Traveltek has appointed travel industry veteran Steven Hattem as senior vice president, Americas and global head of cruise.
Based in the Glasgow company’s South Florida office, Hattem will oversee the Americas and have global responsibilities for Traveltek’s cruise products and strategic vision.
Hattem joins Traveltek from Amadeus North America, where he was responsible for leisure and cruise marketing.
Prior to Amadeus he was vice president of marketing and communications at World Travel Holdings’ CruiseOne and Cruises Inc.
He also held executive positions with SinglesCruise.com (part of Carlson/Travel Leaders), Oceania Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Lines.
“We are delighted that Steven has agreed to join our executive leadership team,” said Kenny Picken, president and group managing director of Traveltek.
“Steven brings a wealth of knowledge in travel technology and expertise within the cruise industry making him the ideal candidate to lead our expansion into the Americas and oversee our global cruise strategy.”
Hatten added: “I am thrilled to join this innovative travel technology company.
“Traveltek has developed an incredibly robust API and advanced travel booking engine including dynamic packaging for cruise, hotel, air and transportation and a complete end-to-end booking solution for travel sellers looking to grow their online presence.”