RCL Cruises has promoted Nicki Tempest-Mitchell to head of trade sales UK & Ireland as part of its trade sales team restructure. Tempest-Mitchell will report to UK and Ireland general manager Jo Rzymowska and will oversee a team of seven including three new roles. These include a key account manager specifically for Co-operative Travel Group when its merger with Thomas Cook is completed, a new head of sales for Royal Caribbean International and a field sales manager who will oversee the key account managers across the UK and Ireland. The national account managers for Thomas Cook and TUI will remain as Lisa Clarkson and Lindsay Dixon respectively. Michael English will remain as head of sales for Celebrity Cruises and Azamara Club Cruises. “Nicki Tempest-Mitchell’s well deserved promotion and our new structure demonstrates our commitment to the trade, and now more than ever ensures that we are in a position to manage the needs of the trade and deliver on our promise to work in true partnership,” said Rzymowska on the appointment. The restructuring has increased the sales team members to 29.