Holland America Line has promoted Nate Burdulis to the position of director, strategic sales planning and administration.
In this newly created role he will lead a team within the sales department that will provide on-demand reporting, sales analytics and strategic interaction with top accounts. Burdulis also will assist in developing and executing trade distribution programs and initiatives designed to further expand the premium line’s relationships with travel professionals.
He will report to Eva Jenner, Holland America Line’s vice president, North America sales.
“Nate’s strong knowledge of our business, distribution channel structure and processes will be a valuable asset to the sales team,” said Jenner. “His prior experience in marketing and revenue management gives him a unique set of skills to enhance and further develop the strong relationship Holland America Line has with our travel partners. Nate will play an integral role in expanding our PartnerSHIPS program.”
With PartnerSHIPS, all of Holland America Line’s trade programs and services are rolled into a single platform, making it easier for travel professionals to have full access to an at-a-glance menu of resources.
Burdulis’ most recent position with Holland America Line was manager, pricing and demand, where he was responsible for all marketing and pricing initiatives for a variety of cruise programs. He also developed educational training materials and sales tools, conducted new product training and ensured effective execution of marketing initiatives.
Prior to that, he was a revenue management analyst and marketing specialist at Holland America Line. Burdulis holds a Bachelor of Arts from the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication at Washington State University.