The Emerald Azzurra is scheduled for January 2022 and Emerald Cruises has created appointments of two important onboard positions, according to a press release.
Jonathan Edwards will get the helm of Emerald Azzurra in his role as Captain, even though Petros Zarpanely will head up the support aspect of the ship as Hotel Director.
“We are excited to match our amazing new superyacht with proficient management,” said David Winterton, Global Director of Model and Promoting, Emerald Cruises. “Captain Jonathan brings together a accurate like of his craft with a prosperity of international navigation knowledge, even though Petros’ history of taking care of luxurious lodge staff, both of those on land and onboard cruise ships, signifies our attendees will see the finest of the very best when it will come to provider, foods and experiences. We could not question for a far better start for our new journey.”
Captain Jonathan Edwards joins Emerald Cruises after virtually 20 a long time with Holland The united states Cruise Line. Lifted in a naval family members, Edwardshas always experienced shut ties with the sea, sailing Laser boats in levels of competition races as a child. In 1998, he enrolled at Warsash Maritime College as a Maritime Cadet and went on to sign up for the Tall Ships Youth Believe in onboard the Stavros. S. Niarchos and Prince William, instructing all age teams crew building onboard the sq.-rigged sailing vessels. He joined Holland America in 2003, and most recently Captain Edwards has been sailing onboard Scenic’s Discovery Yacht Scenic Eclipse as it sailed in Saudi Arabia and the Red Sea.
When he’s not at the helm of a cruise ship, Edwards can be located in tranquil countryside of Gloucestershire, England where he resides in a compact village with his spouse and two young kids. Collectively they appreciate limitless walks by way of the woods and fields with his most trusted companion Skye, a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever.
Petros Zarpanely, a cruise business veteran with 25 yrs beneath his belt, joins Emerald Cruises as Hotel Director in which he is in demand of all hotel services like the bars and eating places, galley, housekeeping, laundry, visitor solutions, shore excursions and onboard entertainment. Hailing from London, he was educated at the London Institute where by he majored in Hospitality and Lodge Administration, then went on to analyze additional at Cornell University School of Resort Administration and
Ecole Hotelier de Lausanne. Soon after spending time working during his studies for a number of luxurious hotels in London, he made the decision to join the cruise ship environment at a pretty young age, working his way from bar waiter in 1994 and through many Meals & Beverage Director ranks in numerous worldwide corporations. He also has expertise operating for cruise corporations in hotel functions shore-facet, running vessels and recruitment. With his expert and committed workforce, comprised of 68 people hailing from 17 distinctive nations, Zarpanely is committed to performing every thing essential to make certain that Emerald Azzurra guests cherish every single minute and memory on board the new superyacht.