Kathy Fitzgibbons – Director, Sourcing & Contracting
A 34-year veteran of the incentive travel industry with Maritz Global Events, Kathy has been dedicated for over 25 of those years as a Cruise Specialist. Kathy’s reputation in the incentive travel community is outstanding with her background of sourcing, procurement and negotiations always approached with a win-win attitude and utmost respect.
Kathy’s talents include deep expertise in cruise contract management, including contract interpretation, cost savings identification, maritime law and risk mitigation. She also has vast subject matter expertise in the cruise industry worldwide as well as extensive international destination knowledge. This experience and skill set are the basis for helping customers and colleagues identify the right ship, destination, pricing and value. She has years of experience negotiating charter and group contracts for everything from the largest cruise ships to the smallest yachts, and everything in between.
Kathy has traveled and sailed extensively to over 30 countries and visited 6 of 7 continents thus far. She was born and raised in St. Louis, where she will remain representing 3D Cruise Partners. In her spare time, Kathy enjoys staying active with anything and everything outdoors, exercise, her church, and spending time with family, close friends, and her Border Terrier, Sammy. Cruise and travel are her passion, as well as helping others to be connected to one another.