Star Clippers has announced the appointment of cruise industry veteran Jeri Hamilton to the role of business development executive for the Northeast region.
In this new role, Hamilton will focus on developing Star Clippers’ individual and group business, incentive business, and charters. Her territory will include Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia and Washington DC. She will report to Terri Haas, Vice President of Sales for Star Clippers, and can be reached at [email protected].
Hamilton has spent more than 15 years’ working in the cruise industry. Before joining Star Clippers, Hamilton worked as Inside Sales Manager for Scenic Luxury Cruises in Boston, where she pioneered the brand’s first full charter sales initiative to the US market, and spent eight years as Director of Sales and Marketing for Signature Travel Network in Marina Del Rey, California working exclusively in the cruise category.
For over 25 years, Star Clippers has traveled to remote ports in the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Indonesia and Far East. The company operates three of the world’s largest and tallest sailing vessels: Star Clipper and Star Flyer are traditional clipper ships with modern amenities carrying 179 guests, while the 227-guest Royal Clipper holds the Guinness World Record for being the largest and only five-masted, full-rigged sailing ship in service today. All three ships have large teak decks, swimming pools, informal dining, and tropical bars on deck and piano lounges. The brand’s newest vessel, Flying Clipper, will debut in Fall 2018.