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Celebrity appoints business expert to DC team manager post

Mark Washo - more than 20 years of leadership experience in sales, marketing and business development
Celebrity Cruises appointed seasoned sales and marketing professional Mark Washo as its Washington, DC, team manager. He will lead the group responsible for the line's sales and marketing strategy, media planning, event activation, public relations and partnership marketing efforts within the DC region.

An adjunct professor at Georgetown University for the past six years, Washo has more than 20 years of leadership experience at senior level sales, marketing and business development positions within the entertainment, sports and travel industries.

In 2004, he wrote the book 'Break into Sports through Ticket Sales.'

'We are looking forward to Mark’s passion and drive for results making an impact in our efforts to grow our business and continue to excite travelers about our modern luxury brand’s upscale culinary, service, wellness and destination experiences,' said Celebrity's Scott Clifton, vp strategic market teams.

Washo will start on March 30.