Celestyal Cruises has appointed Janet Parton as Vice President of Business Development – UK, Europe and Australia.
She has spent more than 20 years in the travel industry working across a number of sectors including cruise, tour operating and retail.
Parton (pictured) currently chairs the CLIA Specialist Cruise Committee and was previously with Cosmos and Avalon Waterways, Before that, she was head of sales UK and ROI for MSC Cruises.
In her new role, Parton’s primary focus will be on developing and executing the strategic business development plan for her designated region of responsibility and position and build the UK, European and Australian distribution to support the business.
Lee Haslett, Celestyal’s CCO, said: “I am delighted to welcome Janet to Celestyal and am confident that her strong business development and leadership skills, along with a keen commercial sense and a proven track record of leading and motivating high performing teams in the travel sector, will prove invaluable as we continue to broaden our presence in key markets.”
Parton added: “Celestyal is a company with huge ambition and I’m relishing the opportunity to help them achieve their objectives of increasing their presence in key international markets.”