MIAMI, FL (July 6, 2105) – Azamara, the upmarket cruise line known for longer stays and more overnights in port, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Regan to Global Director, Charter & Incentives. Regan brings more than 25 years of experience in the corporate sales industry to his new position.
“Azamara is thrilled to welcome Kevin to our team of distinguished professionals,” said Ellen Bettridge, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Azamara. “His rich experience, contacts and proven track record of delivering strong results made him the ideal candidate for this position and we look forward to having him spearhead growth for our company’s charter business and beyond.”
In his new role, Regan will sell full ship charters, as well as corporate and incentive group packages. Working alongside Ellen Bettridge, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Azamara, he will develop new business relationships for the line and continue to enhance offerings with existing clients.
“I am excited to be a part of a leading charter and incentives program,” states Kevin Regan, Global Director, Charter & Incentives at Azamara. “Having experience in and outside the cruise industry will allow me to bring a new perspective to Azamara’s innovative culture. And, as a company that visits more than 460 destinations a year, I look forward to working with clients from around the globe.”
Regan joins Azamara from Silversea Cruises where he served as Director of Corporate and Incentive Sales. Prior to joining Silversea, Regan held positions at American Express, Maritz Travel Company and Cunard Lines. Regan holds an MBA from St. Louis University and did his undergraduate studies at Iona College.
For more information, travelers can call their travel professional, dial 1-877-999-9553, or visit www.AzamaraClubCruises.com. Connect with Azamara on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AzamaraClubCruises, on Twitter @AzamaraVoyages or follow President and CEO @LarryPimentel. Travel agent professionals can access more information and make reservations at www.CruisingPower.com.
Azamara is a brand of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE/OSX: RCL), a global cruise vacation company that also owns Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Pullmantur, and CDF Croisières de France, as well as TUI Cruises through a 50 percent joint venture. Together, the six brands operate a combined total of 41 ships with four under construction. They operate diverse itineraries around the world that call on approximately 460 destinations on all seven continents. www.AzamaraClubCruises.com.