Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), one of the world’s leading maritime and logistics service providers, has announced the appointment of Jasem Zaiton as Commercial Manager, Cruise Solutions. In his previous role Jasem led the cruise sector at dnata, a member of the Emirates Group, where he spearheaded a dedicated cruise department, delivering shore excursions and ground handling services to passengers in the region.
With over ten years’ cruise-orientated experience in destination management services, Jasem has focused on cruise tourism, contributing to Dubai becoming a cruise hub and developing premier cruise passenger handling in the UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman and India.
Grant Holmes, ISS Vice President, Cruise Solutions, said: “Jasem’s new role is to focus on cruise consultancy expansion and the development of destination management opportunities. By increasing our portfolio we can offer cruise lines a one stop shop of port agency, shore excursions and ground handling services on a worldwide scale under the umbrella of ISS-Cruise.”