Royal Caribbean International head of sales Torey Kings-Hodkin is to join Disney Destinations International as its new trade sales and marketing director.
Kings-Hodkin will take up her new role on February 19, reporting to Angelica Constantini, vice-president of sales and marketing for Disneyland Paris UK & Ireland, and the EMEA regions for Walt Disney World and Disney Cruise Line.
She replaces Tracey Silverwood, who is understood to have relocated back to the US this summer.
Kings-Hodkin joined Royal Caribbean in February 2020 after 27 years at Thomas Cook, where she held senior roles in commercial and retail before becoming head of commercial partnerships.
Kings-Hodkin said: “I am absolutely thrilled to be joining the Disney Destinations International family and such an incredible brand.
“Coming from a trade background, I am passionate about agents and the value they add, and can’t wait to work with the brilliant team at Disney to further build on the fantastic work they’ve been doing.”
Disney Destinations International said Kings-Hodkin “brings a wealth of over 30 years’ experience across trade, retail, commercial and distribution”.