Published on Wednesday, September 28, 2011
The Cruise Portfolio has appointed Ray Steward as the new director of sales and marketing.
He replaces Andy Harmer who has left to rejoin ACE as director.
Steward who has worked for Western & Oriental, Mundi Color and Caravela Tours, will be responsible for promoting Crystal Cruises, Windstar Cruises, Paul Gauguin Cruises, Orion Expedition Cruises and Tauck River Cruises.
'We are excited to be bringing 'new blood' into the cruise industry. Ray greatly impressed us with his vision and his dynamism, which was supported by a wealth of sales and marketing experience in the tour operating arena," said managing director at Mundy Cruising Edwina Lonsdale.
By Diane Evans
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