Paspaley Pearl By Ponant hires trade team

Paspaley Pearl By Ponant hires trade team

Sunday, 19 May, 2024 0

Expedition cruise operator Ponant’s new joint venture has been busy hiring its new team.

PASPALEY PEARL by PONANT has made a number of recent appointments.

The new business will be led by Deb Corbett, General Manager Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific and supported by Alex Stragalinos, who has been with Ponant for five years. He takes on the newly created role of Marketing and Sales Manager, PASPALEY PEARL by PONANT.

He will be supported by two new team members, Wendy Macfarlane and Jamie Van Jones.

Macfarlane is a seasoned travel advisor with over 30 years of experience and is appointed as Yacht Concierge

She will promote the new bespoke product, offering travellers unique expedition experiences.

Van Jones joins the team as Expedition Sales Executive, representing PASPALEY PEARL by PONANT to travel agent partners.

“After months of development work, our new team is in place to support our valued trade partners,” Corbett said.

“It’s an exciting chapter of growth as we continue to lead the way in innovation.”

The company is also searching for another Yacht Concierge to join on 1 July 2024, and an operations position to be announced in September.

PASPALEY PEARL will set sail on an inaugural 10-night expedition on 10 January 2025.

PASPALEY PEARL is a 30-guest boutique expedition motor yacht in the Kimberley with private balconies.

It will sail through the Kimberley, Indonesia (Raja Ampat & Spice Islands) and Papua New Guinea. 

Related News Stories:  Ponant and Paspaley unveil luxury expedition yacht    

Learn more about :   Ponant Yacht Cruise & Expeditions ( Asia Pecific )  



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