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      Ed Kastli

      Vice President, International Sales

      Ed Kastli joined EI’s international sales division in November 2009. As EI’s managing director for Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and the Caribbean, Kastli worked to create new international partnerships beyond EI’s original Hospitality Education Partner (HEP) and Global Academic Partner (GAP) model. He expanded EI’s global reach and introduced EI programs and services to a number of international hospitality associations and organizations with a special focus on emerging tourism markets such as Azerbaijan, Georgia, Cyprus, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Jordan, Palestine, Oman, Comoros Islands, while strengthening EI’s presence in important tourism destinations such as China, South Africa,  UAE and Jamaica.

      In his new role as vice president of international sales, Kastli will oversee EI’s international sales team, which includes representatives working with Latin America, Europe, China, and Canada, to sustain EI’s continuous growth and development overseas.  

      Kastli holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from IHEC Carthage in Tunisia and an M.B.A. in Marketing from Montclair State University in New Jersey. He holds Certified Master Hotel Supplier (CMHS) and Certified Guest Service Professional (CGSP®) designations from EI.