De Carvalho has an extensive career in the cruise, tourism and travel industry spanning over 35 years. For the past 10 years he has been managing Europe's division of Bermello Ajamil & Partners, overseing port and destination development in Northern Europe, the Baltic, Mediterranean, Atlantic Islands, Africa, Middle East and Asia.
Cruise line jobs
He started his career in the cruise industry in 1986 with Premier Cruise Lines and Royal Caribbean Cruise Line in Miami, later spending 12 years with then Los Angeles-based Crystal Cruises.
CMP is a full-service port operating in Copenhagen, Malmö and Visby welcoming around 500 cruise calls and 1m passengers yearly.
CMP has the ambition to become one of the most sustainable ports in the world and is well under way to become CO2 neutral by 2025 by focusing on an effective and sustainable cruise service, amongst other things.
'We continuously strive to improve and to be a leader within cruise, which also means reducing environmental impacts, being closer to our customers, strengthening collaboration with the destinations and pushing for an even better guest experience. Luis’ skills and background make him very suitable to propel us forward as we continue to develop the cruise business with great ambitions,' said Barbara Scheel Agersnap, CEO, Copenhagen Malmö Port.
De Carvalho will work closely with CCO Sune Norup Christensen as part of a dedicated team which oversees commercial cruise activities for all CMP destinations.