rss icon Subscribe
desktop mobile

ISS Names Zaiton Commercial Manager, Cruise

Jasem Zaiton (Photo: ISS)

Posted by Eric Haun

Maritime and logistics service provider Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) said it has appointed Jasem Zaiton as its new Commercial Manager, Cruise Solutions.

In his previous role Zaiton led the cruise sector at dnata, a member of the Emirates Group, where he spearheaded a dedicated cruise department delivering shore excursions and ground handling services to more than one million cruise passengers in the region.

With over 10 years' cruise-orientated experience in destination management services Zaiton has focused on cruise tourism, contributing to Dubai becoming a Cruise HUB of the Cruise Arabia region and developing cruise passenger handling in the UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman and India.

Reporting to Grant Holmes, ISS VP Cruise Solutions, Zaiton also has firsthand experience of handling cruise passengers, cruise lines (all segments) and destination management, especially in enhancing the potential of heritage and attraction sites. He is an accredited international World Federation of Tourist Guides Associations trainer (WFTGA) and trained tourist guides to effectively support emerging cruise destinations.

"Jasem's new role is to focus on cruise consultancy expansion and the development of destination management opportunities," said Grant Holmes, ISS VP Cruise Solutions. "By increasing our portfolio we can offer cruise lines a one stop shop of port agency, shore excursions and ground handling services on a worldwide scale under the umbrella of ISS-Cruise."

Apr 12, 2017

 

Cruise Ship Trends

Coast Guard Medevacs Cruise Ship Passenger

File photo: MSC Divina (Courtesy MSC Cruises)

The U.S. Coast Guard has medevaced a 57-year-old man from the cruise ship MSC Divina approximately

Top 20 Cruise Ports: Apply Now

© PixieMe / Adobe Stock

The January/February 2018 edition of Maritime Logistics Professional will focus on today’s cruise

MV Werften Cuts First Steel for Crystal Endeavor

Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay pushes the button to start the first steel cut (Photo: MV Werften)

Shipbuilder MV Werften said it has begun building Crystal’s new luxury expedition yacht

Logistics

London Gateway Ups Security Measures

(Photo: DP World London Gateway)

Expanded use of converged security and information management platform will support physical and

G E Shipping Sells Supramax

Photo: The Great Eastern Shipping Co. Ltd.

India’s largest private sector shipping company  Great Eastern Shipping Company Limited (G E

Global Ship Lease Extends TC with CMA CGM

Photo: CMA CGM

Global Ship Lease, a containership charter owner, announced that it has agreed to an extension of

Maritime Apps