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Dr. Pedro A. Rubio CTC, MCC, DS


Profile

I have personally traveled to over 90 countries and cruised on most major cruise lines. Highlights of these trips include the Orient Express, Hot Air Ballooning in Kenya, The Queen’s Box at Royal Ascot, Indianapolis 500, Palace on Wheels in India, Royal Tournament in London, Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Photographic Safari in Kenya and flying the Concorde several times, transatlantic cruises and cruised around Cape Horn and Panama, among many others.

Experience

Travel Counselor, Protravel International, The Woodlands, Texas — 2008-current
Travel Counselor, Kingwood Travel; Kingwood, Texas — 1996-2008

Education

Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico 1962-1967
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 1970-1976


Accreditations

Accredited Space Agent — Virgin Galactic, 2007 - 2013
Virtuoso — Virtuoso Accreditation, 2003
The Travel Institute — Certified Travel Counselor, 2003
Institute of Certified Travel Agents — Certified Travel Associate, 2003
Cruise Lines International Association — Master Cruise Counselor, 2000
Cruise Lines International Association — Accredited Cruise Counselor, 2000
University of Miami — CLIA Institute, 1999


Specializations

Mexico Specialist —The Mexico Tourism Board, 2008
Cunard Commodore —Cunard Academy, 2008
Expert Level —Royal Caribbean International, 2008
Ambassador — Wynn Las Vegas, 2008
Niche Cruise Specialist — Niche Cruise Marketing Academy, 2007
Certified Sandals Specialist – Sandals & Beaches Resorts, 2006
Silversea Cruises Specialist – Travel Agent University, 2006
Fairmont Famous – Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, 2006
NCL Specialist Plus – Norwegian Cruise Line, 2006
Austria Expert – Austrian Tourist Office, 2005
Vegas Certified Travel Agent – Las Vegas Convention and Visitor Authority, 2005
Preferred SCOTSagent – Visit Scotland, the National Tourist Office for Scotland, 2005
Official Cancun Counselor, Cancun Convention & Visitors Bureau Program, 2005
Royal Caribbean Certified Cruise Professional – Royal Caribbean International, 2004
Princess Expert — Princess Cruise Line, 2000
Mexico Specialist —The Mexico Tourism Board, 1999
Hotel Sales Specialist — Marriott Hotels, 1999