American Queen Voyages Welcomes Sarah Yates to Growing Sales Team
Sarah Yates has been named regional account manager for South Florida at American Queen Voyages™ (AQV), part of Hornblower® Group, it has been announced by Cindy D’Aoust, the line’s president.
In her new role, she will be responsible for representing the award-winning brand’s portfolio of North American cruise vacations, comprised of Rivers, Lakes & Oceans and Expedition experiences.
“Sarah brings a track record of success and a passion for building strong relationships with travel partners to our growing sales team,” said D’Aoust. “We are confident she will make an immediate impact and further strengthen our position as a leader in the North American cruise marketplace.”
Sarah Yates joins the team with more than 12 years of cruise industry experience. Before joining AQV, she was a concession partner working with Royal Caribbean International, Holland America Line, and Disney Cruise Lines.
Most recently, she was a fleet manager for Park West Gallery. Yates previously was fleet managing director at the PPI Group and a brand manager at Danyal Paraiba prior to that. She began her cruise career working at sea, where she was part of the entertainment team at Carnival Cruise Line.
Yates is a graduate of Victor Valley College, where she earned her bachelor’s degree. Outside of work, she cherishes her time spent with her loving fiancé and two young daughters.