Mazloum heads up Disney Cruise Line

Disney has announced a number of leadership changes at within its divisions, including Disney Cruise Line. For example, Thomas Mazloum, (pictured) formerly Senior Vice President of Resort and Transportation Operations at Walt Disney World Resort, has been appointed President, Disney Signature Experiences, which includes Disney [Read more...]

2020-05-29T08:59:37+00:00 May 29th, 2020|Appointments|

Read joins Storylines

Storylines, currently developing a residential type cruise ship, has appointed Dr Paul Read as Project Manager for newbuilding projects. He is CEO of Gelen Marine and has over 25 years of experience in shipbuilding and conversions.  He is a chartered Naval Architect and Marine Engineer [Read more...]

2020-05-29T08:57:02+00:00 May 29th, 2020|Appointments|

New Port Everglades CEO and Port Director

Broward County Administrator, Bertha Henry, has announced that Jonathan Daniels is to be Port Everglades new CEO and Port Director. As well as catering for cruise ships, Port Everglades handles other cargoes and is currently  undergoing a $1.6 bill port expansion project. Daniels will come [Read more...]

2020-05-29T08:47:23+00:00 May 29th, 2020|Appointments|

CalMac abandons apprentice intake

The Covid-19 emergency has forced Scottish ferry operator CalMac to defer its 2020 intake of modern apprentices (MAs). CalMac said that it had been planning to recruit 20 MAs into deck, engine and hospitality roles this year, but the process has now been postponed until [Read more...]

2020-04-27T09:46:11+00:00 April 27th, 2020|Appointments|

Pimentel quits Azamara

Azamara President and CEO, Larry Pimentel (pictured), has resigned. His resignation came along with the announcement that Azamara parent company, Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL), had laid off or furloughed 26% of its US workforce equal to about 1,300 of its 5,000-plus employees. Pimentel had determined [Read more...]

2020-04-27T08:10:56+00:00 April 27th, 2020|Appointments|

Lindblad adds two independent directors

Lindblad Expeditions has appointed Thomas (Tad) Smith (pictured), Jr and Sarah Farrell as independent directors. Smith has a long history of leadership positions, including his most recent position as President and CEO of Sotheby's (NYSE), where he developed and implemented a successful growth strategy resulting [Read more...]

2020-04-14T08:37:30+00:00 April 14th, 2020|Appointments|

Greer becomes IAATO Executive Director

The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) has appointed Gina Greer as Executive Director. Greer will lead the Secretariat and work with IAATO’s Executive Committee to further the association’s mission of advocating and promoting safe, environmentally responsible private-sector travel to Antarctica. Previously a partner [Read more...]

2020-03-26T22:48:37+00:00 March 26th, 2020|Appointments|

Windstar’s Delaney to step down

John Delaney, former President of Windstar Cruises has stepped down to focus on personal priorities. Andrew Todd, President and CEO of Xanterra Leisure Holding, its parent company, continues as CEO of the cruise line. Delaney (pictured) will provide advice to the brand during the transition [Read more...]

2020-03-13T17:26:04+00:00 March 13th, 2020|Appointments|