Jo Rzymowska

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Vice President & Managing Director, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), Celebrity Cruises
Jo Rzymowska has held a variety of senior roles since joining Royal Caribbean Group in 2005, across the corporation’s family of brands. Since 2015, she has been dedicated to the Celebrity Cruises brand and was recently promoted to Vice President and Managing Director, Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA), reporting directly into Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, President and CEO.
Under Rzymowska’s helm, Celebrity Cruises has won numerous awards, namely Ocean Cruise Line of the Year for the past three years and Travel Company of the Year in 2017 and 2019 at the TTG Travel Awards, as well as Best Premium Cruise Line for the last 10 years at the Travel Weekly Globe Awards.
Prior to joining Royal Caribbean Group, she also held various senior roles at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts and Universal Studios.
Rzymowska has been recognised for her achievements not only within the travel industry but also for her contribution as a passionate advocate of diversity and inclusion. Accolades include the Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2017 Travel Weekly Globe Awards; the Outstanding Contribution to the Cruise Industry award at the 2018 British Cruise Awards; as well as inclusion in Attitude 101’s list of 100 LGBTQ Trailblazers in 2020, named in the Top 100 list of LGBT people in business by OUTstanding and the Financial Times in 2016, and listed in the Top 10 LGBT people at The British LGBT Awards in 2017.