Andy Stuart is Executive Vice President, Sales for Norwegian Cruise Line. He holds the dual role of Executive Vice President, International Sales and Charters, Meetings and Incentives (MICE) across the three brands of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd.: Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruise and Regent Seven Seas Cruises. For Norwegian Cruise Line, Stuart directs the company’s North American and International Sales. For Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises, he is responsible for International Sales as well as the MICE area. Stuart’s primary objective is ensuring Norwegian continues to enhance and strengthen its relationships with travel partners as its primary distribution system. He introduced Partners First in 2011, the company’s corporate philosophy of always putting its travel partners first in three key areas: investment in long-term travel partner success; a complete focus on being easy to do business with; and a commitment to travel partners on direct business. He was appointed to this position in November 2014.
Most recently, Stuart was Executive Vice President, Global Sales and Passenger Services. Prior to that, he was Chief Product Officer, responsible for delivery of the Freestyle Cruising product across the Norwegian fleet, ensuring that it provided exceptional value and quality for guests and was consistent with the marketing and brand positioning of the company.
Stuart joined Norwegian in 1988 and served as the company’s sales and marketing director in the United Kingdom until December 1996. He was named vice president of sales planning and relocated to the company’s Miami headquarters in January 1997. He was promoted to senior vice president of passenger services in 1998, and in 1999, named senior vice president of Norwegian sales. In 2000, he was promoted to senior vice president of marketing and sales. In 2003, Stuart was named executive vice president of marketing, sales and passenger services.
Stuart has also served as Chairman of the Cruise Lines International Association. He is an active participant on Twitter and can be found @nclandy.