Seasoned cruise veteran and former senior v.p. of global marketing and sales for Seabourn Cruise Line John Delaney is now the president of small ship cruise line Windstar Cruises. Delaney will assume his role on July 19 after serving under the Carnival Corporation brand for five-and-a-half years (since 2011). Prior to his tenure at Seabourn, Delaney held a number of leadership positions at Holland America, The Walt Disney Company and Gateway Business.
In a press release statement, Andrew N. Todd, CEO of Xanterra Parks & Resorts, parent company of Windstar Cruises, said, “We are very pleased to welcome John on-board…Windstar just welcomed back the renovated Star Pride, and since taking ownership of Windstar in 2011, we have invested more than $40 million into our three sailing yachts and three motorized all-suite yachts, so this is an ideal time for John to join the company and contribute to its success.” For more information, call (800) 258-7245 or visit windstarcruises.com.