Benny Weidacher has joined Scenic Group as vp of worldwide cruise operations. Weidacher will oversee all operational points of the corporate’s lodge providers, culinary applications, expedition groups and technical departments for the river and ocean cruising yacht fleet for Scenic Luxurious Cruises & Excursions, Scenic Eclipse and Emerald Cruises manufacturers. He reviews on to Rob Voss, Scenic Group’s chief working officer.
As a 25-year cruise business veteran, Weidacher most lately served as vp, ship operations marine and lodge for Madrid-based Pullmantur Cruise Strains. Previous to that function, he was the mission supervisor, new construct and fleet design for Royal Caribbean Cruise Strains and has additionally held quite a lot of management positions throughout his profession, together with lodge director for each Royal Caribbean Cruise Strains and Superstar.
“Benny has an amazing monitor report and popularity of success within the cruise business and his information and expertise in all elements of cruise operations, together with lodge operations, visitor providers, crew efficiency and managing revitalization tasks and new builds, shall be invaluable to us as Scenic Group continues to develop,” mentioned Voss in a press announcement.
Since 2008, Scenic has provided all-inclusive luxurious river cruises in Europe, Southeast Asia and Russia on its 15 Scenic House-Ships and Egypt on a luxurious constitution. In 2019, Scenic launched the 228-guest Scenic Eclipse. Sister model Emerald Cruises, dad or mum of Emerald Waterways and the newly shaped Emerald Yacht Cruises, has 9 branded Star-Ships providing river sailings in Europe and on the Mekong, in addition to the chartered river ship alongside the Volga River in Russia. In January 2022, the Emerald Azzurra would be the first yacht to launch below the Emerald Yacht Cruises model—a 100-guest tremendous yacht that can sail the Mediterranean, Adriatic and Purple Seas.