Every captain needs a first mate. And at Virgin Voyages, the adults-only cruise line set to debut in 2020, its second-in-command will be none other than travel agents.
MONTREAL — Air Canada Vacations has announced the appointment of Federico Berardinucci as Manager, National Sales, effective immediately.
Based at ACV’s Mississauga office, Berardinucci brings over 15 years of experience in the car rental, travel insurance and airline industry. With Manulife Travel Insurance, he trained and worked with clients to help boost overall sales, while in his last role at Porter Airlines, he built relationships with multiple clients and provided solutions on how to move market shares to the company.
Berardinucci will report directly to Monique Lalonde, who was recently appointed to General Manager, Sales and Nationals Accounts for Ontario.
ACV is also highlighting Christine Faulkner’s recent appointment to the role of Manager, Inside Sales and Planning. Faulkner joined ACV two years ago and is now responsible for managing all inside sales and planning activities nationally, as well as a team of six. Both Lalonde and Faulkner report directly to George Platanitis, Vice President, Sales and Partnerships.