Formerly Carnival Cruise Lines’ Managing Director of Sales and Marketing for Canada, Justin French has been promoted to Managing Director – International Sales.
French has been with Carnival since 2003 and in his new role will oversee all non-U.S. related trade sales. French will head up a team of international BDMs who manage sales, marketing, and business relationships with travel partners in 83 countries.
At the same time, Carnival announced the promotion of Mike Julius who has been promoted to Managing Director – U.S. Sales.
Julius, a 30 year veteran of the travel industry, including the past 21 years at Carnival, is responsible for the cruise line’s sales efforts throughout the U.S.
French and Julius both report to Joni Rein, Carnival’s Vice President of Worldwide Sales. “Carnival has the most experienced sales team in cruising – with more than 1,000 years of collective cruise industry service. With these new appointments, we’re able to maximize the contributions of our existing personnel while continuing to be a cruise industry innovator and provide the highest level of service to our valued travel agent partners,” stated Rein.