Vice President, Sales & Marketing
The Cruising Queen
Theresa Scalzitti worked for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., for 21 years before joining Cruise Planners in 2016. Her past roles included Cruisetour Product Marketing Manager for Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises, Manager of Onboard Revenue/Hotel Operations and Quality Assurance Manager. Scalzitti was the dedicated Home-Based Channel Sales Manager for several years working with the nation’s top Home-Based agencies and she is known as being an advocate for travel agents (especially home-based). She is results-driven, has an extensive background in various marketing programs and created and executed several new programs and promotions that generated millions of dollars in incremental revenue.
Today, as VP, Sales & Marketing for the nation’s largest home-based travel franchise organization, Scalzitti leads the organization’s sales and marketing and business development teams and is committed to giving the franchisees the marketing and sales tools needed to help them make their business a highly profitable one.
Birthplace: Pembroke Pines, FL
Hobbies: CrossFit and Shopping
Favorite Vacation Spot: I’ve had the luxury in my 20+ years in travel to visit many destinations, so it’s hard to pick one; but Italy and Spain are my two favorite countries to visit.
Bucket List: Thailand, Fiji and Australia
Cruisitude™: I always try to find the positive in everything and everyone.
-I set a record in high school on my swim team (200 yard medley relay)
-I have a set of twins (boy/girl)
-I love reality TV shows
-I skydived (once!) and love roller coasters