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Introducing Carnival Jubilee's senior officers, cruise/entertainment directors

Article-Introducing Carnival Jubilee's senior officers, cruise/entertainment directors

From left, Capt. Andrea Catalani, Chief Engineer Vittorino Perasole and Hotel Director Pierre Camilleri
Carnival Cruise Line appointed Capt. Andrea Catalani, Chief Engineer Vittorino Perasole and Hotel Director Pierre Camilleri as Carnival Jubilee's senior officers.

Kyndall 'Fire' Magyar will serve as cruise director and Matthew Boyd as entertainment director for the ship’s inaugural season.

Carnival Jubilee is scheduled to begin sailing from the Port of Galveston in late December.

Capt. Andrea Catalani

Carnival Jubilee’s arrival will be the second time Catalani leads a team in Galveston. He served as Carnival Vista captain when the ship began to homeport there in 2018.

Originally from Corinaldo, Italy, Catalani began working for Carnival in 1999, He has served on 18 Carnival ships, including Carnival Sunshine, Carnival Liberty, Carnival Horizon, Mardi Gras and Carnival Celebration, as well as leading the Carnival Vista inaugural team.

Chief Engineer Vittorino Perasole

Starting with Carnival as a third engineer in 1998, Perasole quickly moved up and has led several teams as chief engineer since 2014. He is originally from Torre del Greco, Italy, and has worked on Carnival Dream, Carnival Pride, Carnival Radiance, Carnival Breeze and Carnival Celebration.

Hotel Director Pierre Camilleri

Now in his 19th year with Carnival, Camilleri joined the company in 2004 as hotel director after managing hotel and resort properties in his native Malta, as well as Europe and Asia. He has served as hotel director on several Carnival ships and has been part of the inaugural teams for Carnival Breeze, Carnival Vista, Carnival Horizon, Mardi Gras and Carnival Celebration.


Kyndall 'Fire' Magyar, left, will serve as Carnival Jubilee's inaugural season cruise director while Matthew Boyd, pictured astride a BOLT roller-coaster car, will be entertainment director

Kyndall 'Fire' Magyar

Magyar is a Texas native who has been working on Carnival ships since 2016. She most recently served as cruise director aboard Mardi Gras. She was part of the inaugural team for Carnival Horizon and signed on as Carnival Vista cruise director when the ship returned to service in 2021.

Matthew Boyd

Boyd was recently named Carnival’s 2023 entertainment director of the year. He has been part of the Carnival family since 2010 and has served as an entertainment director aboard several ships since 2018. Most recently Boyd led Carnival Celebration's entertainment team.

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