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 McGirl,
The World – Residences at Sea

Vice President
Bruce Tschampel,
Lindblad Expedition Cruises

Treasurer
Philippe Faucher,
The Apollo Group

Secretary
Linda Pincus,
The AMI Group

Directors
Arno Ahrens,
Steripower

Nick Burger,
Alaskan Dream Cruises

David Granek,
Carisam-Samuel Meisel

Dan Harper,
LF Sourcing

Per Lindqvist,
Tillberg Design-Sweden

Ben Mohamed,
MSC Cruises

Peter Tobler,
Windstar Cruises

Dietmar Wertanzl
CMI-Leisure

Johan Westermark,
Nordic Seafood

Executive Director
Caroline Pritchard,
Marine Hotel Association

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