|Left to right: Nicole Costantin, Lisa Pile, Harry Sommer, Steve Odell, Ben Angell and Liz Krstevski|
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. recently opened the company’s first office the Pacific Region, with a new sales and marketing center based in Sydney, Australia.
The office represents the company’s three brands: Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises. Steve Odell is leading the office as senior vice president and managing director Australia and New Zealand for Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. The rest of the leadership team includes: Lisa Pile, vice president of sales Australia/New Zealand for Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises; Nicole Costantin, vice president of sales Australia/New Zealand for Norwegian Cruise Line; Ben Angell, vice president marketing Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Australia; and Elizabeth Krstevski, operations/contact center manager Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Australia.
Odell will be responsible for the continued growth of the company’s presence in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands and differentiating each brand’s unique offerings. He has served in the luxury cruise sector in Australasia since 2000 in various positions at cruise lines and Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).
Pile, most recently the executive director of global luxury sales for Fairmont Raffles Hotels International, managed more than 600 high-yield accounts across the globe in her previous role. In her new position, she will offer sales and marketing support within Australasia for upper premium line Oceania Cruises and luxury line Regent Seven Seas Cruises, with a focus on the line’s newest ship, Regent Seven Seas Explorer, debuting next summer.
Costantin most recently spent seven years leading sales and marketing efforts for Star Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line in the region.
Angell joins NCLH from Virgin Australia and will bring more than seventeen years of experience. He will support the company’s three brands with strategic planning, marketing and engagement campaigns for both trade and consumers.
Krstevski joins from The Cruise Team with previous key positions in product management and operations. She brings more than ten years of cruise industry experience to the company and will be responsible for managing the call center for the three brands.