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Bono joins Swan Hellenic as destination management director | News

Bono joins Swan Hellenic as destination management director | News

Swan Hellenic has announced its top management is being strengthened with the arrival of Adria Bono. The line said the cultural expedition cruise leader brings the connections and insight of twenty years’ unrivalled high-end excursions design and commissioning expertise. “We’re absolutely delighted to welcome Adria to the team. “With her tremendous focus on quality of […]

Swan Hellenic names second ship in new fleet | News

Swan Hellenic names second ship in new fleet | News

Swan Hellenic today announced the keel laying of SH Vega, the second of three purpose-designed ice-class expedition cruise ships that Helsinki Shipyard is building for the company. The keel was laid in accordance with seafaring tradition and current Covid-19 restrictions, immediately receiving the outfitted and painted block 302 which had arrived at the shipyard last […]

New sales agent for Swan Hellenic in Scandinavia | News

New sales agent for Swan Hellenic in Scandinavia | News

Swan Hellenic has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Nordic Cruise GSA (NCG), to provide a direct presence in Scandinavia and Iceland. NCG founder and chief executive, Jesper Boas Smith, has over 26 years’ experience across the travel sector. The partnership is a strategic agreement in line with Swan Hellenic’s long-term “vision and global strategic […]

Swan Hellenic appoints UK sales director | News

Swan Hellenic appoints UK sales director | News

Swan Hellenic has announced that Tom Dumbrell is to join the company as UK sales director from next month. He will bring a combination of youthful energy, out-of-the-box thinking and extensive cruise industry sales management experience, the company said. Dumbrell has held in national account manager and senior sales management positions at Tauck, Belmond, Australian […]

Swan Hellenic opens North America office as relaunch approaches | News

Swan Hellenic opens North America office as relaunch approaches | News

Swan Hellenic has announced the opening of its North America office. Based in Fort Lauderdale, the location will offer the close personal service across the United States, Canada and Mexico, including through a dedicated call centre. Headquartered in Cyprus, the cruise line has offices in London, Dusseldorf and Monaco, together with a branch office in […]

Thomas joins team as Swan Hellenic prepares for return | News

Thomas joins team as Swan Hellenic prepares for return | News

The highly-experienced guide and lecturer Pierre Thomas, an expedition leader for over 26 years, has now found a new home at Swan Hellenic. Thomas’ experience is vast and has seen him gain qualifications that range from naturalist guide and dive guide to expedition leader. He has led expeditions on the water, under the water and […]

Heger to return to Swan Hellenic ahead of relaunch | News

Heger to return to Swan Hellenic ahead of relaunch | News

Hans Heger has joined the team at returning cruise brand Swan Hellenic. Having previously worked with Abercrombie & Kent, Club Med, Harmony, Pearl, Phoenix Reisen, Seven Seas, Scenic, Silversea and Royal Viking Line – the company hopes he will provide a safe pair of hands as the ships prepare to sail. Heger played an instrumental […]

Swan Hellenic orders third Vega class ship as return nears | News

Swan Hellenic brand to return next year | News

Swan Hellenic and Helsinki Shipyard have entered into a contractual agreement for a third Vega Class expedition cruise vessel. The brand unveiled plans to return to operations in 2021 earlier this year. Larger than its sister ships and designed to sail to all continents, the third ship will be a five-star polar PC6 ice-class vessel […]

Swan Hellenic brand to return next year | News

Swan Hellenic brand to return next year | News

Seventy years on from Swan Hellenic’s beginnings, the British-born expedition cruise line is back. A new consortium has purchased the brand from G Adventures, which acquired the rights when the company went bust in 2017. Two state-of-the-art expedition ships are being built in Helsinki Shipyard Oy, Finland aimed at providing 152 guests an elegant, intimate […]

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