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John Hall’s Alaska Promotes Leadership Team for Summer Tour Season

Jun 27, 2024 | Right Moves, Tourism

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Family-owned small-group tour operator John Hall’s Alaska promoted two longtime employees to vice president. Also, two new personnel strengthen growth in Minnesota and in charter operations. “These promotions reflect the unwavering dedication and instrumental contributions of these individuals to our growth over the past two decades,” says founder, president, and CEO John Hall, Sr. “Furthermore, the addition of these talented individuals strengthens our team’s capabilities and reinforces our commitment to delivering remarkable experiences to our guests.”

Catherine Zulkifli

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Catherine Zulkifli, who has been an integral part of John Hall’s Alaska since 2005, is promoted to Vice President of Tour Operations. Zulkifli initially served as an onboard cruise manager and later transitioned to land operations in Anchorage. After a period working for organizations like Disney, she returned in 2021 as Director of Tour Operations, helping to develop World Adventures tours.

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Jenny Johnson

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Jenny Johnson, a vital part of the John Hall’s Alaska team since she was sixteen years old, is promoted to Vice President of Guest Operations. Johnson worked throughout high school and college until she earned her degree in hospitality and tourism. After spending several years gaining experience at the Four Seasons Hotel Austin and working for Holland America Line in the shore excursions department, she returned to John Hall’s Alaska as a cruise manager in 2005 and quickly transitioned into corporate guest operations.

Rebecca Fernandez

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Rebecca Fernandez joins John Hall’s Alaska in the Partnership Management and Guest Operations team. Transferring her experience in school administration to the travel industry, Fernandez supports sales, marketing, and charter and group client partnerships. Her experience brings a fresh perspective and invaluable insights to the John Hall’s Alaska team.

Adam Schimbeno

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Adam Schimbeno, a part-time member of the John Hall’s Alaska family for eight years, transitioned to full-time with the Motorcoach and Charter Operations team. Having worked for John Hall’s Alaska in summer while teaching, Schimbeno supports ground operations in Alaska and Minnesota. Schimbeno also supports efforts in building relationships with local schools, athletics, and other transportation opportunities.

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