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
Ozer Balli,
Disney Cruise Line

President
John Peijs,
Holland America Line

Vice President
Michael Jones,
Royal Caribbean Cruises

Treasurer
Philippe Faucher,
Apollo Ships Chandler, Inc.

Secretary
Bruce Tschampel,
Lindblad Expeditions

Cruise Directors
Carl Robie,
Norwegian Cruise Line

Eugene Marino,
Princess Cruises

John McGirl,
The World,
Residences at Sea

Frank Weber,
Virgin Cruises

Supplier Directors

Arno Ahrens,
Steripower

Peter Alvino,
Kansas Marine

Jim Pappas,
Fortessa

Linda Pincus,
AMI Group

Walter Von Rautenkranz,
AUI Fine Foods

Executive Director
Caroline Pritchard,
Marine Hotel Association

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