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This year, along with two new ships and multiple new itineraries, Variety Cruises has appointed six new sales representatives across the U.S. to introduce its small ship and yacht cruises to agents and provide sales materials as well as the opportunity to participate in the company’s group and rewards programs.
Fred Trachtman, based in Baltimore, Md.,will cover Delaware; Washington, D.C.; Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Virginia. Hans Bucheli, based in Washington D.C., will cover Florida, Georgia and North and South Carolina. Dennis Cossidente, based in Chicago, will cover Illinois, Michigan and Minnesota, while John DiJulio, based in Houston, will cover Texas. Enzo Coletta, based in San Francisco, will cover California, Oregon and Washington. The new Sales Team is headed by Bill Gerrard, based in Scottsdale, who will also cover Arizona and Colorado.
“This increased presence and investment in the travel trade market and our involvement with several consortia such as Ensemble and Vacation.com, demonstrates our support to our brick-and-mortar agencies and home-based travel partners,” said Yiannis Vontas, senior partner and executive vice president of development and marketing.
New agent initiatives and offerings include: