An autographed copy
of Mike's book for the Czech
Republic Prime Minister
Jiri Paroubek in Prague.
With Colin Powell at
the ASTA World Travel Congress
With Past President
George H. W. Bush in Lisbon at the ASTA World
Chatting with the Prime
Minister of UK Tony Blair
Margaret Thatcher in her suite at the
Carlisle Hotel, New York City.
Tourism discussion with
King Abdullah II of Jordan
NYC after the 9/11
tragedy with Barbara
Bush at ASTA World Travel Congress
Following a speaking
engagement for Mexico on Tourism, Mike Spinelli and Jane
Coakley attend a reception with President of
Mexico Ernesto Zedillo.
the Chairman of the China National Tourist
World Travel Leaders
Summit with the Prime Minister of UK
American Tourism Society seminar for the Baltic
States in Gdansk.
Founding board member:
Enterprise Bank and Trust
Helmsmen Award at ITB
Tourism Award at ITB
in Rhode Island
conducting a seminar on Tourism to Italy for
the University of Perugia at Assisi, Mike meets with the
University President, Magnifico Rettore Dr. Giuseppe
pauses in Athens prior to their lighting
the candle to be lit to commence the Special
Olympics to be held in Toronto.
Michael A. Spinelli,
With 45 years experience in selling travel,
he was chosen in 1995 & 1998 by
Tour and Travel Magazine as one of the
25 Most Influential
in the World Travel Industry.
"Tourism: The Engine of Prosperity"
His Business: Global Tourism Solutions
|Michael A. Spinelli founded
ACTION 6 in 1976 with 141 travel agents, who paid their fees
before the company had one solitary supplier. |
the company had 2,400 travel
agencies on it's roster.
|In 2001 the company was
acquired by Amadeus owned Vacation.com creating the largest
consortium of travel agents in North America whose members
independent production exceeds |
$25,000,000,000. Sales and Marketing continually
directs efforts to move these sales towards a select list of
preferred suppliers. All offices are independently owned and
Amadeus is the largest
travel agency reservations service in the world. The
technology available to Vacation.com is endless and will be
channeled towards sales and data base
||Spinelli founded Merrimac Travel
Service, Inc., a travel agency specializing in cruises,
tours and groups, doing its own tour operating.
||Spinelli founded ACTION
||He is a travel writer and a frequent
speaker at trade gatherings.|
||Past president of the Lowell, MA
||Past president Lowell, MA Civic
||Past vice president of the Lowell
||Founder and a Director of
Enterprise Bank and Trust Company in Lowell, MA. The bank
now has fifteen (15) branches.
He is presently clerk of the corporation.|
||Subsequent to the sale of ACTION 6 to
be merged into VACATION.com, he was appointed Chairman
||Assisted in the founding of www.timkatec.org, which is the website of Timkatec, an orphanage in Petionville, Haiti. The site raised the funds to build a new technical school for the children. He and Patrick O'Shea continue contributing and raising funds for this needy cause.
||Appointed assistant to the chair of "The Haitian League"
||Graduate of Northeastern University -
Bachelor of Science degree in Business
Administration - Accounting.|
||Distinguished Military Graduate from
Northeastern University. |
Commissioned in the
United States Army.
Served in Germany
and was honorably discharged as a 1st Lieutenant on completion of his
|1998 - 1995
||Chosen by Tour and
Travel Magazine as one of the 25 most influential travel
executives in the World travel industry.|
||Access to Freedom
Award from the Society for the Advancement of
Travel for the Handicapped.|
||Travel Person of
the Year Award from Travel Agent
||Travel Agent of
the Year Award from Travel Trade
World Travel Market Global Award.|
Service Award to the travel industry, honored by the
director of Massachusetts Port Authority.|
||A Winner of
the American Express Essay Contest on
Service Award for producing |
||NOAH award, distinguishing him as|
The Travel Agent Mentor of the
Award of Petra.|
||Received the Golden
Helmsmen of Tourism International
"The spiritual man need not be a
recluse, that union with the divine Life may be achieved and
maintained in the midst of worldly affairs, that the obstacles to
that union lie not outside us but within us."
© 2010 - Mike Spinelli. All
Rye Beach, NH 03871