Coral Expeditions, Australia’s pioneering cruise line, has appointed Mr Jarrod Zurvas to the new role of Sales and Distribution Manager, Asia Pacific
Jarrod has recently returned home to Brisbane, Australia after recent senior roles abroad with Variety Cruises and Quark Expeditions and will bring his passion and expertise in small ship expeditions to lead the sales team at Coral Expeditions at a key time for the business.
“We are thrilled to have Jarrod join the team” said Commercial Director Jeff Gillies. “We are now emerging from a period dominated by domestic itineraries and assistance of many thousands of credit holders to fulfil travel and into an era of new international expeditions and increased competition. Jarrod’s enthusiasm and experience will be highly valued as he leads our partnership and sales efforts in Australia, New Zealand and into new Asia Pacific markets” .
Jarrod says “I am absolutely thrilled to announce my appointment as Sales and Distribution Manager Asia Pacific with Australia’s pioneering cruise line Coral Expeditions. I am extremely honoured to join this home-grown success story. With an emphasis on transformative and experiential travel experiences venturing to parts of Australia and the world rarely seen or experienced I could not be more excited to be a part of the team” .
In this role, Jarrod will oversee the sales executive team in Australia managing travel trade relations, new business development and partnerships. With the new blue-water fleet of three purpose-built expedition ships and an expanded sailing itinerary, Coral Expeditions will host over 8000 passengers on voyages this year.
Jarrod has commenced in his new role as of Tuesday 2nd May 2023.