Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Australis makes UK sales appointment

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Silvia Vizzoni
Australis, the expedition cruise company, has appointed Silvia Vizzoni to head up sales and business development in the UK and Ireland.

Silvia has 15 years' experience working in the travel industry in the UK, Ireland and Southern Europe having worked with a number of brands such as Qantas, Aeromexico and Fiji Airways.

In 2013, Vizzoni launched her own travel and tourism representation business, BigBlue Collection, and Australis will join this portfolio of clients.

She will be tasked with developing stronger working relationships with the trade including tour operators and travel industry and destination associations as well as establishing new connections within the cruise and MICE sectors.

"The UK market is integral to Australis so it's vital to have an on the ground presence supporting and growing this market," said Leandro Bruno, marketing manager Europe and Asia.

The company runs three- or four-day all-inclusive cruises through the glacial channels of southern Patagonia and onto Cape Horn.