Thu, 22 September 2016

Pandaw Luxury River Cruises Appoints Marco Rosa as Vice President Sales and Marketing

Pandaw, a luxury Myanmar (Burma) cruise specialist, has appointed Marco Rosa as Vice President Sales and Marketing.

Marco, who has held senior positions with global luxury travel leaders Orient Express and Abercrombie & Kent, has been appointed to lead Pandaws sales drive as it prepares to add new routes and new products in its Southeast Asia heartland and beyond.

"Im delighted to be joining Pandaw at this pivotal moment in the companys development," Marco said. "This is a company with an amazing history of offering its passengers a unique experience, not just the traditional design of the locally-built ships, but the quality of the people, the service and the interaction between the company and the local communities. The loyalty it inspires in its customers is unique in the travel trade." 

Pandaw, which celebrated its 20th Anniversary in 2015, currently runs a fleet of 16 specially-designed ships on 18 international routes in Burma, Vietnam, Cambodia, China, Thailand and Borneo.

The company is currently launching its first marine expedition, the Ranong to Rangoon cruise along Myanmars fabled Mergui Archipelago and the Andaman Sea coast.

With a career stretching back over 20 years, Marco Rosa has worked in senior roles for some of the biggest names in the experiential luxury travel market, including as worldwide sales and marketing for Orient-Express Trains & Cruises and Abercrombie & Kent, where he headed the hospitality division under the Sanctuary Retreats brand.

Paul Strachan, Pandaws founder said, "Its a great coup for Pandaw to have someone of Marcos professional calibre, experience and creative flair joining our top team. The river expedition market is becoming more competitive than ever, and Pandaw is all about innovating to stay ahead of the pack. Its important that our internal systems are finely tuned as they possibly can be, and that we get our message out to trade and consumer markets. Marco has the top-level experience and the fresh ideas to help us achieve those goals."

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