Speakers

ICS 2021

Professionals and key players of the cruise industry.
This section will be updated as additional speakers are confirmed.

Speakers ICS 2021

Unless otherwise stated, speakers will in-person, appearing in Madrid

Mario Zanetti

President

Costa Crociere

Bio

Roberto Martinoli

President & Chief Executive Officer

Silversea Cruises

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Ferdinand Strohmeier

CEO

Mystic Cruises

Bio

Jo Rzymowska

Vice President & Managing Director, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa)

Celebrity Cruises

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Ben Bouldin

Vice President EMEA

Royal Caribbean International

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Tine Oelmann

Director Destination Management & Operations

TUI Cruises Gmbh

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Renato W. Chizzola

Senior Vice President Lifestyle & Resident Relations

Ocean Residences Development LTD

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Alan McGrory

Chief Executive Officer

Tradewind Voyages

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Jonathan Daniels

Chief Executive and Port Director

Port Everglades

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John Portelli

General Manager

Roma Cruise Terminal

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Sacha Rougier

Head of Itinerary Planning and Destination Experiences

Explora Journeys

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Eamonn Ferrin

Vice President, International Business

Norwegian Cruise Line

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Roberto Alberti

SVP & Chief Commercial Officer

Costa Crociere

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Bob Dixon

Director of Sales UK, EMEA and Asia

Cunard Line

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Kristin Badgett

Vice President of Revenue Management & Itinerary Planning

Windstar Cruises

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Sander Groothuis

Vice President Port & Shore Operations

Carnival UK (P&O and Cunard)

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Frédérique Patry

Senior Manager Itinerary Planning

Silversea Cruises

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Ghassan Khan

Chief Strategy Officer

Cruise Saudi

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Elisabetta De Nardo

Vice President Port Development

MSC Cruises

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Regina Von Hesse

Product Manager Expedition Cruises

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises

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Christopher Coates

Chief Commercial Officer

Ambassador Cruise Line

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Aimilia Papachristou

Secretary General

MedCruise

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Grethe Parker

Sales, Marketing and Cruise Manager

Port of Narvik

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Ukko Metsola

Adviser

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Europe

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Gordon Dougan

Professor

Cambridge University Institute of Immunology & Infectious Disease

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Luis de Carvalho

CEO

Bermello Ajamil & Partners (B&A) Europe

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Alessandro Carollo

Director of Government Relations

Royal Caribbean Group

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Virginia Quintairos

Global Business Development Director

Intercruises Shoreside & Port Services

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Matthew Jaenicke

Group Managing Director

Viking Maritime Group

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Leslie Peden

Chief Commercial Officer

Celestyal Cruises

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Adam Sharp

Director, International Destination Development

Royal Caribbean Group

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Raquel Lopez

Port Operations Manager Spain, Portugal & UK

Intercruises Shoreside & Port Services

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Alexander Napp

Managing Director

PWL Port Services

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Zeljka Galik Cimic

Product Development Manager Ocean Cruises

Scenic Cruises

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Amado Alberto Franco

Chief Operating Officer

Cordelia Cruises

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Karen Dawney

Tour Operations Team Manager

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

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Anne-Marie Blum

Manager

VAR Provence Cruise Club

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Lucy Hodgson

Global Recruitment Manager

V.Ships Leisure

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Adam Coulter

Managing Editor

Cruise Critic UK

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Richard J. Vogel

Industry Consultant and former Cruise Line CEO

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Gabriele Bassi

Editor Cruising Journal

Freelance

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Jacob Bjarkam

Business Development Manager

PowerCon

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Mark Robinson

Cruise Consultant

Cruise Saudi

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Inauguration of the International Cruise Summit

Francisco Toledo

President

Spanish State Ports

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Marie-Caroline Laurent

DIRECTOR GENERAL

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Europe

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David Selby

Conference Director
Managing Director

TRAVELYIELDS LTD.

Bio

Virginia López Valiente

CEO

International Cruise Summit
Cruises News Media Group

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