CRUISE LINES INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION
(CLIA) Australasia has a new chairman. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings senior vice president and managing director Asia Pacific Steve Odell has been appointed to the role. Mr Odell replaces Gavin Smith, who is relocating to the UK following his recent appointment to senior vice president international for Royal Caribbean. CLIA has also welcomed three new members to its executive committee: Princess Cruises vice president Australia and New Zealand Stuart Allison, Royal Caribbean managing director Australia and New Zealand Adam Armstrong and Carnival Cruise Line vice president Australia Jennifer Vandekreeke.