Silversea’s new Sales and Marketing Team for Australia and New Zealand are reinforcing the cruise lines’ ongoing commitment to ensuring that all agents seeking knowledge on luxury travel and Silversea’s unique offering have sufficient support. Agents will now find it even easier to develop and grow the luxury cruise market with extra support from this expert, dedicated team.
Back row: Julie Golding, Amber Wilson, Rebeka Belcher, Leanne Fonagy
Front row: Adam Davy, Craig Farrell, Craig Owen, Scott Graham, Ethan Larkin
Amber Wilson, Managing Director, Asia-Pacific said,
“Chosen for their vast experience in high-end travel, the new Australian and New Zealand Sales and Marketing team are proving to be a valuable asset to agents. We will be working hard to ensure that all agents have access to the information they need to confidently sell Silversea’s luxury products. The team have been handpicked for their strong experience in the luxury sector and are well-placed to share their expert knowledge on our fleet, our high level of service and exceptional itineraries.”
Silversea’s Sales Team, now consists of five Business Development Managers (BDMs) who are also supported by Ethan Larkin in Inside Sales. The team are:
- Scott Graham, New South Wales and New Zealand
- Julie Golding, New South Wales and Queensland
- Craig Farrell, Victoria and Tasmania
- Rebeka Belcher, Western Australia and South Australia
- Adam Davy, Business Development Manager Expedition, Asia Pacific
The sales team will be overseen by Craig Owens who has been appointed to the newly created role of Trade & Partnerships in Australia and New Zealand. Craig’s vast experience has seen him hold a number of high profile positions with a variety of leading cruise lines including Cunard, Seabourn, MSC Cruises and Oceania Cruises.
Leanne Fonagy, who previously held the role of Business Development Manager, Northern New South Wales and Queensland since December 2013, is the newly appointed Marketing Manager for Asia Pacific. Prior to joining Silversea, Leanne held various roles including Marketing Manager, MICE Director and PR Account Director for various luxury brands such as Orient Express Trains and Cruises, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Peninsula Hotels, Sea Cloud Cruises and a number of International Tourism Boards.
“I am extremely excited to have such a dedicated and knowledgeable team assist me in driving the core beliefs of the Silversea brand in Australia. This well-established team has a proven track record in Asia Pacific and I know this will continue to grow for many years to come,” continued Wilson.