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Cruise industry underlines resiliency and strengthens commitment to sustainability

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) emphasized the cruise community’s resilience at Seatrade Cruise Global in Miami, Florida, on Tuesday, and strengthened its commitment to sustainability. Kelly Craighead, President and CEO, CLIA said that cruise passenger volume is expected to recover and surpass 2019 levels by the end of 2023, in her opening remarks during the […]

Seatrade Cruise Global: Carnival Corp.’s Arnold Donald steps into Vice Chair role as Josh Weinstein named President & CEO

In another major transition in the cruise channel, Arnold Donald, currently President and Chief Executive Officer of Carnival Corporation & plc – the world’s largest cruise company — will become Vice Chair and member of the Boards of Directors, effective August 1. Josh Weinstein (age 48), currently Chief Operations Officer for the company, will assume […]

WEBB Banks promotes Maria Camila Alvarez to Portfolio Manager – Growth Portfolios

Wine and spirits distributor WEBB Banks has announced a promotion for Maria Camila Alvarez to Marketing Manager – Growth Portfolios. Alvarez will report to VP Sales, Kamara Snow, and will be responsible for the day-to-day marketing and sales management for WEBB Banks premium wine suppliers: Delicato Family Vineyards, Rodney Strong Vineyards and Copper Cane Wines […]

Martin Lovatt & Lenny DiCristofano: creating a travel retail agency with a true global footprint

Not many agencies in the travel retail channel are able to offer a true global footprint, especially for accessories brands. But a joint venture between U.S.-based Lenny DiCristofano of worldclassbrands and UK-based Martin Lovatt of Magnify Brands does just that. “Martin and I have been working together for seven years. While we have retained our […]

Ultrafemme celebrates 45 years as the center for luxury in Cancun with an olfactory journey through the history of perfume

Ultrafemme, a benchmark for luxury and tradition in retail based in the center of Cancun, Mexico, celebrated 45 years in business by creating a breath-taking Atelier Du Parfum, a museum that charted the history of perfumery, in a space dedicated to the art of perfume making. Perfume has been the heart of Ultrafemme since Elena […]