Juan Trescastro in new gig at Virgin Voyages

Juan Trescastro is Virgin Voyages' senior director, itineraries, destinations, government relations and shore excursions Juan Trescastro is Virgin Voyages' senior director, itineraries, destinations, government relations and shore excursions

The former president of Metro Cruise Services and Royal Caribbean veteran Juan Trescastro has been appointed to a new role at Virgin Voyages.

Reports to Diana Block

As senior director, itineraries, destinations, government relations and shore excursions, he reports to to Diana Block Garcia, VP revenue, itinerary & destination, and another Royal Caribbean veteran.

Trescastro had joined Metro as SVP business development in June 2017 and was promoted to president in 2018. As earlier reported, he was succeeded in the Metro job by Anthony Newman.

17 years at Royal Caribbean

Earlier, during 17 years at Royal Caribbean, Trescastro held senior port roles, ultimately, VP worldwide port operations for Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Azamara Club Cruises and Pullmantur Cruises.

He was responsible for more than 8,000 ship calls per year, spanning 475 ports in 107 countries. He also was instrumental in the development of the Cape Liberty Cruise Terminal in Bayonne, New Jersey, as well as Terminal 18 at Port Everglades.

Trescastro left RCL in early 2016.

Posted 05 March 2019

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