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MSC Cruises USA bags Royal/Carnival pro for national/strategic accounts role

Ralph Aliseo
Ralph Aliseo, a veteran of Azamara Club Cruises, Royal Caribbean International and Carnival Cruise Lines, joined MSC Cruises USA as associate director of national and strategic accounts, a newly expanded role.

Aliseo will be responsible for working with existing and prospective national account travel organizations and the nation’s largest online travel agencies to develop strategic partnerships and marketing initiatives.

'As we continue to expand our presence in North America, Ralph’s hire is one more example of MSC’s ongoing commitment to serving travel agents and ensuring that we work together for our mutual success,' according to Ken Muskat, evp sales, public relations and guests services for MSC Cruises USA.

Aliseo has more than 15 years of experience in the travel industry. Most recently, he was with Azamara as a strategic business development manager. Prior experience includes business development positions at Royal Caribbean International and Carnival Cruise Lines.

Aliseo began his career as a group manager at Cruise Planners-American Express.