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Seb Pelisse takes up trade marketing role at Celestyal

Seb Pelisse joins Celestyal from Virgin Voyages, where he was a marketing executive with a remit for trade experiential activations and events
Celestyal appointed former Virgin Voyages employee, Seb Pelisse, to the role of trade marketing executive, UK and Australia.

Reporting into Anna Gregori, VP brand, marketing, communications and customer Journey, he will focus on working with the trade to deliver events and raise awareness of Celestyal's brand, products, fleet, destinations, service and offers.

While at Virgin, he was a marketing executive with a remit for trade experiential activations and events, and has worked in customer service for easyJet and British Airways. 

Further recruitment planned

Celestyal now has a 11-strong dedicated trade team, with further recruitment planned. The team is headed up by Janet Parton, VP business development UK, Europe & Australia.

Refreshed brand

According to Gregori, Pelisse ‘...has a passion for cruise, travel and trade, a perfect combination that brings with it a valuable customer focus and frontline travel industry perspective.’ 

She added, ‘Seb is looking to make our brand sizzle with our valued trade partners and we're looking forward to seeing his passion translate into creating unmissable moments for our agent partners, and bringing the refreshed Celestyal brand and direction to life.’ 

Travel trade goals

‘I am ecstatic to be joining Celestyal and contributing to their global brand development,’ commented Pelisse. ‘Within this role I aim to support, educate and collaborate with the trade as Celestyal continues its exciting growth. 

‘I am looking forward to bringing my broad network of contacts, knowledge of global markets and cultures as well as travel knowledge to help Celestyal continue to become a significant force within the cruise sector.’