|Rolf Logan (Left), Deane Motis (Right)|
Hurtigruten has announced the promotion of two of its senior staff, Rolf Logan to director of national and key accounts and Deane Motis to national director of sales.
Logan has been involved in the travel industry for over 25 years. His previous role shave seen him direct sales forces for agencies, major cruise lines, river and expedition cruises and tour operators. Over the past twelve years Logan has focused new business development in the small ship cruise segment.
Deane Motis brings over 30 years of travel sales, marketing and operations experience. Previous roles have included senior management positions at Holland America, Cruise West, Princess Tours and others. He specializes in development, integration and implementation of combined sales and marketing programs. His most recent positon before Hurtigruten was as Director of Sales for Global Voyages Group, a cruise marketing and sales company that specializes in offering full service solutions to its clients.
“The promotions of both Rolf and Deane as well as ongoing changes in our alignment of staff and hiring of additional business development managers, our opening of our national office in Seattle, and the restructuring of our support the travel agents is already paying off strong dividends in the North American marketplace,” states Gordon Dirker, Managing Director for North America. “We are showing very strong year-over-year growth for 2014 and 2015.