Mr. Scoringe was named in the Top 25 in Travel Agent Magazine for 100 Rising Stars of the Industry.
SNOHOMISH, WA, November 15, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Tony Scoringe has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Upon graduating with a diploma from St. Mary's Christian Brother's College, Mr. Scoringe earned an associate degree equivalent in business and marketing from the University of Southern Queensland. During the early 1990s, he began in the field as a vacations supervisor for Alaska Airlines, where he oversaw annual package sales and maintained responsibility for emerging market development of wholesale travel products to Mexico, Canada and Southern California and the Bay Area. Additionally, he served as co-owner and vice president of sales and marketing for Hot Shot Productions Inc., where he received the world's highest awards in the industry: two Telly Awards and an award for Best Producer.
Over the years, Mr. Scoringe has gained valuable expertise in the field as head of digital marketing and new product development for Sunmakers, director of marketing and product development for Global Leisure Travel, Inc., co-founder, president and vice president of travel operations for Travel2Events.com, director of marketing for Windstar Cruises, director of global marketing for The Travel Corporation, and as director of sales and marketing for Aramark Parks and Destinations, Alaska.
Drawing on his considerable knowledge, Mr. Scoringe excels today as an advisory board member for Grant Hotel Hospitality Institute, where he helps them merge major educational institutions in Waco, Texas with real-world practical experiences, internships and the Grant Hotel commercial enterprise. Since 2011, he has also worked as president and chief strategy officer for Scoringe Marketing Group LLC through which he leads special projects to help business units define their needs and technology strategies. Throughout his career, he has worked with a variety of companies, including Trafalgar Tours, Brendan Vacations, Vaya Sojourns, Tourism Walla Walla, Global Voyages Group, Sea Voyager Expeditions, Lake Stevens Rowing Club and Craters of The Moon Advertising.
Driven to stay abreast of changes in the field, Mr. Scoringe earned a certificate in artificial intelligence and machine learning through the University of Helsinki in 2020. Outside of his work, he participated in Watch D.O.G.S. as a Top Dog. In order to remain current in the field, he was named in the Top 25 in Travel Agent Magazine for 100 Rising Stars of the Industry, earned two Top 100 Marketing Professionals in North America through Harvard Business Review Who's Who Magazine and has been a championship Master and regatta director for U.S. Rowing since 2005. Although his career has been filled with highlights, he is most proud of taking Windstar Cruises back to Tahiti after a long absence in Polynesia. Looking ahead, Mr. Scoringe sees himself traveling between the United States and Australia and eventually living in New Zealand on the lands of his native Maori tribe, Ngāi Tahu. His paternal great grandmother was the daughter of a tribal chief, and inherited property in the area. He wants to help the tribe manage the lands using indigenous land management techniques. Since he has a very large investment in a tourism business on the South Island, he likewise hopes to work with his native corporation family members to grow the tourism ventures.
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