC) at the Financial and Insurance Conference Planners (FICP) Annual Conference held in Hawaii this month.
“This is an extraordinary opportunity,” said Regan. “I look forward to supporting the vision of the FICP board of directors in further growing the association and making more meaningful connections for the hospitality industry partners with these valued meeting planners and their management.”
FICP provides access to education, experience and resources targeting the needs of financial services and insurance meeting planners from across North America. HPAC represents suppliers who partner with FICP, and provides advice and guidance to FICP’s board of directors on issues related to the hospitality industry.
About Silversea Cruises
Silversea Cruises, which is chaired by Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio,is recognised as an innovator in the ultra-luxury cruise line industry, offering guests large-ship amenities aboard its intimate, all-suite vessels: Silver Cloud, Silver Wind, Silver Shadow, Silver Whisper and Silver Spirit – all designed to offer an atmosphere of conviviality and casual elegance. With the inclusion of the expedition ships Silver Explorer, Silver Galapagos, and Silver Discoverer, Silversea Cruises’ itineraries encompass all seven continents and feature worldwide luxury cruises to the Mediterranean, Caribbean, both polar regions and over 800 fascinating destinations in between.
In the US, Silversea has been voted “World’s Best” by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler (nine times) and Travel + Leisure (seven times), and awarded “Best Luxury Cruise” by TravelChannel.com (2014) and “Best Small Ship Cruise Line” by Global Traveler (2014). International awards include “Five Star Diamond Award” from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences (2013); “Best Small Ship Cruise Line” in the Readers’ Choice survey conducted by Britain’s Condé Nast Traveller magazine (2014); “Best Expedition Cruise Ship” by Australia’s Cruise Passenger magazine (2013); “Best Small Luxury Cruise Line” by China’s Travel + Leisure (2013); and “Star Luxury Cruise Company” according to U.K.’s Travel Bulletin (2013).
SOURCE: Silversea Cruises