CEO Cruises News Media Group

Virginia Lopez Valiente is the owner and CEO of Cruises News Media Group, a company dedicated to communication, marketing, consultancy and promotion of the Cruise industry.

Cruises News Media Group edits the magazine Cruises News and organises annually the International Cruise Summit, the Cruise Excellence Awards, Cruise Forums and Cruise Trainings.

Virginia is considered one of most seasoned cruise expert in Spain and Spanish speaking countries and has spent most of her more two-decade career leading departments of commercial, marketing and operations in international companies and environments of various sectors such as transport, hospitality and consultancy.

Before founding Cruises News Media Group, she held various managerial positions in companies such as DHL, Panalpina Global Transport, Air Express International, Thomas International and IPS Consultants and was Director of Operations for Spain and Portugal at Hospitality Marketing Concepts, an American multinational of marketing and loyalty programs for luxury hotels and chains.

She has a degree in Business Administration, International Trade and Marketing and completed her executive program (PGD) in Marketing Management and Strategic Management at the British School of Management Sciences.

Virginia is also the publisher and Chief editor of Cruises News, the magazine.

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