Meet the team behind World of Cruising.

World of Cruising's team are here to bring the very best cruising information, insight and suggestions to you.

Meet the team here...

Chris Pitchford, Founder & CEO

Chris’ publishing career started at Timothy Benn Publishing in 1993 and then joined Haymarket Publishing. During his time at Haymarket, Chris’ entrepreneurialism helped him launch numerous products, from magazines and newsletters to live events, as well as consistently driving revenues across a wide range of sectors. Chris moved to CallCredit, the second largest credit checking agency in the UK, where he honed his understanding of the importance of data. Chris founded Real Response Media in 2011, creating a media business that generates consistent leads for its clients. As CEO, Chris is responsible for all aspects of the company, but also takes a personal and instrumental lead in driving sales across the group.

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James Gambling, Marketing Consultant

James’s career was formed at over 50s specialist Saga Travel spending his latter years there as Marketing Director for Saga Cruise. During this tenure James led the marketing team through the redevelopment of Saga Cruising’s brand and new ship launches. James then led the marketing team for Travelopia’s Tailormade brands prior to then joining Fleetway Travel as Chief Marketing Officer & Director of Customer Experience prior to joining Real Response Media in May 2020. With a real focus on the customer experience combined with detailed knowledge of the Cruise Industry and its customers, James is focused on delivering the best experience for our customers whilst ensuring high quality and high return promotional opportunities for our partners.

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