Delaney Takes Over At Windstar

John Delaney is the new president of Windstar Cruises. Delaney, a seasoned cruise veteran, takes over his new role on July 19.

Delaney was formerly senior vice-president of global marketing and sales for Seabourn Cruise Line, as well as holding posts with both The Walt Disney Company and Holland America Line.

Andrew N. Todd, chief executive officer of Xanterra Parks & Resorts, parent company of Windstar Cruises, said: “We are very pleased to welcome John on-board. Cruise vacationers and our guests have every reason to expect a new era of exciting, wonderful and memorable vacation experiences on our yachts and in the ports Windstar visits.”

Todd noted that: “Windstar just welcomed back the renovated Star Pride, and since taking ownership of Windstar in 2011, we have invested more than $40 million into our three sailing yachts and three motorized all-suite yachts, so this is an ideal time for John to join the company and contribute to its success.”

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