Costa Cruises strengthens sales organization in North America

Costa Cruises strengthens sales organization in North America

Monday, 04 Mar, 2024 0

Costa Cruises is revamping its its sales organization operating in the North America cruise market.

Ruben Perez, veteran of the Costa brand in the US, will leave his role as General Manager, Costa Cruises North America.

Effective now, the North America market will be served through a new sales organization led by Erik Jaramillo, who is promoted to Head of Sales, Costa North America.

In this role he will oversee strategic and national accounts, charter and incentives, and field sales, reporting to Dario Rustico, GM of North & South America.

“We are sincerely grateful to Ruben for his recognized contribution to the Costa brand in U.S over the years and for his long contribution to the whole Costa organization, said Mario Zanetti, President Costa Cruises.

Jaramillo has been part of Costa in various positions over many years.

Jaramillo joined Costa Cruises in 1996 and held positions in sales, inventory control, e-commerce and web services, revenue management, and business intelligence.

The Costa North America sales department will be bolstered with the introduction of Yeniss Palacio, Priscilla Reyes and Becky Tate who join as business development managers, reporting to Jaramillo.

Tate joins Costa as BDM with more than 35 years in the travel industry. She will oversee Central and North Florida and the East Coast.

Reyes will be responsible for the West Coast and Canada, while Palacio is BDM for South Florida, the Mid west and Caribbean. 

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