Carnival Maritime GmbH announced today that Sandra Diana Bratland has been appointed Director, Destination Affairs for Carnival Group Norway, a new representative office in Bergen, as of October 1st.
“Norway is a strategic destination for Carnival’s Brands,” said Remco Buis, Senior Vice President Port Operations & Development at Carnival Maritime,“ and we believe we can ensure better stakeholder engagement and dialogue with relevant institutions through local representation.”
In this newly created role, Bratland will represent all relevant Carnival companies in the region and work closely with all stakeholders on active destination development and further improving sustainable cruise tourism.
Bratland possesses extensive experience on ports and destination related matters and was most recently employed by the Port of Bergen as the Head of Cruise Development after spending almost four years as the Managing Director for Cruise Norway. Other positions include Director of Shore Excursions for European Cruise Services.
Carnival Maritime is the marine service unit for Costa Group, the leading cruise company in Europe and Asia and part of Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s largest leisure travel company.