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Guest port services veteran Trescastro has left Royal Caribbean

Juan Trescastro - spent 17 years with Royal Caribbean (Photo: Anne Kalosh)
Juan Trescastro, longtime vp guest port services for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., has left the company, Seatrade Cruise News has learned. He had been with Royal Caribbean for 17 years.

Trescastro had been involved in many high-profile cruise terminal developments such as Port Everglades' Terminal 18 to accommodate the Oasis-class ships and the expansion at Bayonne, New Jersey's Cape Liberty Cruise Port to handle the Quantum series.

A spokeswoman said Trescastro was appreciated for the impact he had on Royal Caribbean.

Mike Jones, vp supply chain, has assumed responsibility for guest port services, port operations and Cape Liberty Cruise Port.  

Trescastro had overseen guest port services for Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Azamara Club Cruises. This included porters and stevedores, guest transportation and hotels, airport meet and greet staffing and pier check-in. He also was responsible for port relationships and government inspection services, and for negotiating preferential berthing agreements with the port authorities and/or governments.

Further, Trescastro managed design and construction projects for new cruise terminals in various ports worldwide.