Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises have expanded and enhanced their international sales team, effective immediately. The announcement was made by Bob Binder, vice chairman and president of Prestige Cruise Holdings (PCH), parent company of both brands.
Bernard Carter assumes the newly created position of managing director for Oceania Cruises in the United Kingdom and Europe. Alex Farquharson has joined Carter’s team as sales development manager for the Northern UK region. Additionally, reservations agents, who will be based at the PCH office in Southampton, will be added in the near future.
Graham Sadler, managing director for Regent Seven Seas Cruises in the UK, will now also oversee sales and marketing throughout Europe and the Middle East. Raquel Gomez-Conde has been hired to manage the expansion of European accounts as sales manager. Samantha Farrar has joined the team as a public relations executive. Both report to Cecilia Abert, who is marketing director for both the UK and Europe.
Christian Sierralta is vice president of international sales in Latin America and the Caribbean for both brands. Working with Sierralta is Sylvia St. Lawrence as manager of international sales, along with Irina Adams, a new member of the team, who will serve as international sales coordinator for the territory.
Julie Rose is senior director of international sales and marketing for Australasia, Asia-Pacific and South Africa for both brands. Rose is assisted by Deborah Marin, account executive, and Fabian Obeso, who joins the team in the new position of international sales coordinator.
Beverly Roseman has assumed the newly created position of senior director of international marketing for Oceania Cruises. She will be assisted by Rick Leme, who joins the team as international marketing manager. Roseman will report directly to Binder.
“Our enhanced and expanded international sales team will help introduce both Oceania and Regent to a greater number of global travelers,” according to Binder.