|Jansen B. Lagman, new district sales manager for Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, Ventura and Santa Barbara|
With Celebrity Cruises’ marketing efforts in the Southern California marketplace, which resulted in more than 25 percent bookings growth and increasing brand presence by 26 percent in 2013, the cruise line increased resources deployed in the Southern California market for 2014.
“As a result of this tremendous growth, we couldn’t be happier to announce the promotions and additions to the Celebrity family," said Scott Clifton, director of sales for the Western Region. "With the greatest number of sailings from Los Angeles this year, in addition to our existing San Diego departures and Celebrity Solstice sailing out of her Seattle base; we look forward to introducing our growing number of travel partners and their clients to Celebrity’s Modern Luxury style of cruising.”
The area’s expansion of the Southern California team now includes eight local representatives. Of note are the following promotions and team additions:
Marilys Ward has been promoted to Los Angeles Team Manager. Ward will lead a team of seven Southern California based sales and marketing professionals as part of Celebrity Cruises Southern California strategy. She has spent the past four years as district sales manager for Celebrity Cruises covering the Orange County and San Diego markets.
Jansen B. Lagman has been named district sales manager for Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, Ventura and Santa Barbara. Lagman joins the Celebrity Cruises team after spending the past ten years with Princess Cruises in sales management roles of increasing responsibility. Most recently, Lagman held the position ofBusiness Development Manager covering the Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, Ventura County and Santa Barbara area.
Jaymie De Los Reyes has been promoted to the newly created position of event and sales support specialist, for the Los Angeles Market. Reyes’ project management and logistical planning expertise, as well as experience working internationally in European, Asian, and Australian markets, has prepared her for this new role.
For more information, visit www.celebritycruises.com.