SEATTLE, WA - August 15, 2019 – Hurtigruten, the world leader in exploration travel, has appointed Storm Tussey-Haverly as Vice President of Marketing to lead the Seattle-based marketing team. Tussey-Haverly brings international branding, as well as digital, e-commerce, and direct marketing expertise to Hurtigruten’s growing team of seasoned leaders. As Vice President of Marketing, Tussey-Haverly plays a vital role in raising the company’s profile among core audiences and driving future business growth and development, with a concentrated effort on creating innovative and integrated marketing strategies to support revenue goals in North America.
“Storm Tussey-Haverly’s experience in domestic and international branding through strategic and integrated channels, as well as her natural passion for travel and exploration, enhances our efforts to capture new market share in North America, starting with the official launch of the world’s first hybrid electric–powered expedition ship, MS Roald Amundsen,” says Hurtigruten Americas President, John Downey. “As a seasoned marketer with an approach that spans multiple channels to target our current core—as well as future, aspirational customers—we look forward to driving our aggressive business plan forward and elevating the Hurtigruten brand with her.”
A true believer in storytelling and driving engagement through thoughtful messaging and delivery of content to target audiences, Tussey-Haverly has a proven track record of success with both in-house and agency experience. She has held positions with Verizon Visible, Lego, and Webroot and Logitech, leading product launches, integrated multi-channel marketing efforts, brand campaigns, partnerships, and more to drive measurable results, build brand acumen, and introduce new products and companies to raise awareness, encourage trial, and establish loyalty.
“There is growing demand in the exploration travel industry from consumers, specifically in the U.S. and Canada,” says Storm Tussey-Haverly, Vice President of Marketing, Hurtigruten. “As a member of the leadership team, I look forward to building upon the storied foundation of the Hurtigruten brand as we continue to drive innovation in the cruising space, from introducing new, environmentally friendly vessels to offering exclusive routes and itineraries.”
Tussey-Haverly’s appointment is a testament to Hurtigruten’s focus and investment in the North American market. With three hybrid electric–powered expedition ships set to debut by 2021, and a number of newly-introduced itineraries including Greenland, Iceland, Alaska, and more, Hurtigruten continues its mission to offer immersive experiences to some of the world’s most pristine and remote destinations.
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Hurtigruten is the world leader in exploration travel. As the largest cruise operator in polar waters, and with 125 years of know-how, we offer immersive experiences to some of the world’s most pristine and remote destinations, including Antarctica, Alaska, Arctic Canada and the Northwest Passage, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Svalbard, and more. Hurtigruten’s fleet consists of 14 expedition ships, custom built for adventure travel. In addition, three new groundbreaking ships will be delivered; MS Roald Amundsen in 2019, MS Fridtjof Nansen in 2020, and a third new build in 2021. These will be the most advanced and environmentally friendly expedition vessels at sea, as well as the world’s first hybrid electric-powered cruise ships. Hurtigruten is an industry leader in sustainability, with a deep commitment to improving the marine environments we call home.
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