Thank you for being part of Seabourn's 2019 Partner Appreciation Event in March.
It truly was a tremendous team effort that has made a significant impact in growing our business and yours while keeping Seabourn on top of the minds of travelers around the world.
Here are just some of the highlights from the many events held by our Global Sales Team in appreciation of YOU, our valued and amazing Travel Partners.
Talking Expedition in Scottsdale, Arizona
Cathy Heriot, Key Account Manager & Rory Martin, Deputy Director of Expedition Operations presenting to 50 travel advisors about the upcoming launch of Seabourn’s ultra-luxury expedition ships at Tommy Bahama’s Restaurant in Scottsdale, AZ.
Virtuoso Night, Brisbane, Australia
A great night was had with Virtuoso in Brisbane, Australia. They loved the presentation and learning a bit more about the future of Seabourn and our expedition ships. Standing: Anthony Cooper (Seabourn), Duncan (Cruiseaway), Melinda (Gregor & Lewis), Elizabeth (The Cruise Centre), Vanessa (MTA), Melanie & Carol (Orbit Travel), Ian (MTA) Sitting: Margret (MTA), Christine Oliver (Seabourn) & Mel (Gregor & Lewis).
Chris Austin and Team at ITB Berlin, Germany
Seabourn Team at ITB Berlin, the largest tourism fair in the world. From left to right: Lisa Wolfmeier, Brand Specialist HAL; Daniel Zink, Sales Representative Germany, Switzerland & Austria HAL & Seabourn; Nico Bleichrodt, Managing Director Sales & Marketing – Continental Europe; Marjolein van der Baan, Brand Specialist Seabourn; Francisco Sanchez, National Account Manager Germany, Switzerland & Austria HAL & Seabourn; Sascha Glasmachers, Business Development Representative Germany, Switzerland & Austria; Chris Austin, SVP Global Marketing & Sales.
Mimosas with Tom, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Tom Steer, BDM held a Seabourn Breakfast Seminar at the Guildford Golf and Country Club in sunny Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. It was a great session – 35 travel advisors joined him for mimosas and loved learning about the new expedition vessels.
UK's First Expedition Forum, London, UK
Seabourn was delighted to participate in the first ever CLIA Expedition Cruise Forum with Travel Weekly and The Telegraph, in association with Deloitte, which took place at the Deloitte Auditorium, in the city of London on Thursday 28th March 2019.
Robin West, Seabourn's Senior Vice President of Expedition planning was one of the keynote speakers at the event, which was attended by over 100 travel partners. The event also featured a trade sales showcase, enabling Managing Director Lynn Narraway, together with Dani Scannella and Carly Perkins to represent Seabourn for the first time as a key ultra-luxury player in the world of expedition cruising!
Mary Gallo and Virtuoso, New Orleans, Louisiana
Mary Gallo, Key Account Manager meets with Virtuoso travel advisors from across the US at the Virtuoso Travel Week on the Road in New Orleans.
Partner Appreciation Events on Seabourn Encore in New Zealand
Seabourn Encore in New Zealand showed appreciation for our valued travel advisors. On March 1st, four travel advisors sailing onboard were invited to dine at The Grill by Thomas Keller. Seabourn Encore welcomed over 300 travel advisors onboard during the month of March, with eleven ports of call in New Zealand and Australia selected to host these day visitors for a guided tour of the ship, followed by an exclusive lunch or dinner menu in The Restaurant. L-R Hotel Director Fabrizio Cerutti, Leith Sisson – North Shore Business Travel, Bronwyn Towersey - Cruise World, Seabourn Cruise Sales Specialist Marc Thompson, Kiri Hill – World Travelers Hamilton, Christine Hooper – North Shore Business Travel.
Lunch in Atlanta, Georgia
BDM Alan Baker and Key Account Manager Amy Crutchfield-Smith hosted 30 travel advisors in the Atlanta area for lunch.
MCCM Event, Switzerland
Robin West and Francisco Sanchez at an MCCM event in Switzerland talking about expedition cruising.
Representing Seabourn at Soho House, London, UK
Dani Scanella and Carly Perkins from our UK team hosted travel advisors at Soho House, London.