Simon Mead Joins Destination Asia as Regional Director of Cruise Operations
14 February, 2019
We are pleased to announce Simon Mead has joined Cruise Asia as Regional Director – Cruise Operations. He was previously Head of Operations at dnata Travel (part of the Emirates Group) for the Destination Management brands incorporating the Arabian Adventures, Gulf Ventures and dnata Cruise. As Head of Operations, Simon was responsible for all service delivery and a front-line team of over 400 relating to the Safaris and Excursions, Hotel Representatives, Transport and Cruise segments. Dnata is the leading cruise ground handler in the Gulf region servicing all Royal Caribbean International brands, Costa Cruises, AIDA and Princess Cruises.
“I am really excited to be joining Asia’s leading destination management company at a time when the cruise industry is enjoying substantial growth in the Asian region. Cruise Asia by Destination Asia forged the way for cruising in Asia back in 1996 and this long history and dedication to the industry has led to highly experienced teams providing your guests with unique and memorable experiences throughout the region. I look forward to meeting up with you all in Miami and welcoming you to our offices across the region.”