New commercial leadership for Celestyal Cruises in Europe

New commercial leadership for Celestyal Cruises in Europe

Celestyal Cruises has announced the appointment of Andrew Magowan as the company’s new vice president commercial, Europe.

Magowan will be responsible for commercial strategy and the development of Celestyal Cruises’ presence and sales distribution in the European region, with a specific focus on the UK market.

He joins Celestyal Cruises with 25 years of international cruise distribution experience, having previously worked with all major cruise agents, tour operators and trade distribution partners in the industry. 

Previous roles include vice president Europe, Middle East, and Africa for Seabourn and other senior sales and marketing roles within the cruise industry including NCL, Cunard Line, Swan Hellenic & SeaDream.

Magowan’s appointment is part of an ongoing strategy to grow Celestyal’s presence in the UK and Europe, strengthening the European sales network of the company.

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Kyriakos Anastassiadis, chief executive of Celestyal Cruises, said: “Andrew’s experience and in-depth knowledge of the travel industry will further strengthen the Celestyal brand as a cruise operator that offers immersion in local experiences in both Greece and Cuba.

“Andrew’s appointment follows growth in the UK and European market and we are delighted to have him on board as part of our expansion and development plans.”