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barbara sargent, riviera cruises
Barbara Sargent has sales experience from companies including Trafalgar Tours, Norwegian Cruise Line ans Insight Vacations

Riviera Cruises taps sales veteran for Western US/Canada

Riviera River Cruises expanded its North American presence with the addition of a regional sales director to cover the Western United States and Canada.

Barbara Sargent is based in Southern California

Barbara Sargent, who has more than 30 years of travel industry experience, is based in Southern California.

‘Barbara is a seasoned and well-respected salesperson, and we’re pleased that she’s joining our growing sales team,’ said Marilyn Conroy, VP sales and marketing North America, Riviera River Cruises. ‘At Riviera, we pride ourselves on our relationships with travel professionals, and the addition of Barbara allows us to extend those relations west across North America.’

'A great product at a great price'

‘Riviera has a great product at a great price,’ said Sargent, whose background includes 11 years as a travel advisor and positions in business development and sales with Trafalgar Tours, Norwegian Cruise Line, Insight Vacations and other companies.

Sargent will cover Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah and Washington, as well as British Columbia.

Riviera’s other regional sales directors in North America are David Holmwood and Bruce Metzendorf.