Cruises today announced the appointment of Gabby Oliver as a dedicated Business
Development Manager for New Zealand coinciding with the line's record 2018 season
of sailings from Auckland.
Oliver will work closely with P&O Cruises' National Key Account Manager
Belinda Clark and be responsible for helping to excite and educate New Zealand
trade about P&O's modern cruise holiday offering.
stranger to cruising, Oliver was previously a travel agent for Cruiseabout New
Zealand and prior to that an onboard photographer for P&O Cruises UK during
which time she completed a World Cruise, visited the Northern Lights in Norway
and sailed through the Mediterranean and Americas.
an adventurous Kiwi girl who lives to travel and travels to live. Travelling is
my passion and I'm excited to be working with the P&O Cruises team to
expand its modern cruise holiday offering and grow the new-to-cruise segment in
New Zealand," Ms Oliver said.
P&O Cruises Vice President Sales and Marketing Australia and
New Zealand Ryan Taibel said the new appointment comes at a pivotal time for
the brand which recently welcomed a newly refurbished Pacific Jewel to the
market where she will be based until August this year.
"Gabby has an excellent understanding of the cruise
industry and the needs and interests of the trade in New Zealand and has lots
of energy and passion for the P&O Cruises brand. She will play an integral
role in continuing to reaffirm our commitment to the market and sharing the
unique story of New Zealand's only home-ported cruise brand," Mr Taibel said.
Ms Oliver replaces P&O Cruises Business
Development Manager Richard Waugh who supported the New Zealand market for the
past few months. Mr Waugh will continue to focus his efforts on Queensland, Australia.
For more information visit
pocruises.co.nz, call 0800
78 0716 or see a licensed travel agent.
information, please contact:
M: 0466 170 047