Delta Executive For Caribbean State Of The Industry Conference

News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Fri. Aug. 24, 2013: Delta Airlines’ general manager for international network planning and scheduling for the Caribbean and Latin America, Christine Kennedy, is among the speakers already booked for the region’s premier tourism State of The Industry Conference.

Kennedy will join a panel entitled, “Fasten your Seatbelts!” at the October 15-18 conference from the Caribbean Tourism Organization in Martinique, French West Indies.

She is slated to explain the route planning process and what influences the airline’s decisions when it considers flying into new destinations, when she addresses delegates on the opening day of the conference.

“As a representative of Delta’s Latin American and Caribbean network planning team, I look forward to participating on the panel in October and providing insight regarding the route planning process,” said Kennedy. “My presentation will discuss what factors drive Delta’s decisions to implement new service and what a destination can do to positively influence that outcome.”

Delta operates an extensive US and international network, serving all continents except Antarctica. The airline and its subsidiaries operate over 5,000 flights every day and transport over 160 million passengers a year.

The State of the Industry conference 2013 is organized by the CTO in collaboration with the Martinique Tourism Authority and will be presented under the theme: “Perfecting the Experience. Delivering Authenticity.”

The annual conference brings together decision-makers from the public and private sectors, academics, government officials, hoteliers, travel professionals and journalists from the region and around the world.

For more information on how to register or to learn more about the conference, visit