Signature, Ensemble Join Carnival Advisory Board

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Carnival Cruise Line has announced members of its 2018 Executive Partner Advisory Board, including the addition of two new consortia partners, Signature Travel Network and Ensemble Travel Group. Now comprised of 16 travel executives, the board provides feedback and shares input on various trade initiatives with the line’s senior sales leadership team, Carnival said.

Members of the 2018 Executive Partner Advisory Board are:

  • David Crooks, Sr. Vice President, Product & Operations, World Travel Holdings
  • Matthew Eichhorst, President, Expedia CruiseShipCenters
  • Michelle Fee, CEO, Cruise Planners
  • Jackie Friedman, President, Nexion
  • Anthony Hamawy, President, Cruise.com
  • Emerson Kirksey Hankamer, President & CEO, Vacations To Go
  • Sarah Henshall, Sr. Vice President, Travel & Branch Operations, AAA Carolinas
  • Ashley Hunter, Vice President of Sales Development , Avoya
  • Kathryn Mazza-Burney, Executive Vice President, Sales, TRAVELSAVERS
  • Koreen McNutt, Sr. Director Global Cruise, Expedia Group
  • Libbie Rice, Co-President, Ensemble Travel Group
  • John Rowley, Co-Founder & CEO, International Cruise & Excursions Inc. (ICE)
  • Marcia Rowley, Co-Founder & COO, International Cruise & Excursions Inc. (ICE)
  • Alex Sharpe, President, Signature Travel Network
  • Don Walker, Co-Owner, WMPH Vacations
  • Rick Zimmerman, President, KHM Travel

Carnival’s Executive Partner Advisory Board meets annually with the line’s sales leadership team as well as certain executive team members. They also provide ongoing feedback throughout the year as needed on decisions impacting trade programs and strategies. Members were selected by Carnival’s sales leadership team.

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