Cruise Nation has appointed Tracey James as its new head of product.

James joins the Swansea-based tour operator with over 25 years’ experience in the travel industry, both in the UK and overseas.

She will be responsible for overseeing product development and managing the product team helping to create signature packages unique to Cruise Nation.

The former operations manager at Imagine Cruising will also work alongside Cruise Nation’s concierge team to create packages and e tasked with forging relationships with suppliers.

James previously worked Miles Morgan Travel and Tailor Made Travel Cheltenham.

She said: “I am thrilled to be taking on a fresh challenge. I’ve travelled extensively all over the world and am looking forward to using my knowledge and industry relationships to further expand the company’s portfolio of industry-leading value for money cruise holidays.”

Phil Evans, owner and managing director of Cruise Nation added: “We’re delighted to welcome Tracey to the team. We believe her experience in travel will be invaluable to developing new and exciting products for Cruise Nation customers while maintaining our ethos of delivering the best quality cruise holidays at the lowest possible prices.”