Commencing this week, Azamara welcomes Shannon Morgan to its esteemed team as the Key Account Manager within the international sales division. Azamara underscores Morgan’s appointment, citing his extensive background as a valuable asset to the role. His professional journey includes noteworthy tenures with renowned entities such as coach touring and river cruising specialist Globus family of brands, and Pandaw River Cruises, where he served in a leadership capacity within the sales team.
Most notably, Morgan recently held the position of Business Development Manager for Queensland, the Northern Territory, and New Zealand at cruise industry giant MSC Cruises. In this role, he demonstrated adeptness by delivering impactful presentations and fostering collaborative relationships with travel partners to enhance the company’s profile and business.
Expressing enthusiasm about the latest addition to the local team, Victoria Chigwidden, Director of Sales for Azamara Australia and New Zealand, lauds Morgan’s wealth of experience and established relationships with key partners, recognizing them as significant assets to the business.
Hailing from South Africa, Morgan’s deep-seated passion for exploration and the travel industry has been evident throughout his career. Originating from a background as an English teacher in Taiwan, where his affinity for travel was cultivated, Morgan transitioned to Australia. His professional journey encompassed roles in retail travel, wholesale reservations, sales support, and progressively, area sales responsibilities.
This month, Azamara announced strategic appointments of two senior executives to spearhead the company’s growth in its forthcoming phase. Additionally, the company unveiled its innovative ‘Work and Wander’ program, tailored to meet the evolving demands of modern professionals seeking a harmonious balance between productivity and adventure.