After 35 years with Carnival Corporation, Richard (Rick) Meadows will likely be retiring from Seabourn on the finish of May. Meadows is at the moment president of Seabourn, main all enterprise and international operations for the luxurious cruise line. He has held this place since 2011, when the corporate moved its headquarters to Seattle from Miami.
Between 2014 and 2016, Meadows additionally served in an extra management position as president of Cunard – North America, assuming working accountability for the Cunard model all through the North American continent. Prior to his appointment at Cunard, Meadows was in a dual-capacity position, serving as each president of Seabourn and government vp of promoting, gross sales and visitor packages for Holland America Line, the place he had international income accountability.
Among his earlier roles, he was senior vp of gross sales and advertising and marketing for Seabourn vp of company advertising and marketing at Carnival Corporation and vp of gross sales and advertising and marketing with Windstar Cruises, a former subsidiary of Holland America Line. He additionally served as director of gross sales for Carnival Cruise Lines, starting his profession with Carnival Corporation in 1985.
Meadows is a member of the board of administrators for the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) in North America. In 2007, Meadows was appointed by former Washington Governor Christine Gregoire to the Washington State Tourism Commission and served till 2010; in 2017, he was named a Fellow by the Culinary Institute of America. He additionally at the moment serves on the board of administrators for Seattle’s Fifth Avenue Theatre.
Seabourn, the ultra-luxury model within the Carnival Corporation household of manufacturers, lately introduced it was extending its pause in international cruise operations till mid-October by late November, relying on the ship.
This article initially appeared on www.travelagentcentral.com.