In her new role, she will be responsible for representing the award-winning brand’s portfolio of North American cruise vacations, comprised of Rivers, Lakes & Oceans and Expedition experiences.
Yates joins the team with more than 12 years of cruise industry experience. Before joining AQV, she was a concession partner working with Royal Caribbean International, Holland America Line, and Disney Cruise Lines. Most recently, she was a fleet manager for Park West Gallery. Yates previously was fleet managing director at the PPI Group and a brand manager at Danyal Paraiba prior to that. She began her cruise career working at sea, where she was part of the entertainment team at Carnival Cruise Line.
Yates is a graduate of Victor Valley College, where she earned her bachelor’s degree. Outside of work, she cherishes her time spent with her loving fiancé and two young daughters.