Jennifer de la Cruz will join Travel Leaders Group as its
vice president of public relations and communications on Feb. 5.
De la Cruz will leave Carnival Cruise Line, where she is
vice president of corporate communications.
During her tenure at Carnival, de la Cruz had previously held
dual roles supporting the cruise line’s parent company, Carnival Corp., in the
areas of media relations and financial communications.
Prior to her time at Carnival, de la Cruz held public
relations positions at Carnival Air Lines and the Crystal Palace Resort &
Casino in Nassau, Bahamas.
She will be based in Travel Leaders' office in Alexandria,
Va., and will report to Dina Ruden, senior vice president of public relations
De la Cruz will supervise other members of Travel Leaders'
public relations team, including Sheree Curry, Berit Griffin and Hillary Kline.
"Jennifer is a highly seasoned public relations
professional with 30 years of experience in the travel industry, with senior
leadership experience in internal and external communications, and strong ties
with both the trade and consumer news media," Travel Leaders Group chief
marketing officer Stephen McGillivray said in a statement. "We are
thrilled Jennifer will be joining Travel Leaders Group."