19 SEP 2018: Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection has announced the appointment of Carlo Rinaldi as district sales manager for Eastern Canada effective immediately. Rinaldi comes to his new role with over 15 years of experience in the Canadian hospitality and travel industry, most recently at Porter Airlines as one of the founding members of its sales team.

“We are very excited to have Carlo join our North American sales team,” says Michelle Palma, vice president, Field Sales of North America for Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection. “Carlo brings a wealth of expertise in sales and new business development to this role. His ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with our agency partners will allow Uniworld to build our market share in Eastern Canada in 2019 and beyond.”

Kristian Anderson, senior vice president of Global Sales for Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection adds, “Carlo has the passion, drive and commitment that we need to grow our business with our agency partners.”

Rinaldi’s vast knowledge of the trade business, which includes direct experience in business development, sales strategy, and account management with leading brands such as Starwood, IHG and Delta Hotels, will allow Uniworld to further strengthen its presence in Eastern Canada. For the last 10 years, Rinaldi has been the solid foundation of Porter Airlines in Québec and contributed to its corporate and agency growth in Eastern Canada.

He has also been an active member and volunteer with several professional associations, including ACTE, GBTA, and SKAL International and dedicates his personal time on various committees for several not-for-profit organizations such as The Fondations Jean Lapointe, Charles Bruneau, and Montreal Inc.

Carlo Rinaldi can be reached directly at carlo.rinaldi@uniworld.com, (818) 382-2718 at the office or via his mobile on (514) 743-6001.

 

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