Carnival Maritime has appointed Sandra Diana Bratland (pictured) to the newly created post of Director, Destination Affairs for Carnival Group Norway.
She took up her position in a new representative office in Bergen on 1st October.
“Norway is a strategic destination for Carnival’s Brands,” said Remco Buis, Senior Vice President Port Operations & Development at Carnival Maritime, “and we believe we can ensure better stakeholder engagement and dialogue with relevant institutions through local representation.”
In this newly created role, Bratland will represent all relevant Carnival brands in the region and work closely with all stakeholders on active destination development and further improving sustainable cruise tourism.
Bratland has extensive experience on ports and destination related matters and was most recently employed by the Port of Bergen as the Head of Cruise Development after spending almost four years as the Managing Director for Cruise Norway.
Her other positions include Director of Shore Excursions for European Cruise Services.
Carnival Maritime is the marine service unit for Costa Group, part of Carnival Corp.