Kurtz teams up with Scenic

Donna Kurtz has been appointed Director, Charter & Incentive Sales of Scenic USA. She has had more than 30 years experience in the travel industry. "With more than 500 connections in the charter and incentive business, Donna comes to Scenic with a rolodex that goes [Read more...]

2020-10-26T19:18:04+00:00 October 26th, 2020|Appointments|

New MedCruise President unveiled

Aris Batsoulis has been elected president of MedCruise, effective immediately. He was most recently the Senior Vice President of the port group representing the port of Corfu. This announcement followed the decision of outgoing President Airam Díaz to leave his position as Commercial Director of [Read more...]

2020-10-26T19:16:48+00:00 October 26th, 2020|Appointments|

Anderson steps up at Crystal

Effective 2nd October, Jack Anderson (pictured) took over the helm of Crystal Cruises as the company’s interim president and CEO. The announcement came as Tom Wolber, Crystal’s President and CEO since September, 2017, is stepping down. Wolber is completing his three-year service contract with the [Read more...]

2020-10-12T17:55:40+00:00 October 12th, 2020|Appointments|

Prelog takes Windstar Cruises Presidency

Christopher Prelog has been appointed President of Windstar Cruises. He will report to Andrew Todd, Windstar Cruises and of Xanterra Travel Collection CEO. Xanterra is US Colorado-based group of companies that includes Windstar. Prelog (pictured) began his career in the cruise industry with Seabourn, working [Read more...]

2020-10-12T17:53:26+00:00 October 12th, 2020|Appointments|

Woods joins Nippon Paint

Nippon Paint Marine has appointed coatings industry veteran Mark Woods as business development manager. With a mandate to deliver growth and strengthen Nippon Paint Marine’s market share in the cruise ship sector, plus other vessel types, Woods will focus on the UK and Monaco markets [Read more...]

2020-09-24T17:18:19+00:00 September 24th, 2020|Appointments|

Atlas Ocean Voyages appoints six sales directors

Atlas Ocean Voyages has appointed six additional Sales Directors. Cathy Kusuma has been named Regional Sales Director, Eastern US; Rolf Logan, Regional Sales Director for Central US; Anthony Cooper, Regional Sales Director for Western US; and Eric Bacon, Regional Sales Director for Canada. Furthermore, Alyssa Logan has taken on the role [Read more...]

2020-09-12T07:48:16+00:00 September 12th, 2020|Appointments|

Sward becomes Foreship’s US President

Finnish-based naval architecture and marine engineering company Foreship has appointed Benjamin Sward (pictured) as President of Foreship LLC. He has taken over responsibility for the company’s US activities, including growth and the renewed pursuit of opportunities in the commercial shipping and offshore sectors. Based in [Read more...]

2020-09-12T07:41:36+00:00 September 12th, 2020|Appointments|

Silversea hires Bruzzone

Silversea has appointed Roberto Bruzzone as the new Senior Vice President of Marine Operations (pictured). Starting this month, he will report directly to Silversea‘s President and CEO, Roberto Martinoli, and will be responsible for the fleet’s marine and technical operations. He will also oversee newbuilding [Read more...]

2020-09-12T07:39:17+00:00 September 12th, 2020|Appointments|

Havila gears up – appoints UK Manager

Havila Voyages, the new Norwegian coastal cruise operator due to start operations in 2021, has appointed Matthew Valentine (pictured) as UK & Ireland Country Manager, with additional responsibility for other territories. He was previously at Hurtigruten, where he was a member of the commercial management [Read more...]

2020-08-29T07:23:52+00:00 August 29th, 2020|Appointments|