PIRAEUS, GREECE — Celestyal Cruises has welcomed three new members to its team, all of whom will begin their new roles this month.
Roger Poulard has been announced as the company’s new Business Development Manager, Northeast USA + Eastern Canada, while Maria Moreau will step in as the new Brand Marketing and Social Media Executive, North America.
Kelly Predmesky has also been announced as Business Development Manager, Southeast USA + Caribbean.
Poulard brings with him more than 14 years’ experience in the cruise and travel industries. He has been tasked with introducing the Celestyal Cruises brand to the travel agent community in the Northeast USA and Eastern Canada, and will be based in Newark, NJ. Prior to joining Celestyal, Poulard served as BDM, New York for MSC Cruises USA.
Moreau is considered a marketing professional and social media strategist, with more than seven years’ experience in the Travel Retail and Food & Beverage industries. Bilingual in English and Spanish, she will be responsible for developing and executing the brand marketing and social media plan for North America, while also providing cooperative marketing support to travel trade partners.
Predmesky will be responsible for introducing the Celestyal Cruises product to the agent community in Southeast USA and Caribbean, and will be based in West Palm Beach, FL. She boasts over 12 years’ experience, with previous roles at MEDJI Tours, Contiki and STA Travel.
Poulard and Predmesky will soon commence a wave of business development, which will include training webinars and roadshows.
“We have hit the ground running and with the addition of Ms. Moreau, Mr. Poulard and Ms. Predmesky to our team, we are on track to implement our strategic development plans in North America,” said Leslie Peden, President, Celestyal Cruises. “Our goal is to educate the travel trade about Celestyal Cruises’ incomparable all-inclusive, Premium-Value Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean cruises. Ms. Moreau, Mr. Poulard and Ms. Predmesky bring immeasurable enthusiasm to their new positions, and I’m thrilled to have them onboard.”