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Blount Small Ship Adventures Expands Staff
New Reservations and Business Development Manager to Service Top Accounts
WARREN, R.I. (November 2010) – Blount Small Ship Adventures is pleased to announce that Esther Pato has joined the company as Reservations and Business Development Manager.
Pato will be responsible for managing key accounts, supervising group marketing and overseeing business development among the travel trade industry. Pato’s prior experience includes 11 years as Marketing Manager for Collette Vacations, as well as 25 years of sales and marketing experience for companies including Summer Infant Products and Martin Copeland eyewear.
“Esther’s unique combination of travel industry experience and marketing acumen make her the perfect addition to our team,” said Nancy Blount, President of Blount Small Ship Adventures. “She will be a remarkable liaison to the travel agencies and an invaluable asset to our company as we continually strive to offer our customers the most unique and personal cruise experience available.”
Blount Small Ship Adventures (formerly known as American Canadian Caribbean Line, Inc.) is a small ship cruise line specializing in unique coastal itineraries to the Caribbean, Central America, U.S. and Canada. Founded in 1966, this family-owned company operates three U.S.-registry and U.S.-crewed ships. Each ship (66-98 passengers) features patented designs such as retractable pilothouses and shallow-draft bow landing ramps that enable them to access remote destinations larger ships cannot.