Springmann joins Port of Seattle

Linda Springmann (pictured) has been appointed as the new Director, Cruise and Maritime Marketing for the Port of Seattle (Wash). She brings more than 25 years of cruise industry experience to the position, as she joins from Holland America Line (HAL) where she served as Vice [Read more...]

2022-04-28T13:22:39+00:00 April 28th, 2022|Appointments|

Gleaves steps up at Cunard

Cunard, part of the Carnival Group, has appointed Matt Gleaves as Vice President, Commercial - North America and Australasia. His new role is to lead the company’s growth across the region, as capacity increases across the fleet by more than 40%. Gleaves has worked for [Read more...]

2022-04-28T13:20:08+00:00 April 28th, 2022|Appointments|

Ruiz joins American Queen Voyages

American Queen Voyages (AQV) has appointed Isis Ruiz (pictured) as CCO. She will be responsible for developing and implementing AQV’s overall sales and marketing strategy, including brand positioning, advertising, public relations, partnership marketing and more. She will also be responsible for overseeing the entire sales [Read more...]

2022-04-28T13:09:38+00:00 April 28th, 2022|Appointments|

Witt is Hatecke’s new Managing Director

Mandus Witt has been appointed Managing Director of life saving equipment manufacturer, Hatecke GmbH effective 1st April. With his commercial background, he will set his priority as on finance, IT, HR and procurement commercial departments. Witt (pictured) will complement Peter Hatecke within the management of [Read more...]

2022-04-13T20:15:57+00:00 April 13th, 2022|Appointments|

Paul Gauguin Cruises sales team expands

French Polynesian cruise company, ‘Paul Gaugin Cruises’, has appointed former Crystal Cruises’ sales person, Susan Robison as General Manager, Sales and Marketing. In addition, Liz Coleman has been promoted to Vice President of Sales. Robison will head up the North American sales and marketing teams [Read more...]

2022-04-13T20:14:01+00:00 April 13th, 2022|Appointments|

Del Rio Jr returns to Oceania

Oceania Cruises has appointed Frank Del Rio Jr as Chief Sales & Marketing Officer. Del Rio will be responsible for all sales and marketing activities worldwide and lead the teams based in the brand's offices in Miami, Southampton, Sydney, and Sao Paulo. This marks Del Rio's return to the company, where he was [Read more...]

2022-03-26T14:46:47+00:00 March 26th, 2022|Appointments|

Princess boosts senior sales team

Princess Cruises has enhanced its sales and service operation with the addition of two cruise travel trade executives. Cal Almaguer (pictured), a 38-year veteran of the cruise and travel industry, has joined in the new role of Senior Vice President, Sales and Service Strategy and [Read more...]

2022-03-26T14:40:27+00:00 March 26th, 2022|Appointments|