Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line has announced two new hires to its Deerfield Beach, FL headquarters. The provider of daily two-night cruises named Francis Riley to the role of senior vice president, sales and Clark Reber as director of partner relations.
Familiar with the sales industry, Francis Riley has served as senior vice president of sales for the Americas at Traveltek, Ltd. Additionally, Riley has been with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, Ltd. for seven years, with the last four as senior vice president of international sales, marketing and operations. Prior to joining Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line, he graduated from Durham University in the U.K. with a degree in travel and tourism. At Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line, Riley will oversee the sales team and handles the company’s international business development and customer satisfaction.
In the role of director of partner relations, Clark Reber will act as the primary contact point for all current and prospective partnerships, focusing specifically on developing the company’s travel agency business. Prior to joining Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line, Reber spent 26 years at Norwegian Cruise Line, most recently as director of the independent travel professional channel from 2016 to 2017. Reber earned his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Columbia College in Missouri.
Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line operates Grand Celebration and Grand Classica, both sailing to Grand Bahama Island.