Saturday, 15 October 2011

Mary Filbee joins Oceanwide Expeditions as Director of Marketing and Sales


It is my great pleasure to inform you that Mary Filbee has joined Oceanwide Expeditions as Director of Marketing and Sales. In this position, she will also be responsible for all sales activities in the English speaking markets (such as the US and Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand) and new product development. Please be so kind to direct your new sales enquiries for the English speaking markets, including group and charter requests to Mary Filbee. (The procedures for reservations remain unchanged. You can contact our head-office in Vlissingen, the Netherlands and for all reservations in the US and Canada you can contact our office in Houston, USA.)

Mary has long-term experience with and a great knowledge of the expedition cruise product in the Arctic and Antarctic Regions. As Marketing and Sales Director of Polar Star Expeditions she was responsible for all aspects of international marketing and sales activities, managed the reservations department, and developed new products, annual sailing schedules, daily itineraries and programming of the ship-based voyages (in cooperation with the Operations Manager). Mary has established relationships with tour operators and charterers worldwide.

Mary Filbee is based and will operate from Chester, Canada. She can be reached at mary.filbee@oceanwide-expeditions.com. Her phone number is ++ 1 – 902 275 4745, mobile phone ++ 1 – 902 277 2280.

I am sure that Mary is a welcome addition to our Oceanwide team and I am positive it will be a pleasure for you to co-operate with her.

With best regards,

Michel van Gessel
Managing Director
Oceanwide Expeditions

Mary Filbee was most recently manager of marketing and sales for now-defunct Polar Star Expeditions, a position she held for over seven years.