Tim Jacox Named President & COO At Un-Cruise Adventures

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Tim Jacox

Small ship cruise line Un-Cruise Adventures has announced that longtime executive Tim Jacox is stepping into a new role at the line as President & Chief Operations Officer.

The adventure and river cruise company has a fleet of 8 ships and sails in Alaska, the Columbia/Snake Rivers, the Pacific Northwest, Mexico, Hawaii, Central and South America.

Jacox has been with the company for 14 years in executive management and sales and marketing roles. Previously, he held the title of Principal & xecutive Vice President.

Jacox is a 30+ year veteran of the travel industry with 20 years spent in operations, sales and marketing as well as executive leadership at the former Alaska Sightseeing/Cruise West. In 2009, Jacox partnered with Captain Dan Blanchard, Principal & CEO of Un-Cruise Adventures, to reorganize and expand operations.

“Tim and I have worked side-by-side for 28 years,” said Captain Dan Blanchard, CEO. “I think the opportunity for him to take the helm is not only timely, but appropriate, given the growth of our company.”

“I am truly excited to lead such an outstanding, experienced, skilled and unrelenting group of team members at Un-Cruise Adventures,” Jacox remarked. “Small ship cruising has been in my blood since 1st starting in the industry in 1979, and working with travel agent partners stands as a mainstay of my career.”

Blanchard remains Principal & CEO with product development directors reporting to him. He plans to spend time meeting cruisers in Alaska, planning the company’s growth and developing new destinations and itineraries that fit the line’s specialty of small ship cruises along the West Coast of the Americas.

With 8 vessels plus 1 partner vessel carrying 22-88 pax, the company reports a carrying capacity of 13,350 passengers on board its ships for 2015. In 2016, operations begin for the 1st time in the Galápagos Islands and Costa Rica/Panama.

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