PONANT continues its expansion in Asia Pacific announcing the appointment of Craig Farrell to a newly created position of National Business Development Manager.
Craig Farrell is based in Melbourne, with an initial focus on market development in Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania. He will work closely with existing PONANT sales teams located in Sydney, Brisbane and Shanghai.
Craig’s prior experience with Silversea Cruises as Business Development Manager Victoria/Tasmania, Sales Development Manager Victoria for Scenic Tours and Senior Trainer for Jetset, positions him well for the rapidly expanding PONANT business.
In welcoming Craig, Monique Ponfoort, Vice President Asia Pacific, referred to his experience with other luxury and expedition cruise travel products as “complimenting PONANT’s global position as the world leader in luxury expedition cruises and assists with our introduction of four new expedition ships over the coming years.”
“He brings with him extensive travel experience and established partnerships in retail, wholesale and MICE market sectors of the industry, understanding all the elements required to work closely with the travel industry at all levels.”
Craig commented: “I am excited with the opportunity to be part of the dynamic PONANT team and to contribute to the company’s ongoing, and significant growth. To be a part of a company that is innovative, passionate and committed to expanding the small ship, luxury and expedition experience to all regions of the world, is very rewarding.”
Craig Farrell is contactable at firstname.lastname@example.org / 0437 788 660