Christopher Prelog, late previous week, was named president of Windstar Cruises he reviews to Andrew N. Todd, CEO of Windstar Cruises and of Xanterra Vacation Collection. Prelog commenced his career in the cruise industry with Seabourn, operating first as a waiter, then in onboard resort operations and ultimately as head of all ship operations just before joining Windstar nearly 4 several years in the past.
Whilst he commenced his career at different Hilton Motels in Austria, Prelog entered the globe of cruise vacations when he signed aboard the Seabourn Legend. From that front-line visitor relations posture, he rose by way of the ranks and held the positions of headwaiter, restaurant supervisor, and resort director (all on the Legend) before advancing to supervisor of resort operations, director of resort operations and vice president of resort operations and acquiring for Seabourn Cruise Line.
He has gained a degree from the Florida International College in Miami in resort management and accounting, as properly as certificates from Harvard’s Kennedy University, Cornell College and the Increased Tourism Institute in Austria.
“Chris is the best man or woman for this purpose,” reported Todd in a push announcement. “As Windstar’s chief functioning officer, he has led the $250 million Star As well as financial commitment in growing and renovating our three all-suite yachts in addition to controlling our operations by way of this pandemic. His in-depth know-how and knowledge of the smaller ship cruise business put together with his collaborative management style have won the hearts, minds and regard of the Windstar crew and company group alike.”
Windstar operates a fleet of six smaller yachts carrying 148 to 342 friends on voyages about the globe. In fall 2020, Star Breeze will be the first of three yachts to arise from a $250 million Star As well as Initiative with a lengthened/renovated/re-engineered ship with two new restaurants, a bigger spa and health middle, an expanded pool, all new bathrooms and fifty new suites. Star Legend and Star Pride follow in 2021. The 342-guest Wind Surf—one of the premier yachts less than sails—underwent a big refurbishment in fall 2019.
2021 Sailings and “Over and above Standard Treatment” Program
Windstar has cancelled all sailings by way of 2020 and ideas to resume sailing operations in January of 2021, instituting a new “Over and above Standard Treatment” program that focuses on crucial hospital-grade aspects: HEPA filters and UV-C ultraviolet germicidal irradiation to filter and disinfect the air, additionally EvaClean with PurTab to sanitize all surfaces in the course of the yachts. Windstar offers itineraries in Tahiti, Alaska, Greece, the Mediterranean, Northern Europe and more.
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