Armstrong told Seatrade Cruise News Silversea is recruiting for his replacement and he expects to leave in the first half of this year.
An Oxford graduate, he began his career with the TUI Travel Group in the UK as a product manager.
20 years in cruise industry
He has had a 20-year career in the cruise industry, including a role as Royal Caribbean’s VP and MD Australia and New Zealand.
In response to a question from Seatrade Cruise News, he agreed there may be opportunities to hike Contiki’s cruise products.
‘I will certainly be looking at that,’ he said.
He said Contiki has a well-established office in Sydney and he plans to be back frequently.