Explora Journeys’ Ungerer steps down

Michael Ungerer is to leave MSC Cruises’ Explora Journeys for personal reasons. Ungerer (pictured) has held the position of CEO for nearly five years. During this time, he played a key role establishing the new luxury lifestyle brand, Explora Journeys, and successfully launching the first [Read more...]

2024-03-15T18:30:58+00:00 March 15th, 2024|Appointments|

Lefterov to advise Northern Xplorer

Oslo-based zero-emission cruise company, Northern Xplorer (NX) has recruited travel industry expert, Ivaylo Lefterov (pictured) as executive advisor, hotel brand implementation. With over 20 years’ experience in luxury hotel development and management, Lefterov's speciality is bridging the gap between new travel destinations and the brands [Read more...]

2024-03-15T18:22:49+00:00 March 15th, 2024|Appointments|

Royal Caribbean beefs up UK sales team

Aaron Langford has been appointed Royal Caribbean International’s (RCI) UK and Ireland Senior Sales Director. In addition, Nicki Lewis has been promoted to sales enablement director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Langford (pictured), previously based in the revenue management team at RCI’s [Read more...]

2024-03-15T18:20:37+00:00 March 15th, 2024|Appointments|

Management Board changes at Tallink

Tallink Grupp’s Supervisory Board has approved changes to the Management Board. Kadri Land has resigned from the Management Board and was replaced by Elise Nassar (pictured) as a new member. Land has worked at Tallink Grupp in various roles since 2005 and was appointed to the company’s [Read more...]

2024-03-15T17:57:12+00:00 March 15th, 2024|Appointments|

Ryan joins Azamara

Small ship cruise line, Azamara Cruises has appointed Peter Ryan as Business Development Manager, UK & Ireland. Ryan (pictured) has had more than 25 years’ experience in the travel industry. He previously worked at Thomas Cook, Classic Travel-Worldchoice and most recently, Celebrity Cruises, where he held [Read more...]

2024-03-15T17:55:20+00:00 March 15th, 2024|Appointments|

PONANT appoints new CEO

French luxury expedition ship brand PONANT has appointed Samuel Chamberlain as its new CEO, Americas, effective 1st April, 2024. He will succeed Navin Sawhney. “Navin’s unwavering commitment and expertise have been tremendously valuable to PONANT during the last 10 years. Navin has been instrumental in [Read more...]

2024-03-15T17:53:03+00:00 March 15th, 2024|Appointments|

Congiu appointed MSC Cruises’ COO

Elia Congiu (pictured) is to join MSC Cruises in the newly created position of COO. He will be based at the cruise company’s headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. This new position has been created to support MSC Cruises’ continuous growth and to lead the company’s transformation projects. [Read more...]

2024-03-01T18:43:54+00:00 March 1st, 2024|Appointments|