Quark Expeditions has hired Becky Francis as Regional Sales Director for EMEA as it continues to invest in the trade.
Becky, who was previously TTC Tour Brands Sales Director, will be based in London for the operator, which has its headquarters in Seattle.
She will report to Beth Mercier, who has also been promoted – to Senior Director, Global Partnership Sales.
Vice President of Sales, Thomas Lennartz said: “We’re thrilled to have two extraordinary trade sales leaders enhance the best business development team in the expedition cruise industry.
“In their new roles, Beth and Becky will bring not just a proven ability to deliver sales results — they are both recognised as inspiring team leaders with a balanced and strategic approach to professional success. Together with Robert Halfpenny, our Regional Sales Director, APAC, they will set the stage as our sales organization continues to grow to support our valued travel advisors globally.”
Quark Expeditions has also recently launched its new Partner Portal, which includes Parker the Polar Bear, the industry’s first real-time, AI-driven virtual polar resource.