John Bell 
Michelle Boots
John Bell
Sr. Director of Marketing
John Bell leads the Marketing team for Cruise Specialists, ensuring that our clients receive the most relevant and valuable offers from the cruise lines they are most interested in.
John’s travel industry career began 25 years ago at Golden Bear/American Express, and he has held a variety of roles in IT and Marketing. John leads a team of dedicated professionals who create Cruise Specialists’ print brochures, newsletters, emails, blog posts and social media content that stirs interest from potential and current clients. John has led efforts to help Cruise Specialists become a more data-driven business, ensuring travelers receive offers that will appeal to them. He also works with our cruise consultants and sales team to watch for the latest trends in what is popular with our guests.

John believes that travel creates some of the most significant memories of people’s lives and this fuels his passion and guides his work each day.