New York, NY (PRWEB) April 24, 2013
Brian McCabe has joined the management team of New York Water Taxi (NYWT) and Circle Line Downtown as Chief Operating Officer where he will oversee all business strategy & development, operations, sales, customer service and marketing. As a seasoned Hospitality Executive, McCabe’s first priority is to ensure that the company continues to deliver impeccable customer service with an unparalleled best in market product.
An accomplished leader in Travel, Hospitality and Tourism, Brian began his career at the Savoy Hotel in London. He has extensive global expertise in strategic planning, sales & marketing, operations and customer service. “The number one thing that drives me is engaging and motivating people to deliver excellent customer service” said McCabe.
Prior to joining New York Water Taxi, Brian was the Executive Vice President for Worktopia where he built a highly motivated customer-focused operations and sales team that brought about significant change in the Corporate Meetings sector within the Hotel & Travel Industry. Brian also held senior executive roles in Europe, the Middle East and the United States including Millennium & Copthorn Hotels and the Ladbroke Group.
“As a long term New York resident, I appreciate the waterfront and the vitality it brings to this city.” said McCabe. It is a privilege to join the New York Water Taxi team and be part of an organization whose mission is to connect the Hudson and the East River for its residents and the millions of tourists who visit each year. This is a wonderful opportunity and challenge”.
“We are excited to have Brian aboard the New York Water Taxi and Circle Line Downtown team,” said Helena Durst, President of both companies. “Brian brings invaluable experience and passion to our industry and operations. Brian is filling a role that will further the company’s ability to focus on long term growth. We are excited to continually be growing in line with vision 2020: New York City Comprehensive Waterfront Plan”.
About New York Water Taxi:
New York Water Taxi (NYWT), an affiliate company of The Durst Organization, Inc, has been New York fixture since 2002. Beginning with a spunky fleet of five distinctive black and yellow-checkered vessels, today, the iconic 12-vessel fleet also includes the vessels of NYWT’s sister organization Circle Line Downtown.
NYWT’s mission is to provide entertaining, stimulating, and enlightening ways to see New York City’s dazzling skyline, celebrated bridges, lush waterfront parks and enjoy the City, while maintaining a community-conscious fleet that honors our cherished waterways. For more information, please visit http://www.nywatertaxi.com. Enjoy the ride TM!