After two decades of service, Carnival Corporation announced today that Arnold Donald, former President and CEO of the brand, is stepping down from the Board of Directors. “I am extremely proud of all we have accomplished together these past nine years, including the critical roles played by
Porthole Editor-in-Chief Bill Panoff will serve as the event’s Master of Ceremonies and Auctioneer Arnold W. Donald, president and CEO of Carnival Corporation, has been selected as the recipient of Seafarers’ House International Golden Compass Award for 2022 and Porthole Cruise and Travel Fo
Cruisers woke up to some monumental news in the industry this morning. Richard Fain, one of the most recognizable people in cruising, has announced he’s stepping down as Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Caribbean Group after more than 33 years effective January 3, 2022. The cruise lin
One of the most popular ports in the Caribbean has a new CEO! Longtime cruise and travel industry professional Alexander Gumbs, who previously worked with the Harbor Group of Companies, has been selected to replace former Port of St. Maarten Group CEO Mark Mingo as the top executive at the company.
When Neil Palomba departed his role with Costa Cruises last summer, he left some pretty big shoes to fill. We now know who will be filling those shoes as the cruise industry looks to bounce back from a tough year. Mario Zanetti has been promoted to President of Costa Cruises, taking a role tha
Carnival Corporation announced today that several prominent members of their leadership team would be moving to new roles within the company. Stein Kruse, the former CEO of Holland America Group and Carnival UK, will now serve as Senior Advisor to the Chairman and the CEO. Jan Swartz, the
How important is Carnival Corporation to the cruise industry? The conglomerate holds nine of cruising’s most recognizable brands and employs hundreds of thousands of people both here in America and on ships all over the world. That makes CEO of Carnival Corporation Arnold Donald one of the mo
One of Norwegian Cruise Line’s longest tenured employees is departing after more than 30 years of employment. Andy Stuart, who started with Norwegian way back in 1988 in the company’s UK Sales and Marketing sector, is saying his goodbyes on December 31 of this year. Harry Sommer, the current