Columbia Blue will oversee the hotel management onboard the ships
Cruise Saudi has chosen leisure services provider Columbia Blue as the ship manager for its new cruise line, Aroya Cruises.
Columbia Blue will oversee the hotel management onboard the ships, including housekeeping, guest relations, food and beverage, crew management and deck and engine management. Technical operations will be provided by operational brand Columbia Cruise Services, while hospitality services will be provided by Columbia Signature.
“Columbia Blue is a leader in the ship management industry and an instrumental organisation for Aroya Cruises to work with,” said Lars Clasen, CEO of Cruise Saudi. “This strategic partnership is crucial in ensuring that Aroya Cruises passengers have the best possible experience onboard.”
‘’We are extremely proud to be helping Aroya Cruises deliver a remarkably Arabian experience to their guests,” said Norman Schmiedl, CEO of Columbia Blue. “We are deploying all of our 40 years of experience in cruise ship management to deliver safe, efficient and sustainable standards to Aroya Cruises.”