Despite the loss of over 30 cruise ships to the breakers since 2019, demand for secondhand tonnage from new players looking to enter the cruise market is high, according to Andrea Trevisan, managing director, Bancosta Cruise.
The Southern Cone Ports Corp. (Conosur) elected new directors for 2023-24 led by Chairman Enrique Runin, president of Chacabuco Port.
Robert de Bruin, formerly senior manager, deployment and itinerary planning at Seabourn Cruise Line, returned to Holland America Line in a director role.
Veteran public relations professional Gary Gerbino is American Queen Voyages' new PR director.
Crystal Morgan, who's had a long career with Princess Cruises, joined sister brand Seabourn as senior director, deployment & itinerary planning.
Kacy Cole moved up to chief marketing officer at Holland America Line after joining as VP marketing and e-commerce in 2021.
The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection promoted CFO Ernesto Fara to president and CFO.