AmaWaterways bolsters sales team with two hires

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AmaWaterways has announced the addition of Jon Knight and Joanne Smithies to its UK Sales Team as business development managers.

Knight joins having previously worked for Silversea, Von Essen Hotels, NCL and Titan. His remit is the south of England and Northern Ireland.

Smithies, who will be based in the North and Scotland, spent six years working for small ship specialist agency, Blue Water Holidays.

Jon and Jo join Jamie Loizou, sales, marketing and digital director.

Loizou said, “I am delighted that Jon and Jo, two people with such excellent and varied experience, have joined AmaWaterways.

“Our focus is to build strong partnerships and offer the best support to the UK travel trade, aiming to replicate the exceptional delivery that has seen our ships take the top 10 spots within the 2017 Berlitz River Cruising Guide.

“We have ambitious growth plans and through working closely with our Trade Partners, we want to see their businesses grow in tandem with ours”.

To arrange a visit from Jon, Jo or Jamie email agentsupport@amawaterways.com or call 0333 305 3909

Anthony Pearce

Anthony Pearce is the co-publisher of CRUISE ADVISER. He can be contacted on anthony@cruise-adviser.com 

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