Holistica, a new company formed earlier this
year by Royal Caribbean and ITM Group that seeks to develop cruise
ports around the world, has appointed Carlos Torres de Navarra
as Chief Executive Officer.
With 20 years of experience in port
and destination development, Carlos most recently served as Vice
President of Global Port and Destination Development for Carnival
Corporation and previously as Vice President of Strategic and
Commercial Port Development for Carnival Cruise Line.
joining Carnival, he spent seven years with Royal Caribbean
Cruises Ltd. as Assistant Treasurer involved in business development, liquidity and capital planning, financial risk
management, acquisitions, as well as port development.
Carlos will report to the Holistica board and will be based in
“Carlos’ excellent reputation of building relationships and
delivering on strategic and commercial initiatives makes him an
ideal candidate to deliver on Holistica’s mission,” said Michael Bayley, President and CEO of Royal Caribbean International. “We
are thrilled to have him on board to meet the needs of coastal
communities, local governments, and land, sea, and air travelers
helping design the future of destinations globally.”
Originally from the south Florida area, Carlos has a
Bachelor’s Degree and MBA from the University of Miami.