Olivere most recently served as svp partner brands, World Travel Holdings, responsible for the private-label partnership cruise portfolio including new business development. Before that, she had a stint as svp US sales for Club Med.
Norwegian president and ceo Andy Stuart warmly welcomed Olivere back.
'We recognize that her very strong relationships with travel partners of all different sizes and business models will enrich our ongoing engagement and education efforts, and know her vision will strengthen our Partners First values, an idea that we formalized during her previous tenure at the company and look forward to developing further with her return,' Stuart said.
Olivere originally joined the Norwegian sales team in 2009 as vp sales, supporting Stuart, who was then evp sales. In 2012, she was promoted to svp, achieving significant growth in the charter business and leading efforts to re-energize the brand’s travel agency advocacy, with a focus on growing trade relationships through optimized marketing and co-op budgets to maximize sales.
'I am so excited to rejoin the team at Norwegian and work alongside Andy in his new role as president and ceo,' Olivere said. 'It’s an incredible time to be part of the Norwegian family and I look forward to continuing to support our valued travel partners across the US and Canada in this new position.'
Olivere also expressed respect and admiration for World Travel Holdings for 'a wonderful experience during my time with the company.' She thanked Brad and Jeff Tolkin and the entire team for their support as she transitions to the Norwegian job.
Olivere will be based at Norwegian headquarters in Miami, reporting to Stuart, and will head the North American sales leadership team that includes Alex Pinelo, vp key accounts and Nathan Hickman, vp field sales.