Press Release of 01/13/2015

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises appoints a Sales Representative for Belgium and the Netherlands

  • Davy Van Acker is the new Sales Representative for Belgium and the Netherlands
  • Belgium and the Netherlands are strong growing markets for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has appointed a new Sales Representative for Belgium and the Netherlands. In his new role as Sales Representative, Davy Van Acker will assume responsibility for sales activities in both markets, and will work closely with the Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ head office in Hamburg.

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The Belgian Davy Van Acker, who works as a freelance in the travel industry, will now be responsible for expanding the international sales in the Belgian and Dutch marketplace. The position has been created as part of the company’s international strategy. Both Belgium and the Netherlands are strong and growing markets for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises.

Michael Steffl, the Manager of International Sales at Hapag-Lloyd Cruises comments: “I welcome Davy Van Acker as our new Sales Representative for Belgium and the Netherlands. We have had many Belgian and Dutch guests on board our fleet until today. Davy will be working towards further increasing our sales activities in both markets.”

Davy Van Acker, Sales Representative for Belgium and the Netherlands for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises says: “I am thrilled to be working for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, an exclusive and professional brand. I believe that the contemporary luxury cruise ship EUROPA 2, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises' fully bilingual ship, is a perfect match for Belgian and Dutch guests. Casual luxury, an exceptional high culinary standard, and the greatest space per passenger, are just three unique selling points for this incredible and award-winning ship.”

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ EUROPA 2
The EUROPA 2 is a modern and casual luxury ship, which does away with cruise traditions such as the captain's dinner, and for the second time has received the highest distinction of a *5-stars-plus ranking from the 2015 “Berlitz Cruise Guide”. With up to 500 guests, the EUROPA 2 provides the greatest space per passenger on a cruise ship anywhere in the world. The ship features exclusively suites with verandas and a minimum area of 35 m2 (376 ft2).

Hamburg, January 2015

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