In addition to her Canada portfolio, Thurlow will take on Holland America and Seabourn sales responsibilities for Virtuoso, Signature Travel Network, Costco, Our Vacation Center, Expedia and Travelocity.
'Christine has been with the company for many years and she’s continued to grow and evolve as her role has developed,' said her boss, Charlie Dunwoody, senior director, national accounts, North America.
Thurlow joined Holland America Line in 1995 and has held various sales management positions. Before managing national accounts for Canada, she served as HAL's business development manager for British Columbia from 1995 to 2001.
She received the Outstanding Achievement Award for Sales 2011 and was named Cruise Supplier of the Year for Travelsavers Canada 2011, CAA Cruise Supplier of the Year from 2006 through 2010 and Cruise Partner of Year from the Ensemble Travel Group from 2006 through 2013.
Thurlow lives in Vancouver, BC.