New Vice President for Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd have announced
a new executive vice president who will be responsible for strategic
international business development.

Michael Bayley will continue to
fulfil that role for three of the company’s cruise brands – Royal Caribbean
International, Celebrity Cruises and Azamara Club Cruises, said the company in
a media release.

Most recently, Mr. Bayley was
senior vice president, international. There, his responsibilities included
international sales, marketing and commercial operations for the three cruise
lines; He led business activities in Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific,
Latin America and the Caribbean. He also serves on the Board of TUI Cruises AG,
the German cruise line which is a joint venture between Royal Caribbean Cruise
Line and TUI, Germany and is an executive committee member of the European
Cruise Council.

“Over the past three years, Michael
has successfully spearheaded our aggressive expansion efforts into emerging and
high-growth markets,” said Richard Fain, Chairman and CEO, Royal Caribbean
Cruises Ltd.

“We have seen significant
international growth under his leadership and look forward to continuing to
develop this segment of the business.”

Mr. Bayley has been with Royal Caribbean
Cruises for 29 years, he’s also served as senior vice president for hotel operations,
in which he oversaw the worldwide hotel operations and onboard revenue for the
cruise line. Prior to that, he served as Chairman and Managing Director of
Island Cruises plc, a joint venture Cruise Line and Tour Operator begun in 2002
by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and the British tour operator First Choice
Holidays. 

The UK-born 51-year old has also
worked for Caesar’s Palace Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas and serves on the
board of Steamship Mutual Underwriting Association (Bermuda) Ltd.

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