Above: a Carnival ship
By the Caribbean Journal staff
Carnival Cruise Line has named Christine Duffy the company’s new president, Carnival Corporation announced this week.
Duffy is currently the president and CEO of Cruise Lines International Association; she will assume the role on Feb. 1, reporting to Carnival Corporation CEO Arnold Donald.
“Christine is one of the most respected and dynamic leaders in the travel industry,” Donald said. “She brings a wealth of experience to Carnival Cruise Line that will help the cruise line continue to deliver unmatched vacation experiences to millions of guests each year.”
Duffy is a more than 30-year veteran of the travel industry.
“This is a tremendous opportunity for me to be part of a dynamic organization with a long history of innovation and industry firsts,” she said in a statement. “The name Carnival is truly synonymous with cruising and I look forward to joining this talented team to continue the tradition of excellence that has made Carnival Cruise Line one of the top cruise lines in the world.”