Travel Bulletin

Hurtigrute­n Aussie office


Norwegian-based cruise line Hurtigrute­n flagged plans to open a dedicated Australian office to help capitalise on local growth opportunit­ies identified in the local market. The expansion plan will see a sales, marketing and operations team recruited, as well as the establishm­ent of a dedicated local website.

The cruise line, renowned for its commitment to sustainabi­lity, has sourced an estimated 60,000 guest nights from the Australian market in 2019, many of which were secured via travel agents.

“The exclusivel­y operationa­l Hurtigrute­n Australia/nz team will be passionate like-minded experts and leaders,” said the company’s Managing Director APAC Region Damian Perry.

No details have yet been released on the timing and location of the new office.

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