Seatrade Cruise News is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Luis de Carvalho joins Copenhagen Malmö Port as commercial cruise director

Luis de Carvalho has an extensive career in the cruise, tourism and travel industry spanning over 35 years
Luis de Carvalho is joining Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP) as the new commercial cruise director.

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.

Environmental impacts

'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.

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.