New Cruise Appointments Made
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: NCLH), a leading global cruise company which operates Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises (OCI) and Regent Seven Seas Cruises (RSSC), has today announced the appointment of travel industry veterans, Gillian Seller and Trevor Thwaites as part of its burgeoning AUNZ Executive Team.
Gillian and Trevor both joined the company in September. Gillian has been appointed to the newly created role of Director of Sales, Australia and New Zealand at RSSC, where she will be reporting to Lisa Pile, Vice President, General Manager Australia and New Zealand at RSSC. Trevor has been appointed to the newly created role of Director of Sales, Australia and New Zealand at Oceania Cruises, where he will be reporting to Jason Worth, Vice President, General Manager Australia and New Zealand at Oceania Cruises.
Gillian brings with her over 30 years experience in the luxury hotel and travel industry and in her new role, will steer the Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ team of regional BDM’s and act as key contact for the brand’s network of valued travel partners. Gillian previously worked for Accor, where she was Director of Luxury Sales for the Pacific Region.
Trevor brings with him over a decade of sales experience – including over 10 years in the cruise industry – and similarly to Gillian, he will be working in close collaboration with Oceania Cruises’ team of regional BDM’s and valued travel partners to drive future growth. Trevor previously worked at Princess Cruises, where he was a National Sales Manager.
“We’re delighted to welcome both Gillian and Trevor to the Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings team at such an exciting time for the company,” said Mr. Steve Odell, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Asia Pacific at Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings.
“With 2019 already proving to be our strongest year yet, these new appointments will ensure that we can meet the increasing demand head on. 2020 is going to be a monumental year for NCLH – with 11 of our ships sailing in the APAC region – so we are excited to have Gillian and Trevor join us during a time where we are seeing such exceptional growth both locally and on the international stage,” he added.
Commenting on her appointment, Ms. Seller said – “I am so thrilled to be joining Regent Seven Seas Cruises at such an exciting time for the brand. I’m looking forward to applying my years of luxury travel experience to my new role, where I’ll be working closely with both my colleagues and our Australian and New Zealand travel partners.”
Mr. Thwaites said – “I am delighted to be appointed to this new role with Oceania Cruises during a growth period for the brand – with its OceaniaNEXT initiative well underway. I’m looking forward to meeting with our valued trade partners and working alongside our well-established team on this award-winning boutique product.”
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