September 27, 2023
Ensemble Proclaims Formation Of Member Advisory Council

As a part of its dedication to reinforce communication with members, Ensemble has introduced the formation of a Member Advisory Council.

The council is made up of a choose group of members who will work collectively to offer perception and suggestions on the consortium’s programming and to share greatest practices that may be utilized to the whole Ensemble group.


“We’re very aware that our members have gone by means of quite a few modifications over the previous few years, together with Ensemble’s acquisition final yr,” mentioned Ensemble Government Chairman David Harris. He may also function Chairman of the Member Advisory Council.

“We additionally know that we have now launched many new packages in a comparatively quick time period. And whereas members are enthusiastic about and have embraced these new choices, we at all times need to make sure that we will take the heartbeat of how they’re being obtained and if or the place there are areas the place we will refine them for max utilization and effectiveness,” Harris added.

Ensemble Proclaims Formation Of Member Advisory Council
Laurie Keith – President, Romantic Planet Holidays is among the members of the inaugural Ensemble Member Advisory Council.

The inaugural Member Advisory Council consists of various appointees representing the whole lot from massive host companies to particular person companies. The members are:

James Ferrera – Co-founder and President, InteleTravel

Jeff Oestreich – President, Goldrush Getaways

Laurie Keith – President, Romantic Planet Holidays

Marie-Pier Guilmette – Proprietor, Inspirations Voyage

Nadiya Makarenko – Senior Vice President, Journey Edge Community

Rick Gaudet – President, Fareconnect Journey & Cruise Centre

Ross Spalding – President, Crown Cruise Holidays

Sanjay Goel – President, Cruise Connections

“I’m excited to be a part of this group and stay up for assembly with my fellow members as we work collectively to make sure that Ensemble’s management and membership are at all times sharing perception, suggestions and dealing to attain our shared targets,” mentioned Jeff Oestrich, President of Goldrush Getaways.

“If there’s one factor that I feel we’ve all discovered to understand over the previous couple of years is the worth of having the ability to come collectively and concentrate on mutually shared goals with the intention to transfer ahead in a collaborative and productive manner,” added Rick Gaudet, President, Fareconnect Journey & Cruise Centre.

The group could have its first assembly later this month with plans to talk frequently and meet formally on a quarterly foundation.

The launch of the Member Advisory Council follows on the heels of a number of packages and initiatives which were launched prior to now a number of months. This consists of Ensemble’s new resort and advertising packages, new FAM program, new print and digital publications, new coaching program and new branding together with a collection of annual occasions.