Under the Auspices of

Cyprus Shipping – At the Forefront of Industry Developments
Enhancing Competitiveness In a Fast Changing World
Thursday, June 17, 2021 - Digital Conference


Chris Karavos
FML Ship Management in Cyprus

Executive Profile
Accomplished Executive Management Professional with demonstrated dynamic leadership skills and an extensive background in the Hospitality and Cruise Industry. Resourceful blend of business development skills with a strong focus on benchmarking and improving established protocols, processes and financial performance within industry leading, globally recognized cruise operations. Diversely experienced from start-up to completion, with a dedication to the organic and sustained growth of organizational performances and efficiencies. Results focused, possessing an effective leadership style which cultivates team empowerment, drives improvement at all levels and instills best practices.

Director , Hotel Operations
January 2019 to Current

Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines - Miami, Florida
Responsible for the overall Hotel Operations (Guest Experience) and performance for four cruise ships:
Harmony of the Seas
Oasis of the Seas
Anthem of the Seas
Brilliance of the Seas
Odyssey of the Seas
Jewel of the Seas
Rhapsody of the Seas

Strategy, Budget and KPI’s – Formulate operating budgets and sales forecasts. Lead the delivery of strategy and review of results, including ratings, guest experience, and operational and financial KPI’s. Exceeded revenue targets and performed better than budget on operating expense for last two year. Drive accountability and senior shipboard management ownership of results