American Queen Voyages has promoted Kevin Lorton to the position of vice president of sales. The former regional vice president for California for AQV's sister brand, City Cruises, Lorton brings decades of hospitality experience to the role. He will be in charge of leading the sales and management teams, helping strengthen the brand's customer relationships, and driving revenue growth.
"With his years of hospitality expertise, exceptional sales acumen, and proven track record, we are thrilled to welcome Kevin Lorton to the AQV team," said Adam Peakes, president of Hornblower Group. "As someone who has previous experience with our sister brand, I'm looking forward to the fresh, new ideas Kevin brings to the table as we continue to level up our services for American Queen Voyages."
Prior to his time at City Cruises, Lorton served as vice president and general manager of Greater Los Angeles and Orange County, as well as the director of sales and marketing, promotions manager, and public cruise manager.