Royal Caribbean, has today announced two new appointments to its UK and Ireland (UK&I) sales team. Adam Sharp will join the Royal Caribbean UK&I sales senior leadership team having been promoted into the role of Head of Cruise Specialists, reporting directly into Ben Bouldin, Sales Director for UK&I. Joanna Guest will be joining the UK sales team, assuming the role of Regional Sales Manager (RSM) for the South West of England. Both commence their new roles at the end of September.
Adam has a wealth of industry and brand knowledge having already spent five years with Royal Caribbean International as Head of Port Operations & Guest Port Services, EMEA, and prior to this at Carnival Corporation. Reporting directly into Adam will be David Hearn, Strategic Account Manager for Tour Operators, and UK Account Managers Andrea Keeble, Angela Hall and Stephen Joyner.
Joanna Guest will also join the Royal Caribbean sales team as RSM for the South West region. Currently a cruise expert at one of TUI Group’s most successful stores in Bristol, Joanna will be calling upon her 10 years’ experience and expertise in the industry. Whilst Joanna steps into her new role in the South West, current RSM for the region, Hayley Thompson, is relocating to cover London and the South East.
Ben Bouldin, Sales Director for UK&I, Royal Caribbean said, “Both Adam and Joanna have a huge amount of expertise within the industry and are excellent additions to the UK and Ireland sales team, which continues to go from strength-to-strength. We are committed to providing the best support and value add to our agency partners and with Adam as the final addition to my senior leadership team, combined with Joanna’s deep knowledge of the South West region, I’m confident that we have the right team in place to keep delivering exactly what they need.”