Ambassador Cruise Line To Further Bolster Trade Team

Ambassador Cruise Line (Logo)Ambassador Cruise Line has announced that it is looking to recruit a Deputy Head of Trade as the premium value, no fly cruise line looks to bolster its in-house trade team.

In addition, the cruise line has also opened up new Business Development Manager and Business Development Executive roles with a view to ensuring the business meets the needs of its trade partners in the most effective and productive way possible.

As brand awareness and demand for Ambassador experiences continues to grow, the Deputy Head of Trade will play a key role in leveraging existing commercial relationships to maximise sales opportunities as the business look to further enhance the exceptional levels of service it provides to agent and trade partners while ensuring they have all the support and tools they need. Reporting directly into Nicola Harper, Head of Distribution, Ambassador, the successful candidate will manage trade members and key partnerships with an emphasis on revenue generation and relationship building.

In addition to the Deputy Head of Trade position, Ambassador is also looking to recruit further members to join its Distribution arm. BDM and BDE roles are currently open, with the exact structure of the team set to be agreed at the end of the recruitment process to play to the strengths of those that apply.

The recruitment drive follows Ambassador’s most successful season launch ever, with revenue more than doubling year-on-year in the first month of trading since the 25/26 programme went on sale on 21 March.

With a healthy outlook on future sailings across both its cruise ships, Ambience and Ambition, and offering more regional departures than any other UK cruise line, recent trade developments include the launch of a year-long, UK-wide ship visit programme for trade partners and three dedicated agent FAM Trips sailing from July through September 2024: two itineraries onboard Ambience departing from London Tilbury – the 8-night Majestic Fjordland on 14 July and the 7-night Autumn Fjordland on 26 September – with a third sailing, the 8-night River Seine Experience & Antwerp cruise on 19 October, welcoming agents onboard in Port of Tyne.

Nicola Harper, Head of Distribution at Ambassador Cruise Line, commented: “As the Ambassador brand goes from strength to strength, recent developments illustrate just how highly we value our agent partners who provide the backbone to our success. We have enjoyed a record breaking launch and this is due to the strength of our partnerships with the trade,. With these new roles, our agent partners can rest assured that Ambassador will be with them every step of the way as we look to work even more closely with the trade to increase brand awareness, provide the service they deserve and ultimately drive sales of our incredible premium value cruise experiences.”

(Ambassador Cruise Line To Further Bolster Trade Team – Ambassador Cruise Line)