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Our Executives

????????????????Marc R. Kassouf, ECC, CTIE, PMP, CGEIT, LS
CEO of Pride Travel Kassouf has sat on two board committees of the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association, traveled to dozens of destinations and sailed on more than 60 cruises. He is a four-time recipient of the WAVE TrendSetter award recognizing excellence and exceptional achievements among travel agencies.

Prior and continuing activity in project management, luxury products & services, hospitality, resort development, vacation real estate, technology and systems, sales and marketing to the gay community, travel journalism, online media editing, finance, governance, business process improvement and corporate executive consulting.


????????????????S. Nathan DePetris, MCC, CTA, LS, DS
In addition to co-owning Pride Travel, DePetris manages all day to day operations as COO, and is an IGLTA Ambassador to the USA. He’s sailed on over four dozen cruises, traveled to almost 40 countries and was awarded a WAVE TrendSetter for Travel Agent Sales Superstar.

Past career highlights include decades of retail and wholesale sales, customer relationship management, marketing, vacation resort sales, product development, B2B & B2C, grass-roots social media campaigning, and online media.


Certification and Accreditation Details
ECC: Elite Cruise Counselor, by Cruise Line Industry Association
CTIE: Certified Travel Industry Executive, by Travel Institute
PMP: Project Management Professional, by Project Management Institute
CGEIT: Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT, by ISACA
MCC: Master Cruise Counselor, by Cruise Line Industry Association
CTA: Certified Travel Advisor, by Travel Institute
LS: Lifestyle Specialist (Gay Travel), by Travel Institute
DS: Destination Specialist, by Travel Institute