about MHA

MISSION STATEMENT
The Marine Hotel Association is a
not-for-profit international organization run
by and for the cruise line industry and
dedicated to enhancing the overall quality of
the cruise experience.
This goal will be achieved by focusing the
Association’s energies and resources toward:
Providing a forum for continued and
open dialogue between the cruise lines
and a broad range of committed suppliers,
and
raising the level of cruise line staff
proficiency by creating both the
opportunities and the tools for professional
development and career growth.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Chairman
John McGirl,
The World – Residences at Sea

President
Bruce Tschampel,
Lindblad Expedition Cruises

Vice President
Philippe Faucher,
The Apollo Group

Treasurer
Warren Hodgson,
Hunter Amenities

Secretary
Linda Pincus,
The AMI Group

Directors
Nick Burger,
Alaskan Dream Cruises

David Granek,
Carisam-Samuel Meisel

Anais Habbar,
DL Services

Jeffrey DeSantis,
Butterball Farms

Monty Mathiesen,
Cruise Industry News

Ben Mohamed,
MSC Cruises

Peter Tobler,
Windstar Cruises

Dietmar Wertanzl
CMI-Leisure

Johan Westermark,
Nordic Seafood

Ex-officio
Ozer Balli,
Disney Cruise Lines

Executive Director
Caroline Pritchard,
Marine Hotel Association

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