|January 27, 2016|
Rocky Mountaineer Announces Graham Cove As Director of Global Sales Operations
|Rocky Mountaineer, a privately owned luxury tourist train offering life changing travel experiences through the Pacific Northwest, has announced the appointment of Graham Cove as its director of global sales operations.|
Based in Vancouver, Cove will lead the company's inside sales team and concentrate his efforts on supporting the international sales teams in maintaining and building new relationships with trade partners globally.
"Graham very much aligns with Rocky Mountaineer's core values and needs as we continue to grow as a company," said Karen Hardie, VP, global sales. "His deep knowledge of the travel industry and wide range of sales experience from cruise lines to OTAs, will take our global sales operations to the next level."
Prior to Rocky Mountaineer, Cove held the position of senior director of franchise performance at Expedia CruiseShipCenters, where he was responsible for the support and sales growth of the company's franchise network. Before Expedia, he spent 22 years with Princess Cruises in a variety of sales and operations roles based both in Canada and the US.
Since 1990, Rocky Mountaineer, the world's largest privately owned luxury tourist train, has welcomed over 1.7 million guests to inhale the mountain air and let nature take their breath away. An unparalleled experience onboard the all dome-fleet offers rich, historic storytelling, world-class cuisine and a first-hand look at the vast and untouched wild beauty of the Pacific Northwest and the Canadian Rockies. With over 65 vacation packages, guests can chose from four unique rail routes, including the company's second three day rail route, Rainforest to Gold Rush, and travel through iconic destinations such as Seattle, WA, Vancouver, BC, and the majestic Canadian Rockies in Alberta.
Vancouver-based Rocky Mountaineer was recently named one of Deloitte Canada's Best Managed Companies for their customer-centric strategy and investment mindset and won Media Corp's award for Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers in 2015. With offices located globally, Rocky Mountaineer continues to expand the business through innovation and strategic growth while focusing on creating life changing experiences for guests.