Frank Marini, President of Yankee Leisure Group, Inc. (YLG) - a leading independent and rail tour operator that owns and operates several successful leisure travel brands. He is responsible for the overall strategic direction, operation, growth and performance of all of YLG’s brands, including Yankee Holidays; Amtrak Vacations; Unique Rail Journeys & Railbookers, and overseas offices in Laguna Hills, California; Beverly, Massachusetts; and London, United Kingdom.
Prior to joining Yankee Leisure Group, Mr. Marini served as President of Contiki Holidays USA (A Division of The Travel Corporation). He has also held a number of positions at Collette Vacations, including Vice President of Sales; West Coast Regional Manager; and International Sales Manager, where he oversaw all sales within Collette’s UK, Canadian and Australian offices.
Mr. Marini has been nominated as a leading executive in OC Metro Magazine’s “Top 40 under 40”, and he was an honoree of the annual “Top 40 Under Forty” competition by Providence Business News, that recognizes the next generation of business community leaders. Most recently, at the Travvy awards he was awarded Rail Executive of the Year 2016. Frank has also served on the Board of Directors for the Pawtucket YMCA, Rhode Island Chapter of the American Heart Association, and the Boys & Girls Club in Anaheim, CA.
Mr. Marini is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island