Miami’s Kuryla to join NCLH

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) has appointed Juan Kuryla as Senior Vice President, Port Development and Construction Management, effective 17th January, 2022. In this newly created role, Kuryla (pictured) will lead NCLH’s commercial development, construction and private island operations teams, reporting to Daniel Farkas, the [Read more...]

2022-01-14T19:37:23+00:00 January 14th, 2022|Appointments|

Taylor joins Hurtigruten

Hurtigruten Group has appointed Steven Taylor as Chief Commercial Officer. In his new position, Taylor (pictured) will lead the development and execution of the Group’s strategic commercial initiatives and will join the company’s executive management team. Taylor has worked at Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Shangri-La [Read more...]

2022-01-14T19:32:13+00:00 January 14th, 2022|Appointments|

Stretch to quit P&O Ferries

It has been reported that P&O Ferries’ CEO David Stretch is to leave the company to pursue new opportunities outside of the Group. Stretch took over from Janette Bell following her departure in August, 2020. He will be replaced Peter Hebblethwaite, who will take on [Read more...]

2021-11-26T15:49:42+00:00 November 26th, 2021|Appointments|

Ritz-Carlton beefs up sales teams

Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection has appointed two senior sales people. Kristian Anderson (pictured) is the new Vice President of global sales and Karen Shiers is Senior Director of meetings, incentives, charters & events (MICE) sales. Anderson has worked in the travel industry for more than 30 [Read more...]

2021-11-26T15:30:06+00:00 November 26th, 2021|Appointments|

MedCruise appoints new President

Figen Ayan, Chief Port Officer of Galataport Istanbul, has been elected President of MedCruise. She was appointed at the 59th MedCruise General Assembly recently held in Barcelona. "I love the cruise industry, for its resilience, its creativity, its openness and many more reasons capsuled in my [Read more...]

2021-11-27T10:38:54+00:00 November 12th, 2021|Appointments|

All change at Oceania

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) has announced key organisational changes at the executive leadership level. These included: the appointment of Howard Sherman (pictured), current NCLH’s Executive Vice President, Onboard Revenue and Destination Services, as Bob Binder’s successor as President and CEO of Oceania Cruises effective [Read more...]

2021-11-12T19:29:44+00:00 November 12th, 2021|Appointments|

Juelich joins Stena Line Germany

On 1st November, 2021, Mikko Juelich became Stena Line’s Trade Director for Business Region Germany. By focusing on customer demand, stable operation and a strong competitive positioning, he will drive the company’s growth strategy further, the company said. “Commercial positioning and operational excellence are key [Read more...]

2021-11-12T18:56:53+00:00 November 12th, 2021|Appointments|