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Published on Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Scenic appoints Benny Weidacher to VP role

Benny Weidacher


Scenic Group has appointed industry veteran Benny Weidacher as Vice President of Global Cruise Operations.

He will oversee all operational aspects of the company's hotel services, culinary programmes, expedition teams and technical departments for Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours, Scenic Eclipse and Emerald Cruises.

Chief Operating Officer Rob Voss said Benny has 'a tremendous track record and reputation of success in the cruise industry'.

He was most recently Vice President, Ship Operations Marine and Hotel for Madrid-based Pullmantur Cruise Lines. Previously he was Project Manager, New Build and Fleet Design for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. He has also held a variety of leadership positions including Hotel Director for both Royal Caribbean Cruise lines and Celebrity Cruises.

"As Scenic's guest-centric focus is always top of mind, Benny's proven ability to develop unique and memorable experiences will bring even greater opportunities for us to check off the bucket lists of our guests, bringing them the wow moments of travel that are talked about for years," said Rob Voss.

Benny said: "I am delighted and honoured to join the Scenic Group family - one that shares my passion for the highest level of guest satisfaction while maintaining a daily focus on new health and safety protocols, maximising efficiencies and creating a work atmosphere that is professional, respectful and encourages new ideas."

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