Silversea Announces Two Appointments in Corporate and Incentive Sales
(3 November 2011) Silversea Cruises is pleased to announce two new appointments to its corporate and incentive sales team.
Maarten Tromp, who served from 2000 to 2008 as Silversea's director of corporate and incentive sales for the UK and director of sales and marketing for new markets, returns as director of corporate and incentive sales for the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa markets. He re-joins Silversea from Compagnie du Ponant, where he was vice president of international sales. Maarten will be based in the company's London office.
Alexandra Stahl, who has been an account manager in corporate and incentive sales since 2007, is promoted to the position of corporate and incentive sales manager for parts of Europe, including France, Spain and Italy. Stahl will remain based in the company's Monaco office.
Sean J Mahoney, Silversea's global vice president of corporate and incentive sales, said: "These new appointments will strengthen our relationship with corporate and incentive clients and bolster our push for increased business in these key markets."
Both Tromp and Stahl will be representing Silversea at the upcoming global meetings and events exhibition (EIBTM) in Barcelona, 29 November to 1 December.
About Silversea Cruises
Silversea Cruises is recognised as an innovator in the luxury cruise line industry, offering guests large-ship amenities aboard its intimate, all-suite vessels: Silver Cloud, Silver Wind, Silver Shadow, Silver Whisper and Silver Spirit -- all designed to offer an atmosphere of conviviality and casual elegance. With the inclusion of Silver Explorer, Silversea Cruises' itineraries encompass all seven continents and feature worldwide luxury cruises to the Mediterranean, Caribbean, both polar regions and over 400 fascinating destinations in between.
In the US, Silversea has been voted "World's Best" by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler (nine times) and Travel + Leisure (seven times), and rated Number-One luxury cruise line by high-net-worth consumers in the 2008 Luxury Brand Status Index (LBSI). International awards include "Best Innovation in Products and Services" from the Italian Innovazione Marketing Oggi Awards (2009); "World's Leading Small Ships Cruise Line" from World Travel Awards (2009); "Five Star Diamond Award" from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences (2010); "Number One" small-ship line in the Readers' Choice survey conducted by Britain's Condé Nast Traveller magazine (2010); "Best Luxury Cruise Line" Excellence Award by Spain's Cruise News Media Group (2009); "Best Luxury Cruise Line" by Australia's Luxury Travel & Style Magazine (2011); and "Best Luxury Cruise Operator" according to Travel Weekly China (2010).
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