Royal Caribbean has announced that Dominic Paul will become the managing director for the UK and Ireland. Paul, who is now chief operating officer at bmi will join the cruise giant in September 2010. In addition to his other duties, Paul will be responsible for the management of Independence of the Seas, Royal Caribbean’s year-round UK and Ireland dedicated ship.
Michael Bayley, executive vice president, International Royal Caribbean Cruises said Paul would compliment the skills of UK and Ireland general manager Jo Rzymowska, and the pair would be a “successful force” in the industry.
“As a company, we’re very focused on achieving our international business expansion plans. Within these plans, the UK and Irish markets are critical to our international success. Dominic’s track record in leading and shaping international businesses whilst delivering financial results reinforces this commitment.