Annabella Stagner was recently promoted to Vice President and General Manager of Hornblower Bay Area (which includes the newly opened Sacramento port). She gave us some of her thoughts on her first few weeks in this new position.
It has been fast paced and exciting. The transition has been great. I've been getting in touch with the crew and rolling up my sleeves.
2) What has been the biggest change/surprise?
The biggest surprise is how much fun I'm having getting back to basics. I began my career at Hornblower as a Steward/bartender and now I'm in a position to help our crew and our guests have the best Hornblower experience.
3) What are your first priorities?
My first priority is focusing on the Hornblower experience and continuing our superb brand name in the industry. Also, focusing on our crew and the guests.
4) What do you see as the biggest opportunities over the next six months?
One great opportunity is increasing awareness of what a great site Hornblower is to have a company meeting or an employee appreciation.
5) How would your characterize the Hornblower Bay Area crew?
Upbeat, friendly, dedicated, experienced and knowledgeable.
Read more about Annabella on the Hornblower pressroom!