Genting Hong Kong has announced the appointment of travel industry veteran Tom Wolber as the President & CEO of Crystal Cruises effective 15 September 2017. He brings over three decades of experience in general management, operations, new-build construction and business development to Crystal during the company’s most significant expansion since its founding in 1988.
Wolber joins Crystal most recently from the Walt Disney Company, where he served in various executive roles for 28 years, 10 of which were with Disney Cruise Line as Senior Vice President of Operations. He was involved in transforming Disney Cruise Line from a Port Canaveral-based vacation provider to a global cruise line with itineraries covering North America, the Mediterranean and the Baltic. During his time at Disney, Wolber assisted with the successful design and launch of new builds including Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy, served as President and CEO of Euro Disney, Paris, and held senior executive positions in Disney theme parks and resort operations at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida.