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Movers + Shakers: Oceania Cruises adds Angie Kemp as Business Development Specialist, Qld

Angie Kemp has joined Oceania Cruises as its new Business Development Specialist, Queensland, based in Brisbane.

Angie Kemp has joined Oceania Cruises as its new Business Development Specialist, Queensland, based in Brisbane.

In her new role, Kemp will steer the company’s ambitious sales push across the state, building upon its position as a culinary and destination-focused cruise line.

With more than 25 years of leisure, travel, and tourism industry experience, Kemp has held an array of different roles, starting in 1996 at Flight Centre Travel Group in senior travel consultant and management positions before moving on to Go Holidays, selling wholesale travel packages specialising in Asia, South Pacific and New Zealand.

Since then, Kemp has held several senior sales and business development positions at Sirromet Wines, Omniche Holidays and Globus Family of Brands Australasia. 

Most recently, she was the Business Development Manager, Queensland & NT for Back-Roads Touring.

Oceania Cruises in Portofino during a World Cruise
Oceania Cruises in Portofino.

“I feel privileged to join the Oceania Cruises family and work with this beautiful upper premium line, building on the strong position that the brand currently holds in the Australian market,” Kemp told Karryon.

“I’m excited to work with an industry-leading team of sales and marketing professionals who share the same focus, drive and commitment.

“Oceania Cruises’ Finest Cuisine at Sea, intimate ships, combined with a raft of incredible value offers and trade incentives, is what has drawn me to the company. I am looking forward to the journey ahead.”

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Jason Worth, Oceania Cruises Vice President, International Sales

Oceania Cruises Vice President, International Sales, Jason Worth, said the company is excited about Angie’s arrival.

“With her proven experience across wholesale, retail and business development, coupled with her broad travel industry knowledge and contacts, we know that Angie will be a huge asset in helping the Oceania Cruises team to reach our ambitious targets in Queensland,” he told Karryon

“Her genuine passion for the travel industry, strategic mindset, and relationship-building skills will be a benefit to the organisation.”

Oceania Cruises operates eight small, luxurious ships with a maximum of 1,250 guests. Itineraries span over 600 boutique ports in more than 100 countries on seven continents.

In November, the cruise line released new 2024 itineraries focusing on the Mediterranean.