Seabourn introduced Thursday that Josh Leibowitz has been named president, efficient instantly. Reporting to Stein Kruse, Group CEO of Holland America Group and Carnival UK, Leibowitz’s duties will embrace oversight of all features of the ultra-luxury model’s operations, together with income administration, deployment and itinerary planning, lodge operations, and gross sales and advertising and marketing.
The appointment follows the retirement of Rick Meadows as Seabourn’s president, who had spent 35 years with Carnival Company. He held the place since 2011.
“We’re excited to welcome Josh into this new function on our senior management group, the place he’ll deliver intensive expertise and information that may additional strengthen Seabourn’s place available in the market,” mentioned Kruse in an announcement. “I’m assured that Josh will assist carry Seabourn via the challenges at the moment dealing with the journey trade.”
Leibowitz joined Carnival Company & plc in 2013 as chief technique officer and was additionally named senior vp, Cunard North America in December 2016.
Previous to becoming a member of Carnival Company & plc, he served as managing associate of the Miami workplace of the consulting agency McKinsey & Co., and as a frontrunner within the agency’s work in superior analytics and gross sales and advertising and marketing.
Just lately, Seabourn enhanced its “E book with Confidence” coverage, which gives vacationers with the flexibleness to cancel their reserving as much as 30 days previous to departure on any new bookings and obtain a future cruise credit score. The improved coverage, which now applies to 2021 departures, additionally features a new “Finest Fare Assure” profit. It additionally locked in its lowered fares for small teams, which applies to straightforward group contracted pricing on Seabourn’s 2021 summer time packages in Alaska / British Columbia, the Mediterranean and Northern Europe.