Wiebke Harms, managing director of nicko tours GmbH, is leaving after less than a year at helm of the river cruise company where Swiss venture capital house, Capvis, took a majority stake in early 2013. She will exit this month.
Nearly 20-year travel industry veteran Richard Twynam has been appointed to the new position of managing director, Azamara Club Cruises, UK and Ireland. He will lead a new 10-member dedicated team starting in January.
Tourism representatives from Norway’s Hardangerfjord gathered in London this week to promote latest products for 2014 to UK tour operators, travel partners and cruise line executives.
SuperStar Virgo is scheduled for a US$19.7m upgrade of its cabins and an expansion of its duty-free shopping area during a three-week drydock in January.
The parent company of Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises created a new chief marketing officer position filled by veteran executive Harry Sommer.
Total ships: 21
Total berths: 65,633
Total Order Book Value:$15,112,800,000.00
Average Price Per Berth:$262,811