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2024
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Norwegian Cruise Line Promotes Gary Anslow to Regional Vice President and Head of UK and Ireland and Expands Regional Sales Team

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), the innovator in global cruise travel with a 57-year history of breaking boundaries, has today announced several promotions within its sales team, doubling down on its commitment to the United Kingdom and Ireland as one of the organisation’s key international source markets.

Notably, Gary Anslow has been named Regional Vice President and Head of UK and Ireland. Anslow joined NCL as Senior Sales Director in November 2021. In his new role, Anslow will continue to expand NCL's localised presence and develop support for frontline partners in the region and will report to Jason Krimmel, NCL's Chief International Sales and Marketing Officer.

Kirsty Webb has been promoted to Senior Business Development Manager for the Cruise Specialist channel, and Chantelle White has been promoted Business Development Manager within the Retail, Homeworker and Consortia Channel.

In addition, Laura Croft has been promoted from Regional Sales Executive to a new role as UK and Ireland Travel Partner Training Manager, focussing on the expansion of NCL's product and brand training programme across the UK and Ireland trade. To further support that expansion, NCL will be adding two new field-based Account Executives to the Sales team, enabling further development of brand knowledge and awareness across the UK.

Gary Anslow, Regional Vice President and Head of UK and Ireland, Norwegian Cruise Line Argentina

We now have 20 ships on sale, nine of which will be sailing in Europe this summer. With four more new Prima Plus Class ships arriving over the course of the next four years, we have a level of growth that represents a huge opportunity for us and for our agent partners. The trade has always been critical to our success, and we are excited to be expanding and developing our trade sales team to ensure we continue to develop our trade partner support.
 

Gary Anslow, Regional Vice President and Head of UK and Ireland, Norwegian Cruise Line

Gary Anslow, NCL's Regional Vice President and Head of UK and Ireland, said, "We now have 20 ships on sale, nine of which will be sailing in Europe this summer. With four more new Prima Plus Class ships arriving over the course of the next four years, we have a level of growth that represents a huge opportunity for us and for our agent partners. The trade has always been critical to our success, and we are excited to be expanding and developing our trade sales team to ensure we continue to develop our trade partner support.".

Jason Krimmel, NCL's Chief International Sales and Marketing Officer, said "The United Kingdom and Ireland is our largest source market outside of North America. Over the last 12 months, I've spent time with many of our key travel agent partners team from the region, and it remains clear that this market continues to be one with tremendous growth opportunities - something we are supporting with these new appointments."

Norwegian Cruise Line's 2024 European sailings offer diverse itineraries across nine ships in the region, including the sun-kissed Mediterranean, the breath-taking fjords and the magical Baltics. Notable ports include Rome (Civitavecchia) Italy, Santorini, Greece and Ibiza, Spain. 

Jason Krimmel, Chief International Sales and Marketing Officer, Norwegian Cruise Line Argentina

The United Kingdom and Ireland is our largest source market outside of North America. Over the last 12 months, I've spent time with many of our key travel agent partners team from the region, and it remains clear that this market continues to be one with tremendous growth opportunities - something we are supporting with these new appointments.

Jason Krimmel, Chief International Sales and Marketing Officer, Norwegian Cruise Line

For more information about NCL's award-winning 19-ship fleet and worldwide itineraries, or to book a cruise, please contact a travel professional, call 03332412319 or visit www.ncl.com.