|New regional sales director, Northeast, Loredana Costantino|
MLT Vacations has announced that it has filled three sales positions to support the company’s growth in the New York tri-state market.
Loredana Costantino has been appointment MLT Vacations regional sales director, Northeast, responsible for managing high-value partnerships, generating new business, increasing sales performance and continuing to support Delta Air Line’s strategic growth in New York. Costantino reports to MLT Vacations sales vice president Terry Williams.
“Loredana is well-known and respected in the New York marketplace and she brings a wealth of sales expertise to this key position with MLT Vacations,” said Williams. “I am thrilled to have her on our team and very excited about working with her as we continue to grow and serve travel professionals and their clients in the northeast.”
A veteran of the airline industry, Costantino most recently worked in New York for Air France/KLM as director of marketing and e-commerce for the U.S. This role included optimizing sales and distribution. With more than 30 years of travel and sales experience, including leadership responsibility for specialty and leisure sales at Swiss International Air Lines, Costantino brings a strong background in sales development, national account management and sales team leadership to MLT Vacations.
“MLT Vacations has an excellent reputation for providing superior levels of service for its travel partners,” said Costantino. “I am delighted to join the company and I look forward to continuing to add value for our customers and their clients.”
Reporting to Costantino as business development managers for the New York metropolitan tri-state area are Deborah Macellara and Lisa Orlando. Both are also well-known in the metro New York travel industry and are responsible for managing and developing account relationships.
Macellara is also an airline veteran with more than 30 years of experience in the New York marketplace. Prior to joining MLT Vacations she worked with Delta Air Lines, where she most recently served as a senior national sales account executive. In this position, Macellara successfully managed Fortune 100 and 500 corporate travel accounts. In 2011, she earned the Platinum Circle Award, which is the premier sales achievement award at Delta Air Lines Global Sales and Distribution.
With nearly 20 years of experience in the New York area, Orlando most recently worked as an outside sales associate handling more than 20 major corporate travel accounts. Orlando brings expertise in sales, account management, sales management, marketing and customer service to the position.