Cruise Holidays of Alexandria, Luxury Cruise Counselors (www.yourcruisesource.com), one of the nation’s premier luxury cruise travel agencies, announces that Bob Rose has joined the company as Director of Sales. Mr. Rose previously served as Business Development Manager for Royal Caribbean International for the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore metropolitan areas, Maryland’s Eastern Shore, and Delaware. As BDM for Royal Caribbean, Mr. Rose earned top accolades. They included Rookie of the Year 2007, three-time winner of the President’s Award for placing in the top ten of Royal Caribbean’s Business Development Managers, and Business Development Manager of the Year for cruise tour growth and total sales in 2011. Prior to joining Royal Caribbean in 2006, Mr. Rose spent more than ten years collectively in senior management positions at two separate travel agencies in Grand Rapids Michigan.
“The addition of Bob Rose to the Luxury Cruise Counselors’ team signifies the company’s continued smart-growth strategy centered around delivering the highest levels of service and value to our clients. Bob will help take Luxury Cruise Counselors to a whole new level,” said Jim Work , President of Luxury Cruise Counselors. “Our company has always sought the very best in our industry, and Bob Rose certainly meets that standard,” Mr. Work added.
“I have worked with numerous travel agencies throughout the Washington, D.C. area, and have always been impressed by the professionalism and integrity Cruise Holidays of Alexandria, Luxury Cruise Counselors consistently displays in the industry. They are innovative in approach, and are committed to delivering the best combination of service and price to clients,” Bob Rose said. “I look forward to helping Luxury Cruise Counselors continue to grow through the acquisition of new clients and the delivery of unique vacation experiences,” added Rose.