Cruiseyields aims to provide outcomes that consistently beat clients’ expectations, whatever the agreed consultancy specification. It is the talent and integrity of the Cruiseyields associate team that drives tangible results upon which client organisations can build.
In addition to Cruiseyields, David is a Visiting Lecturer in Travel and Tourism at the University of Hertfordshire and is in demand to moderate or speak at conferences throughout Europe, and to contribute regularly to travel and tourism publications. He is also a Fellow of the UK Institute of Travel and Tourism.
J. Michael Crye
Michael’s successful experience representing the industry before bodies such as the EU in Brussels, The World Health Organisation, The International Maritime Organisation and The International labour Organisation lends a unique perspective to Cruiseyields services to cruise port authorities, destinations, travel, tourism and leisure organisations.
He conceived, designed and built MS Access applications to streamline the hotel holiday product, aviation and cruise line planning process. In recent years, he has focussed on Commercial Analytics, devising enhanced solutions and building complex test models for the sophisticated yield management systems.
Brian has worked with David recently to create the highly acclaimed “To Call or not to Call…” and “Deployment Dilemmas” interactive itinerary planning games for the 2015 and 2016 CLIA Ports and Destinations Summits and the 2016 CLIA Executive Partner Summit.
As Head Of Tourism for the City of Liverpool between 2004-2012, Keith led the tourism related aspects of the planning and delivery of its European Capital of Culture year in 2008, including the development and delivery of the new City of Liverpool Cruise Terminal. He took a strategic role in the growth of Liverpool as a destination and the development of numerous themes, especially heritage and gastronomy, as well as “50 years of the Beatles in 2012”.
Alessandra Lotufo Alonso
Her skills in mentoring, coaching and teambuilding, as well as strategy, planning and learning and development, supports Cruiseyields in maximising client benefits from a people and leadership perspective.
Maurice has many years experience with a number of cruise lines and worked with David at Thomson Cruises to turn innovative ideas for cruise itineraries into reality, sometimes operating in the most unlikely of places. He is an itinerary planning and operations specialist and has opened up a number of new ports and destinations for cruising, to the benefit of many. He acts as general support across a range of assignments.